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St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation

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St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation, as part of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation, is focused on raising funds in support of St. Peter’s Hospital and its programs. 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.

As a foundation, we are focused on enabling outstanding patient care through our goal of Health Care, Transformed.

Latest SPHF News

Luke Fillion embracing his mother who is in a wheelchair

Fillion’s Footsteps for Palliative Care

On Friday, May 10, Luke Fillion will walk from Hamilton to the base of the CN Tower in Toronto in memory of his mother Janis for his sixth-annual Fillion’s Footsteps for Palliative Care in support of St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation.
Bob Bristo poses for a photo at St. Peter’s Hospital.

Learning to Walk Again

“My back pain was excruciating,” recalls Bob Bristo of Georgetown. “Then I began to experience weakness and paralysis in my legs. It kept getting worse until I could barely wiggle my toes.”
Lisa with her daughter Aspen holding a “3” balloon on the beach.

A Cancer Patient’s High-Risk Pregnancy

“The headaches kept getting worse,” recalls Lisa Allain of Welland. “Then I started to feel nauseous and I was having trouble finding words. I realized that something was seriously wrong after I had a seizure.”
Pearl holding MacKid Isabella next to an artistic rendering of Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre

A Philosophy of Giving for National Philanthropy Day

Helping others in need is good medicine for everyone. With the arrival of National Philanthropy Day on November 15, 2018, it is a time to reflect on how philanthropy can make a real difference in people's lives.

Fast Facts – St. Peter’s

• Home to the largest Palliative Care program in Canada

• Home to the Centre for Healthy Aging, which provides specialized outpatient programs to enhance seniors’ ability to remain in the community

• The GERAS Centre, housed in the Juravinski Research Centre for Studies in Aging, is focused on research to enhance the quality of life for seniors

• Pioneered the use of Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) for patients with dementia (now in use across Canada in more than 700 facilities)

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