We asked you, our generous donors, to share appreciation for the frontline heroes at Hamilton Health Sciences.

Please see below for the heartfelt messages:

Messages Shared

“To the front line workers: You are the best! You deserve a big hand and a big thank you from the whole world. God bless you and stay safe.”

Louis R.

“Thank you for everything you have done – not only the past few months but at all times. The virus has highlighted the amazing work you do all the time.”

Bernie D.

“A big thank you. Stay safe!”

Carmela P.

“We have attended Hamilton General Hospital for 26 years since my husband had bypass surgery and now at the Aortic Valve Clinic. Caring & professional staff everywhere. We need more folks like you!”

Margie N.

“Special thanks to Dr. Sogbesan in the eye clinic.”

Phillip T.

“Today, August 27, 2020, I was treated for my prostate cancer with a smile and much professionalism by Dr. Gordelis an nurse Susan. What an uplifting experience! Many thanks to such a wonderful and caring team!”

Malcolm O.

“Thank you so much. God bless. Take care!”

Gary W.

“I appreciate the great efforts of our frontline heroes. Keep it up heroes. Our prayers are with you.”

Shamim M.

“Thank you, thank you, thank you. The care I received 3 years ago was wonderful. Happy faces daily. Keep up the good work.”

Charles W.

“Thank you ALL so much – as a retired R.N. I know how hard it is and how much you give. Thank you.”

Penelope F.

“Wish you all the best. You are great and God be with you all!”

L & Jasbir R.

“Soooo glad, you’re here for us. Take care of yourselves.”

Pat K.

“I am very thankful for all the extra care you have shown to all of us. I have a daughter and two grandsons on the front lines just like you. God bless each & every one of you.”

Marie R.

“We are so thankful that the frontline workers are there to help us. What would we do without them. Bless you.”

Lina and Andy P.

“Our angels above our heads.”


“Thank you to all the doctors, nurses, drivers, and all essential workers for your care and courage in the fight against the COVID virus. We will win at the end very soon. Your family is praying for you.”

Phu Dac P.

“What do I say? There are simply no words to thank you and appreciate you for the care, love and dedication. It’s only my prayers and blessing that I can send to each and every one of you for your health & safety. God bless you.”

Krishanth R.

“Thank you to all frontline workers for what you do. You are all our heroes.”

Gail F.

“Thank you for all that you do and putting your life before others. That makes a true hero.”

Joe C.

“As a senior sick and alone, I know how wonderful it is to have a kind hand to hold. Thank you.”

Joan H.

“Words are not enough. Thank you is not enough. You are remembered in my prayers. Stay safe. God bless.”


“We are forever grateful to the doctors and nurses in the neonatal unit at McMaster Children’s Hospital. Our daughter was born 3 months early. She grew up and received her Ph.D. in Child Psychology and is working for The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.”

Betsy, Angelo and daughter Christine

“Thank you, thank you to all the frontline workers for your bravery and dedication. My father passed away May 2 from COVID-19. He had been in Long-Term Care for Alzheimer’s. I truly appreciate the frontline workers in research, care, rehabilitation, etc. All the frontline workers have enough to continue their priceless work during this crisis.”

Kirk J.

“I am extremely grateful for all your hospitality and service. It’s deeply appreciated and I am very thankful.”

“God bless you. What would we do without your bravery.”

Allan and Gwen H.

“Thank you for your dedication , bravery and self-sacrifice. Stay safe!”

Kerri M.

“You are way above your calling. Thanks!”

Rose and Mark P.

“Thank you all for your dedicated work! I know everyone really appreciates your work. THE BEST!”

Robert H.

“Say hello to Dr. Braga and his team that treated my son Raphael’s Leodpard syndrome. Thanks to all the safe – you ae essential!”

Julien B.

“Thank you for all your hard work. We appreciate it! We are grateful for you.”

Naeemah and Nickelah

“We are truly blessed to have the hospital staff work diligently through these difficult times. Many thanks to everyone who works in the Hamilton Health Sciences.”


“Thank you for all your hard work and dedication.”

Bryan and Margaret J.

“Thanks for all of your efforts to combat COVID-19 and all of the sacrifices you made to do so.”

Susan N.

“You are doing amazing work each and every day and I can’t thank you enough for your care and compassion. Please know that you are appreciated. Stay safe and stay well.”

Rob and Lori M.

“Thank you for all your caring and consideration. We are blessed to have you.”

Angie and Vince F.

“All of you have my gratitude for all the work you do to keep us all healthy. With our deepest thank you.”

Paul & Barb T.

“God bless. You wonderful, hard working frontline workers!”

Pearl G.

“Everyone’s hard work and dedication is respected and greatly appreciated. Keep up the great work.”

Stephanie G.

“Hello my friends. Thank you!”

Donald S.

“Thanks for your commitment to our health at the risk of your own. Keep up the great work!”

Mike C.

“I pray for you every day, thank you frontline workers for what you do!”

Susan D.

“What a wonderful job you have been doing in dangerous and stressful circumstances!”

Andrew F.

“Always with you!”

Kerrie & Derrick K.

“Thanks to Dr. Mian & staff!”

Maria D.

“Thanks for putting your own health at risk to help COVID-19 patients!”

Graham M.

“You guys are angels in disguise. Thank you!”

Suzete R.

“To all on the front lines, thanks for all your help. May God continue to give you strength to do your best for help the ones in need.”

Carmelo M.

“Sincere thanks for putting yourselves at risk each day you go to work in order to keep the rest of us healthy. Your efforts are much appreciated. Be safe and take care!”

Lynne N.

