Barry’s Jewellers Shines Bright in Care4 Program

Hamilton, ON: Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation is pleased to announce that Barry’s Jewellers Ltd. has joined its Care4 cause marketing program. Just in time for the holiday season, 3 per cent of the profits from each purchase made at the Hamilton and Burlington locations will be donated to Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation. This new partnership with The Foundation is a way for Barry’s Jewellers to give back to the community as part of its 30 Years of Brilliance anniversary celebration.

Barry's“At Barry’s we pride ourselves in celebrating our clients’ significant milestones from births and graduations to weddings and anniversaries, creating meaningful, lifetime relationships that we personally cherish,” says Barry Turk, Founder and President, Barry’s Jewellers Ltd. “And now after 30 years of business, we are proud to continue our tradition of giving back to the community by partnering with Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation.”

“It gives me great pleasure to welcome Barry’s Jewellers to our Care4 family,” says Pearl Veenema, President and CEO, Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation. “Barry’s Jewellers has been a generous supporter of The Foundation for many years and we are very excited about embarking on this new journey with them.”

As part of Barry’s Jewellers’ 30 Years of Brilliance celebration, special promotions are running until year-end at both locations in Hamilton or Burlington. The Hamilton Premium Outlet is located at 730 Upper James St., while the Burlington location is at Mapleview Centre.

Barry’s Jewellers Ltd. joins a growing list of regional businesses committed to transforming health care in south-central Ontario through the Care4 cause marketing program. To learn more about Care4, visit hamiltonhealth.ca/care4.

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 About Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation and Care4:

Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation is a registered charitable organization raising funds in support of Hamilton General Hospital, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, McMaster Children’s Hospital, McMaster University Medical Centre, St. Peter’s Hospital and all of their associated programs including the Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre and Regional Rehabilitation Centre.

We are an essential partner in the health care journey as The Foundation provides funding for leading-edge equipment and patient amenities, innovative research initiatives, redevelopment of patient care spaces, and the education and training of health care providers. We are focused on enabling outstanding patient care at Hamilton Health Sciences, through our goal of Health Care, Transformed.

Care4 is an innovative fundraising partnership that empowers businesses to demonstrate social responsibility by making a financial commitment on behalf of their customers to Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation. The principle of the program is simple, yet powerful in its multiplier effect. When Consumers make a purchase from a Care4 partner, a portion of the purchase directly supports patient care, education, research and equipment across the supported sites of Hamilton Health Sciences.

About Barry’s Jewellers Ltd.:

Barry’s Jewellers is a boutique-concept local jeweller that has served the Hamilton-Burlington Community for the past 30 years. The founder and owner, Barry Turk, developed an interest in the intriguing world of diamonds, gems, and precious metals. As a young man fresh out of McMaster University, he set out to build a business out of his passion. Today Barry’s enjoys relationships with thousands of clients who have chosen to entrust us with their important and meaningful milestones. We continue to delight our clients every day by offering the best personal shopping experience.

Starting as a one-man show 30 years ago, Barry’s now enjoys wide recognition and a great reputation in the community as a home-grown success story. And we are proud that the enterprise now consists of a team of 40 talented brand ambassadors handling various aspects of the operation. Our aim is to continually be at the forefront of what it means to give the best shopping experience as a jeweller of choice and to exceed all our clients’ expectations.

Media Contacts:

Tamara Pope
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation
905-521-2100 ext. 43744
popetamara@hhsc.ca 

Nina Love
Director – Brand Strategic Development
Barry’s Jewellers Ltd.
905-575-4415
nina@barrys.ca