“To the staff at the Cancer Centre and the hospital: everyone there are angels from above – ready and willing to give care and love. Us patients are treated with understanding. We pray for good health to all and much blessing.”

Irene P.

“Your caring is truly appreciated.”

Ken S.

“I would like to thank the frontline workers at Hamilton Health Sciences. Bless your hearts!”

Marie D.

“Thank you for all the good work that you do for us.”

Judy and Ian M.

“”Bud” Andrew had great care when he had a massive stroke. He passed away in June but I know he was cared for with compassion. Thank you!”

John S.

“Stay safe and thank you.”

Margaret A.

“Much appreciation to all our frontline workers in this difficult time. Three of our family members are nurses.”

John N.

“Thank you.”

David K.

“To all frontline workers: We thank you so much and appreciate all what you do for us. You really are a God send. Bless you all.”

Jan and Mal W.

“Thank you that you help people. They need your help!”

Katy and John S.

“Thanks for saving lives.”


“Everyone I came in contact with was such a great help to me. Thank you all for the hard work you do.”


“You are super stars! Keep up the great work.”

Andrew, Jess and Cleo

“You are doing very well. You are our heroes. Thanks so much.”

Naseer A.

“Thank you to every one who operated on me, looked after me after the surgery and sent me home alive and very happy. Thank you again.”

David M.

“Thank you for my care if it wasn’t for the emergency doctor on duty, I would have died. Love you!”

Most grateful Brenda W.

“Thank you for all the wonderful work you do!”

Gina & Rosa M.

“A special thanks to the health care providers during my stay at the Hamilton General Hospital. Sue in Emergency; Margaret in ICU; Nikki on my Ward; Dr. A. Grindal; Dr. Mohammad – just to name a few. Thank you!”

Bonnie P.

“I had heart valve replacement surgery in June 2019. The staff was amazing, especially the nurses in the cardiac ICU. Thank you!”

Robert R.

“May God take care of all of you for the great kindness and care that you all are sharing. Thank you!”

Lorraine W.

“Thank you all for being there!”

Alan W.

“This past year, I have had many visits to McMaster University Medical Centre where I have received top notch care. Each time by all personnel. Honourable mentions are: Dr. Lima, Dr. Narula & Ostomy nurse Tracey Downs.”

Barbara M.

“Thank you – you’re the best!”

Jocelyn R.

“Thank you for your hard work in this difficult time for everyone.”


“Thank you for your dedication during this medical crisis.”

Audrey H.

“11 years ago at the age of 45, my life was saved by Neurologist Dr. Guneryson. I had brain aneurysm. I am alive and well, and followed by Neurology Clinic now. Thank you for your hard work and saving my life.”

Marina I.

“God bless you all for being there for all of us. Stay safe.”

Keith C.

“Thank you! Thank you! You are the true heroes of our time. You are all appreciated.”


“Thank you for being on the frontline including my husband during this difficult time. My family and I are grateful to all of you for your dedication and caring. Our very best wishes that you stay safe and well.”

Simret G. & Aman W.

“Thank you all for your time, your excellent care you provide, your bravery facing these past months. So very much appreciated.”

Grant-Henderson Family

“Thank you so much for your frontline dedication. You are truly a hero.”

Mary Lou B.

“Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! To all of the frontline workers. You are amazing! You are appreciated!”


“Thank you to all the frontline workers. Your dedication in this dangerous time is very much appreciated. You all deserve to be recognized. God bless you & keep you and your families safe.”

Audrey S.

“Thank you for being there for us. God bless.”

Patricia Y.

“Thank you all for going above and beyond in your care for Attess.”


“Thank you so much for all your help during this pandemic. All you guys are the true heroes. Keep up the great work.”

Tammy L.

“I am 82, my wife is 73. Thanks to all frontline workers for all that they do. I thank you so much.”

Elizabeth and George G.

“Thank you to all you frontline workers. Well appreciated. Don’t know how you do this all.”

Margaret V.

“Thank you for being there day in and day out. Your commitment is amazing and appreciated very much.”

E. Dymphna B.

“Thank you Dr. Young! Without knowing what the swelling in on my neck and face, we watched rather than cutting it out, and it went down normal. Thank you!”

Al B.

“Thank you very much to all the great staff at the hospital. May God bless you all for what you do.”

Joseph D.

“Good job!”

Lucien L.

“Thank you so much for all your care, compassion and courage throughout these difficult times.”

Mr. and Mrs. Cesare D.

“Simply put, I would not be writing this message were it not in the Hamilton General Hospital’s staff’s efforts to save me when I developed bacterial meningitis in 2011. I came to you in a coma and I live thanks to you.”

Catherine W.

“Thank you for your commitment to keeping us well on the front lines! God bless.”

Carole B.

“Just a note to say thank you for each day that you wake up and have the guts to go to work – for all you do and the stress you hold inside. Thank you!”

Joseph T.

“Thank you for all your efforts with saving precious lives and exceptional care.”

Gora M.

“Thank you for being on the frontline willingly and caring for others. You are the heroes!”

Ruth K.

“Thank you to all frontline workers! You are the best.”

Linda M.

“Thank you for being on the front lines over these past months. Our family appreciates your dedication!”

Margaret K.

“Your job is well done! Thank you to each and every one of you. God bless you!”

Lena A.

“Your efforts are appreciated even if they all not immediately recognized.”

Keith J.

“Thank you for all the work you do. God bless you.”

Jeanette P.

“To all frontline workers: You have given up so much to help people suffering at this time. May you know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Thank you!”

Barbara M.

“To all frontline workers & caregivers: I pray every night for you and your families’ safety. Thank you for your help in these times.”

Maria K.

“Keep up the good work as there is always the unexpected problems. Thanks for being there when emergencies come.”

Jean H.

“Thank you for all your help and dedication.”

Margary B.

“Thanks for everything.”

Tim C.

“Thank you to the doctors, nurses, and staff for the wonderful care I had while in hospital and a special thanks to Dr. Yang. Thank you!”

Harvey L.

“We are very lucky to have you, and we know it.”

Michael P.

“Thank you with my whole heart. You are so dedicated. My love to you all. Stay safe! We need you.”

Amanda D.

“May God be with you all, to keep you healthy and strong so that you can help the people in need of your help. God bless.”

Mary K.

“It has been 37 months since cancer and operation. I feel great many thanks to you all.”

Eleanore H.

“Thank you to all the frontline workers, especially the oncology team!”

Robert L.

“After ongoing cancer treatments, I appreciate all the frontline workers and their dedication. Thanks.”

Fred M.

“We are at war and you are our soldiers on the front line! Thank you all for putting life on the line.”

Dena and Eduarda M.

“Shout out to Dr. Hanna, my life saver. May the Lord richly bless you.”

Karen B.

“Thanks to all staff at Hamilton Health Sciences.”

Najeb H.

“May the Lord continue to be with all of us to make this pandemic go away.”

Bernhard W.

“Bravo! Be proud of what you do. I love you all.”


“Thank you for saving my life in March 2004.”

Pamela C.

“I thank all of you who work in the hospital. Thank you!”

John E.

“I experienced your skill and love from November 2018 to March 2019, and still do! Dr. David Quinlan, Dr. Rajaratnam, Dr. Menou, Dr. Eikelboom, “my” nurse Kaity, Mike and David in the ambulance and Andrea and other two ladies in X-ray; Jennifer, Janet and Melissa in Outpatient Service. I thank you from my heart.”

Karl F.

“Much appreciation for your selfless devotion to your fellow men and women.”

Harold S.

“A big thank you to Dr. Kazemi and all the wonderful staff in the chemo lab as well as the blood lab and the pharmacy. You all do a superb job and I am very grateful to all of you for all you do to help me along this difficult journey.”

John S.

“I was in the ER on August 24th, 2020 with a head injury. I had a male nurse looking after me from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. He was a very attentive and caring person. Sadly I didn’t get his name but I want to thank him.”

Milda K.

“I wish to express my sincere appreciation to Dr. David Wilson and the staff in the Operating Room and Recovery, at the Juravinski Hospital. Dr. Wilson, you gave my life back.”

Freddie S.

“I am a cancer survivor since 2000 and received excellent care during my treatments at your facility. Thanks to all for caring and continuing all your excellent work and care.”

Betty A.

“Thanks for all your work.”

Earl S.

“Thank you for all your work. Have a great day.”

Mike M.

“12 years ago I had quadruple surgery at Hamilton General Hospital. I’m 73 years young now. Thanks to all I have a good life. God bless all of you!”

Jim U.

“Thank you very much for everything you do!”

Michael D.

“Thank you all for everything you have done and continue to do. You are the best of the best. Stay safe!”

Lynn D.

“Thank you so much for the excellent care you gave to my granddaughter when he had ARFID several years ago. I don’t think she would be alive today if it weren’t for your care. God bless!”

Lynne P.

“Words do not begin to touch the hearts of people who give all they can and do.”

Marie D.

“Thank you for the essential care you are providing during these trying times.”

Keith R.

“Thank you for all that you do!”

Andrea N.

“Thank you for all you do, not only for children on a daily basis and through this pandemic, but also for what you do for families as they deal with unimaginable pain, fear and helplessness as their children deal with illness and/or injury. You are a source of strength, comfort, and compassion and knowledge.”

Carissa and Rick H.

“In our appreciation of kindly services and care of the doctor, nurses and staff in Hamilton Health Sciences.”

Yung Ho and Myong-ja

“Had heart valve replaced and a pacemaker inserted. Wonderful care by doctors and nurses.”

George J.

“Many thanks for all your daily work. I find the masks alone uncomfortable so you must be really suffering at the end of the day.”

Mary Lou J.

“Thanks for supportive environment for people facing COVID as well as for your continuing support & hard work on the front.”

Brian & Rob

“Where would we be without all you fine people? Many thanks to all for your dedication.”

Sharon C.

“Thank you :)”

Bev B.

“Thank you for the caring you give!”

Rich S.

“You’re doing a great job frontline workers! You are very much appreciated for all you do in keeping us all safe. God bless you!”

Laura L.

“Thank you so much for all the good you do. God bless!”

Lorraine G.

“Thank you for your compassion, dedication and service to all of us!”

Darrell H.

“Thank you so much for your life-saving care after my heart attack on March 19th! I’m forever grateful!”

Michael O.

“You all are so awesome! You are loved and appreciated! Keep up the great work.”

Alice B.

“To all the frontline workers, I must say thanks for the work you are doing. We are praying for every one on zoom and at home blessing to you all.”

Dorothy C.

“Thank you and God bless you all. Stay safe.”

Norma P.

“Thank you for your endless sacrifices in saving lives.”

Charmaine C.

“We are proud of our staff who are our frontline workers at Hamilton Health Sciences. We are thankful to our heroes.”

Parveen S.

“No one could ask for more. You’re the world’s best. Many thanks to all. Take care.”

Betty V.

“Keep up the great work. So many lives have been saved. Thank you.”

Norma P.

“There are no words to express how thankful we are for the courage and dedication you are showing during this pandemic. Stay strong.”

Ron & Hannelarc B.

“Thank you so much for the wonderful people at Hamilton General Hospital. You are loved! You are great! Thank you.”

Gail Y.

“Thank you for all you do. We are so fortunate. God bless you all.”

Karen and Jim R.

“Thank you for all your long hours and hard work to keep everyone safe. Thank you to your families also.”

Shirley F.

“Thank you for risking your lives to save others in this difficult time. May God give you the strength and courage to carry on the good work.”

Nandino S.

“I received your wonderful care a year ago and am truly grateful. A smile is worth a thousand words. Keep on smiling.”

Frances S.

“Thank you so much for your service! My granddaughter serves in Orangeville.”

Lloyd W.

“For who you are, for what you do, there is no measure but I will say thanks one million!”

James K.

“You are wonderful! Savers of lives. You are our hope!”

Peter B.

“We are so thankful for all the work you are doing. I pray for you to stay safe.”

W. R.

“We should all think of you as guardian angels on earth. Thank you! Keep up the good work. Stay well and God bless.”

Rose S.

“Hamilton Health Sciences workers – you have shown incredible adaptability, endurance and passion for our community. Thank you.”

Barbara W.

“Thank you one and all for going above and beyond the call of duty. It was much appreciated. God bless.”

James G.

“Weeks and months pass and you continue to work tirelessly for others. The great work you do! We very much appreciate all you do. God bless you! Stay strong and healthy!”

Marion W.

“Thank you so much for all that you do to keep people safe. We care!”

Jean P.

“Thank you for your work and may God bless you all. Keep up the good work!”

Carlo D.

“Thank you for your service. As a former military officer, I understand the meaning of service to community. Sacrifice is often a part of the service to protect one’s family. Be kind, be calm and be safe!”

Ken T.

“Thank you for all the work to keep things afloat. Keep up the great work!”


“Thank God for people like you. True angels. Thank you!”

Myra S.

“Thanks to Dr. Feeny and staff for the wonderful care at the ICD.”

Fred K.

“Thank you to all the frontline workers for all the hard work they do, helping so many. I don’t know how we would cope without them. They are wonderful!”

Audrey I. F.

“We appreciate your hard work and care.”

Vince and Carrie S.

“Much love :)”

Carlo R.

“You were with my brother Arthur M. when he died of COVID-19. You gave him love, caring and comfort. God bless each and every one of you.”

Ronald M.

“All bad things come to an end with your help.”

Italo G.

“Thank you for all your hard work during these hard times. Your work has ALWAYS been appreciated. Thank you.”

Ingo S.

“In these difficult and frightening times, you are ALL heroes and heroines.”

Maureen S.

“Thank you for your selflessness, your hard work, your tireless efforts, and your glowing smiles. I appreciate everything you have done for me, and all the other lives you have blessed with your presence. Keep up the strength and the fantastic job you are all doing!”

Abdel L. J.

“Congratulations and great job!”

Anwar R.

“We’re doing our best to stay out of your way of doing yours! Thanks for your commitment to serve others.”

Gordie V.

“Thank you for all the hard work you do. It is very much appreciated.”

Doreen D.

“God bless all the health care workers in Canada. You have shown the world that we live in a great place. We still have to be very careful until a vaccine is found. Thank you!”

Nancy B.

“With your help, we will get through this. God bless you all.”

Meg O.

“God in his infinite wisdom, gave each and everyone of us, a gift or talent. Through free will, it’s up to us to seek them out. You have taken that time to think clearly, feel deeply, and act wisely, in that decision and dedication to that mission. We know there are angels and saints, but because of you, and your caring touch, they walk among us. May God bless, and watch over you and your families. We can’t thank you enough for your brave and heroic actions everyday.”

Rick and Henry R.

“A great big thank-you for the fantastic care I experienced.”

Billy M.

“I can’t imagine how difficult your jobs are on a regular basis, let alone right now. Thank you so much for showing up every day doing an extraordinary job. You are all our everyday superheroes. We all appreciate all of your hard work! Please stay happy & healthy!”

Linda & Nazdary M.

“Our every day heroes. God bless you all.”

“Thank you for protecting us all from the infectious virus. Your work is much appreciated as it helps to keep all mankind safe and well.”

Mona H.

“Be safe.”

Ferryccio R.

“Thank you all very much.”

Margaretha B.

“Thank you for all of the hard work you do! We cannot thank you enough. I know it’s hard and you’re making a big difference for so many people.”


“Your dedication to your profession is so appreciated. My son spent 147 days at Hamilton General Hospital, in ICU and Trauma & ABI unit. Staff were amazing in their care.”

Susan C.

“May the love of God continue to shine through you as you care for your patients and look out for the health and well-being of each other. Thank you so much for your dedicated service at this trying time.”

James A.

“Where would we be without you? Your choice to serve our community is heroic and selfless. I am so thankful we have you here to help make things brighter and better. THANK YOU!”

Andrea B.

“Thank you all for your unconditional support & commitment to our community. You are all superheroes and a true example of being dedicated to your profession.”

Anna P.

“Thank you frontline workers for your service, dedication and courage. We are forever grateful.”

Frank K.

“From the bottom of my heart, I thank you for your bravery. Putting your patients before yourselves. We banged our pots and pans on our balcony to show our thanks. May God bless you and keep you safe and well and your family. Keep up the good work but look after yourselves first.”

Connie B.

“Whenever I walk into the hospital – any one – for tests or a check-up, I am always met with cheerful and helpful frontline workers! I feel safe and well looked after by all the frontline workers. With many thanks!”

Judy L.

“Thanks all frontline workers for keeping us safe and well.”

Barb C.

“Thank you to frontline workers. You are an awesome group of workers :)”

Donna C.

“I had surgery last December 18, 2019 with Dr. Ola Malabury. I have never been treated with such dignity, care and respect as I was with my health care team. Absolutely amazing facility, and health care team!”

Carolyn E.

“We cannot express how much it means to us but at Hamilton Health Sciences, we received much excellent care from nurses and doctors and all of staff on the frontline in the hospital.”

Heidi S.

“Thank you so very much. We couldn’t make out without you. Stay well and safe. Very warm regards.”

Dorothy A.

“Your courage and devotion is very much appreciated and needed. Thank you.”

John Y.

“Thank you for being there for all of us. May you be blessed for all your care. Wishing everyone good health.”

Rebecca N.

“Word cannot express my thanks to everyone’s efforts in this time of crisis. Please let there be peace on earth.”

Chinda C.

“Thank you for all you do everyday to keep us all safe and healthy :)”

The Sarim Family

“Thanks to all of you. You are true heroes. I was in the hospital July 15th and you were great – upbeat & smiling!”

Judy R.

“Thank you for your sacrifices of time and energy. May God bless you all and keep you and your families safe and healthy.”

Margaret B.

“Your bravery is outstanding. Your caring is unwavering. You are the superheroes of the medical world. Thank you for doing what you do.”

Robert F.

“Thanks for all of the sacrifices you have made during this pandemic and always. Please keep safe and well :)”

Danielle L.

“I was diagnosed with stage 4 C.L.L. cancer in November 2015. The excellent care I received from Dr. Fraser and trial nurse Terri-Lynn Vanderpool was great. Also a big thanks to all chemo treatment nurses: Janis, Anne, Helen, Traci, Sue, Dona-Lee, and Maureen. Also Janis on my last chemo day and bell ringing ending! Many thanks.”

Don G.

“Thank you for all your efforts during COVID. The extra hours you work on the frontlines are inspiring.”

Reynold G.

“To all the frontline workers, your hard work and effort to save the children’s lives and help them to recover, we all appreciate. Thank you!”

Rosanna S.

“With all my heart, I thank you for all you have done for me.”

Rose V.

“I wish to say thank you for all frontline workers. God bless you all.”

Avril M.

“Thanks for everything. Thanks to the frontline workers for helping me when I needed the care. God bless.”

Ridha A.

“Thanks from deep of my heart for your care to all of us. God bless!”

Batoo H.

“Thank you to the great care I received at The General. Thanks to all frontline workers.”

Myrtle D.B.

“Keep up your good work especially through this trying time. You are dedicated people and we appreciate you. Thank you.”

Janet and Marlin C.

“Thank you for all you do at risk to yourselves. My family appreciates your daily work. P.S. I appreciate the accurate diagnosis and 3 stents placed last October!”

John S. T.

“Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your care, compassion, and selfless dedication. You are all angels.”

Percy M.

“May God continue to bless you in your work of caring.”

Theresa S.

“Thank you for your loving care, including the volunteers.”

Elsie P.

“Doing great job. Wish you all very well. God bless you all.”

Mussarat M.

“It isn’t until we’re pushed to our absolute limits, do we then realize just what we’re made of. Thank you for all your sacrifices and bravery.”

Tom L.

“All you wonderful people. Your care in helping people get well is inspiring.”

Patricia T.

“Thank you for your work in keeping us safe. God bless you!”

Eva M.

“I have family both in USA and Scotland working in the hospitals. The least I can do at age 88 years old is to donate to the cause. Take care and thank you!”

Maria H.

“Thank you. Love you all.”

Walter F.

“To Hamilton Health Sciences, I would like to extend big thanks and appreciation to your staff for doing amazing job. Special thanks for frontline workers, putting their lives at risk.”

Milica Z.

“Thank you for all your support. I go to Boris Clinic every 5 weeks for scan and am treated with respect. Cheers.”

Doris F.

“Thank you all for your caring and compassion. Thank you, thank you!”

Bobbie S.

“I cannot imagine how life could be if frontline workers refuse to work. Thank you for your sacrifice!”

Sayed H.

“You are the best of this world. Keep up the good work. We salute you!”

Farooq A.

“I admire and appreciate all you do every day to look after people’s health and well-being. You are heroes – every day of the year – but especially now during this pandemic.”

Marina G.

“Thank you for giving my sister such wonderful care when she was in The General with a brain aneurysm. It is a miracle that she is fine now.”

Carol N.

“Thank you for your great efforts :)”

Meena K.

“Stars can’t shine without darkness. Our frontline workers have been shining very brightly during Covid-19.”

Sue B.

“Thank you so much for putting yourselves at risk to help those in need. We are grateful for all you do.”

Gail and Bob H.

“Thank you for all you do!”

Kathy C.

“It is better for me to give than to receive!”

Robert B.

“Thanks to each and every one on the front line for all the dedication and hard work you all have done. Thank you.”

Colin and Sharon C.

“Thank you to all frontline workers! We appreciate all your hard work.”

John and Sally S.

“Thank you for your service during this COVID-19 pandemic.”

Olesia K.

“Thank you for the excellent care – surgery and follow-ups. All the staff, technicians, nurses and doctors in the ICU were superb. We are forever grateful for your care.”

Joyce B.

“Dear nurses, all my great thanks to you. You were always there for me. My prayer for you all that God would give you daily strength to you for the care you give to all patients. Thank you!”

Marie D.

“My thoughts and prayers go out to each and every one of you for the courageous work that you are doing to keep all of us safe. Deepest appreciation to you all!”

Sharon A.

“Bless all of you for all your hard work. Thank you.”

Barfana S.

“Thank you so much for all you’ve done and will be doing in the future.”

Diane and F. M.

“Keep calm, keep strong, carry on, never give up, keep on trying, all day and all night long. Thank you.”

Dorothy V.

“Thank you very much frontline workers. Step by step, we can return to normal life because every one of you worked very hard. We appreciate our frontline heroes. Again thank you, thank you!”

King T.

“Thanksgiving Day 2020 will mark 3 years from the day you saved my life. Thank you. As you continue to labour amid the layers of complications brought about by COVID-19, thank you for your continued compassion, your care and your personal sacrifice. Words fall short. Thank you.”

Carl D.

“Thank you frontline workers. You have made a difference to MANY LIVES.”

Lily C.

“We are so grateful for the frontline workers. Keep up the good work!”

Rosemarie B.

“Thank you isn’t enough. You are amazing and we are blessed to have you in our lives. God bless!”

Sabina D.

“I am one of the people at high risk right now, and am really grateful for all you are doing at the moment. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!”

James T.

“Dr. Sandhu & staff, all the best. Thank you!”

Ron R.

“To all health care workers, I understand your discomfort in wearing PPE & appreciate that you’re all in it to help anyone who needs the care. Big hugs to all workers who work long hours throughout this troubled time.”

Janet F.

“I feel you saved my life a few years ago and God knows how many since the pandemic arrived. Thank you for the excellent care for my ongoing cancer treatment and for being our heroes in this pandemic. There are no words to describe your bravery and commitment! God bless.”

Stanley A.

“Thank you for the care I received after my stroke!”

Diane W.

“I want to thank the doctors and staff at the Cardiac Ambulatory Clinic 4 East. I received excellent care and for that I’m grateful.”

Jackie B.

“Thank you for giving your time, expertise, and care to all those who desperately need it. THANK YOU!”

Roberta B.

“Keep up your good work and spirits!”

The Barlow Family

“I unfortunately had a stroke in November 2017. My 6 weeks stay in rehab and 6 more in outpatient physio are the reason I can write this note, walk with a cane and continue doing home physiotherapy! Thank you!”

Lois H.

“Don’t know how we would cope without you. Many, many thanks.”

Bill and Louise B.

“Our daughters were born there and every action you do helps all of us. Blessed to be part of it. Thank you!”

Walter M.

“Thank you so much for all your amazing and priceless work. God bless you guys! THANK YOU.”

Martha M.

“I wish you all the VERY BEST.”

Albert V.

“To frontline workers, you guys are doing great job! Thank you for everything. God bless you guys!”

Urvish Kumar and Riyansh P.

“Thank you to everyone at the hospital, for all their knowledge, kindness and humour during this very difficult and dangerous time.”

Bea M.

“Thank you for everything. That you do, especially during these trying times. We have always appreciated your work, and even more now. Thank you.”

Janko and Ljubica J.

“Thank you for the sacrifices you make every day. I am a grandmother. I have 5 kids, 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. It is people like you that allow me to sleep at night. Thank you.”

Teresa L.

“Thank you for ALL you do. Stay strong and healthy.”

Valerie N.

“Your courage, selflessness and dedication are bumbling. There are no words to adequately thank you. I am praying for you. God bless and keep you safe.”

Lauraine S.

“Thank you for all you do! Your time and dedication is very appreciated. God bless you all.”

Angela L.

“Dear frontline workers, thank you for your service. You all are doing a wonderful job. May God bless you all very much.”

Brownie L.

“Thanksgiving Day 2020 will mark 3 years from the day you saved my life. Thank you. As you continue to labour amid the layers of complications brought about by Covid-19, thank you for your continued compassion, your care, and your personal sacrifice – words fall short. Thank you.”

Carl D.

“I was in and out of Juravinski Cancer Centre a lot throughout my ordeal and all the staff were awesome – kind, patient and well done.”

Carl A.

“For all you do and all you still have to do – my heartfelt thanks to you all. Stay safe & Stay well!”

Carol A.

“Thank you. Stay healthy and safe. Eternally grateful to Dr. B.M. Drew.”

Dawn Olivia B.

“You are doing a wonderful job but please take care of yourselves.”

Diane F.

“I am sure there are many people appreciate the work that is done by the frontline workers especially at this time. Thank you!”

Donald B.

“To the staff at The General: ever so grateful for the great care given to Michael during his stay (Oct – Dec 2018).”

Donna D.

“Thanks for a great job done.”

Doreen W.

“My experience with the colposcopy clinic has always been amazing. The staff always put me at ease and are always friendly.”

Elaine W.

“Thanks to Dr. Ellis from Australia, Pauline and volunteer Mrs. Sommerville and all other staff. You are doing a great job! I express my total satisfaction and appreciation. Thank you all!”

Gale H.

“Doing wonderful job we appreciate.”

Gulshan L.

“My visit to Hamilton Health Sciences was a very positive experience. Thank you!”

Heide C.

“Thank you for all the good work you do. Stay safe.”

Jim and Betty M.

“I was at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre a few times and the nurses, doctors and all staff were great and so helpful. Nothing but smiles and kindness. Thanks all.”

Joan B.

“Every day since the end of July 2019, I take a moment and have good thoughts and say a quiet thanks to the great physicians, nurses and staff at Hamilton General Hospital. All the best!”

Joseph H.

“Blessings to each of you for the love and care you have shown during this most difficult time. I pray that God will keep you all safe and well.”

June B.

“When you carry faith in your pocket and love in your heart, no mountain is too tall. Thank you.”

Katie B.

“Thank you all so much. You’re all so great. Thanks again.”

Keith S.

“You helped me so I want to help you. Thank you!”

Landon H.

“In a selfish world you choose to give your time and put your health at risk and let your kindness help others. Sincerely thank you.”

Leo M.

“You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Thank you for all you are doing.”

Lindy A.

“Our sincere heart-felt thanks and appreciation for the great services. You all are amazing throughout this COVID time period. God bless you all.”

Maizna W.

“Thank you, all frontline workers (life-savers!) My husband is in long term care for 3 years now. You are appreciated.”

Marjorie R.

“You are appreciated by so many. For your hard work and efforts to serve others. God bless. Thank you!”

Megan M.

“Stay safe and God bless all the frontline workers.”

Mena B.

“Hyperbaric team and Drs. Gregor, Davis and MacDonald: Mike emerged from the chamber daily treatments with cheerfulness and optimism. Thank you!”

Mike and Freida M.

“Thank you for all that you do! You are amazing. I , too, am a healthcare professional (OT), but, there is something extra special about those who work at McMaster Children’s Hospital. Keep being the superheroes you are. God bless.”

Natalie H.

“This pandemic has a toll on all of us in different ways. Thanks to all of you, frontline workers. I appreciated you all very much.”

P. W.

“With all my heart I am very grateful to all the staff and doctors at Hamilton General Hospital for saving my life.”

Pat T.

“I like to say thanks to all the nurses and doctors for taking care of me. I hope you all stay safe. Thanks again.”

Peter W.

“Thank you :)”

Richard K.

“Thank you for your selfless support to those in need of your help and compassion during this difficult time.”

Susan M.

“A big thank you to the frontline workers, they are so brave. They are the heroes. They are the angels and extraordinary people. All the best to all.”

Sylvie & Tom B.

“You are all in our thoughts and prayers daily. We can’t thank you enough for what you have done for our daughter and all of other children. You are ALL so needed and appreciated. Thank you :)”

The Leighton Family

“Thank you for all that you do. My baby, Amara, was 2 weeks old when we went to McMaster Children’s Hospital. I thank you so much for saving her and caring for us all.”

Tanya P.

“Thank you frontline heroes for dedicating your life. We appreciate you all. Please know that we are always grateful for all that you do.”

The Hernandez Family

“Thank you for everything. You’ve changed our son’s life!”

The Sikorskis

“Thank you for your help. God bless.”

Vera R. D.

“You all went above and beyond. Thank you.”

Bill, Sandra and Melanie K.

“Thank you for all you do. I have been a patient in your hospital and I know how kind and caring your doctors and nurses are. Thank you.”

Sandra R.

“Dear frontline workers at Hamilton Health Sciences: I can’t thank you enough for your hard work and dedication towards our patients.”

Istvan R.

“We would like to thank the frontline workers for the wonderful job they are doing. Keep up the good work!”

Richard and Emma M.

“My family would like to thank all doctors, nurses, attendants for their hours of service during these long and difficult months that you have been on the job. You are the best. Thank you.”

Bernice and Paul O.

“Thank you for your selfless dedication and courage during this pandemic. You are truly amazing!”

Doreen M.

“Thank you for your care and sacrifice to keep others safe. We appreciate you all.”

William M.

“Thank you for what you do. I spent 10 days at Juravinski Hospital and was very happy with the care I received. Also, when I had six chemo treatments everyone was very kind. Thanks again.”

Johnina M.

“Having been a nurse at McMaster Children’s Hospital for 24 years in the Neonatal and Short Stay units, it was hard work in ‘normal’ times, let alone what it must be like with the extra stress of COVID-19. Many thanks for going that ‘extra mile’.”

Susan B.

“Thank you for all you have given in the COVID-19 battle. You are appreciated. Thank you.”

Margaret S.

“Thanks to all the frontline workers for their generous support. You are heroes indeed! May the good Lord bless and protect you and your families. Stay safe, stay healthy. You are always in my prayers.”

Patricia G.

“You quietly go above your daily care to children who are suffering mentally and physically. You go home at night to your family, placing a possible risk to them. You are true heroes and we, the public, are so grateful.”

Polly G.

“We received amazing care at Hamilton Health Sciences. The caring staff made all the difference!”

Michael E.

“Many thanks to the nurses and doctors for the great service when I had my colonoscopy. They were very friendly and efficient in their work.”

William H.

“Thank you for being there for me when I suffered a stroke on April 7, 2020. The prompt actions of the Paramedic Team and the dedicated care of staff at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital and Hamilton General Hospital helped me on my way to a full recovery. God bless!”

Pat D.

“Thanks for all your hard work and dedication!”

Olamide S.

“You are all fantastic! Your resilience, compassion, skills, tolerance, strengths and professionalism are more than admirable.”

Florence P.

“You are our everyday heroes. I wish I had more to give. Thank you for your service. Prayers going up!”

Sandra-Lee P.

“Thank you for your dedication.”

Brian F.

“We should all be very thankful and grateful for all you do. Big thank you from us to you all!”

Alexander and Linda S.

“Thanks for doing what you do to keep us safe.”

Joyce B.

“Thank you to all the helpful and supportive staff who are there for patients and their families through the tough journeys. God bless!”

Mahvash I.

“Thank you for saving lives.”

Angelo Z.

“Thanks so much to the frontline heroes who are patient and understanding and unconditionally helpful! This message is from my 15 year old son.”

The Kan Family

“Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Stay healthy and happy Thanksgiving to everyone.”

Helen G.

“I would like to take this time to say thank you for all your hard work in keeping us all safe through this dangerous time. Thank you.”

Edward W.

“Thank you for your frontline service. We thank you!”

Dorothy J.

“Thanks to Hamilton Health Sciences heroes!”

Mohamaud S.

“God bless you all.”

Desmond B.

“As this dreadful pandemic continues, please know that we have not forgotten you and your devotion to our health and safety. Thank you for all you do.”

Cheryl D.

“Words are not enough to thank the doctors and nurses at Hamilton General. I had heart surgery in May 2020 amid Covid 19 pandemic and I was so well looked after in the ICU and then in the cardiac ward by the wonderful nurses and doctors there. You saved my life and I will be eternally grateful to you all. You are very special people and I thank you from the bottom of my heart!”

Patricia R.

“I am a breast cancer survivor and my husband John is a prostate cancer survivor too. We are so thankful for the excellent care and kindness we received from Juravinski Cancer Centre. God bless!”

Marilyn M.

“As an old nursing gratduate from Hamilton General Hospital in 1961, I appreciate all you do. My dear husband interned at The General and was a local General Practitioner for many years until he died in 2010. Keep up the good work!”

Marion A.

“Thank you doctors and nurses! Keep up the good work. Thank you so much.”

Lillian S.

“God bless you all. May God keep you safe. Thank you for all that you are doing.”

Joellen and Doug B.

“Thanks and prayers every day for our frontline heroes. You are thought of often.”

Dawson S.

“Many thanks to Melanie Butler for her caring, compassion and exemplary work!”

Amie S.

“I am having a hard time writing so I’ll just say thanks a million!”

M. K.

“God bless you frontline workers. Protect each one of you against the virus and any other viruses. May you each have the strength you needed for each day.”

Irene W.

“May you find comfort in knowing all you do is appreciated from more people than you can imagine. May all good things come your way. Please stay safe as best as you can. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.”

Dolores B.

“Thank you to all our frontline workers and also to your great hospital!”

T. M.

“Best wishes to all the hard working staff. I have been in the ICU the past year. Thanks for the service.”

Richard N.

“Thank you. God bless!”

Una B.

“Thank you for your dedicated service to all those in need at this difficult time. Your sacrifice is truly appreciated.”

Karon M.

“Your selfless dedication for keeping children safe and healthy during this difficult time is very much appreciated.”

Dr. Lorianne H.

“Many thanks for the wonderful care I received at Hamilton General Hospital when I had a stroke.”

Mary B.

“Thank you for your tireless service and putting yourselves at risk to serve others. You are all the true heroes”

Candice M.

“To Pat Reilly, thanks Pat for keeping me mobile!”

“For the second time you have saved me from certain death due to subdural hematomas. Thank you. Gold bless your continued work.”

Waldemar S.

“Thanks to all health care workers!”

Barbara M.

“Thank you! You are the best. You rock. Stay well!”

Sherri M.

“I am in awe and so appreciative of our frontline workers. You unselfishly put our needs ahead of yourselves. It takes a special person to do what you do. We will remember this year and all of you. My greatest thanks!”

Linda A.

“Many thanks to nurses on the Neurosurgery floor and the step down unit.”

Jyoi M.

“Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre is a fantastic hospital where everyone smiles!”

Pat D.

“I would like to take this time and thank every frontline worker and ask that God continue to guide and be with you during this very difficult time.”

John-Paul A.

“Thank you for your dedication and cheerful care during these trying and difficult times.”

Charlisle L.

“A heartfelt thanks to the staff on 3B2 at McMaster Children’s Hospital. You helped our daughter in her most critical time, and took care of us as parents equally well. You guys rock.”

Ray S.

“There’s a special place in heaven for the frontline workers.”

Ralph M.

“Dear staff at C3, thank you for the relentless care, your staff provided during the last month of my husband’s life. Thank you.”

Kathy R.

“Thank you and God bless all of you!”

Roseanne S.

“Thank you all frontline workers. I sincerely appreciate all you do to help us get through this particular time in our lives.”

William I.

“You are admired and appreciated for all you do at Hamilton Health Sciences. You give us hope. Thank you.”

Helen B.

“Thank you for all that you are doing! You truly are heroes.”

Nancy R.

“Thanks for all you do! You provided us with amazing compassionate care.”

The McClung Family

“Thank you for all that you do to keep patients going during these trying times. God bless.”

Elizabeth A.

“Thank you for your daily and nightly efforts. Your compassion and courage are priceless.”

Penny O.

“Sincere thank to all the frontline workers who risk their lives to save ours. This is a very trying time for all of us. We need each other. Keep up the good work.”

Sandra S.

“You are truly amazing people. Thank you!”

Raymond S.

“Thank you frontline workers for all your hard work and care to keep us safe and strong.”

Bernice C.

“Thank you for your devotion to others.”

James T.

“To Dr. Ryo and Cancer care team, thank you for looking after me during my liver operation and follow-up. My best wishes to all the staff at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre. I am doing fine!”

Herbert H.

“Thank you to all of you for everything you are doing for all of us.”

“Thank you for all your hard work during this difficult time. We would be lost without you!”

Brian and Rose C.

“Thank you for being brave enough and patient enough to work the long hours and for coping with so many frustrations.”

Christine G.

“Heartfelt thank you to Dr. Mulji, Dr. Chu, the surgical team, and the cardiac unit of 5 South. To all frontline workers that risk your lives to save ours. You are the angels on earth!”

Diane P.

“Thank you for your expertise and dedication.”

Elizabeth T.

“Thank you for your dedication. It is good to know there are people who are willing to do the job.”

Grant R.

“To all the frontline workers. Thank you so very very much for what you are doing every single day.”

Mary K.
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