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New Partnership With Joseph Tassoni

We are proud to partner with Joseph Tassoni, a Burlington-based Canadian high-end fashion brand to develop a custom Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation non-medical face covering that will be available with a minimum $15 donation per adult mask.

Greg, Shanon and baby Mason pose for a photo.

A New Baby, Business Line and Partnership Amidst a Pandemic

In the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, local businessman Greg Forsythe and his wife Shanon were expecting their first child. At the same time, Greg decided it was time to use his family’s 109-years of experience in blending to develop a new division of Forsythe Lubrication called Forsythe Health Care.

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Winner Announced for Ontario-Wide 50/50 Lottery

Congratulations to the lucky winner of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation’s 50/50 Inspiration Lottery! On August 31, Lorraine D. from St. Catharines was announced as the jackpot winner of $53,037.50, which was 50 per cent of the proceeds raised through the lottery. The other 50 per cent will support highest-priority needs at Hamilton Health Sciences.

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A Message From Our CEO – Celebrating Our Loyal Donors

Over the last 10 years, donors have helped Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation contribute nearly $150 million toward patient care. And while 2020 has been a challenging year, our donors and the community at large have stepped up in heartwarming ways to support the frontline clinical teams as they provide vital care during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Care for the End of Life

Palliative care specialists often collaborate with the Assisted Dying Resource and Assessment Service (ADRAS) to ensure that patients receive the best possible palliative care during the process of MAiD, or medical assistance in dying.

A collage of caregivers wearing PPE, as well as a photo of Hamilton General Hospital. At the centre is The Gulshan & Pyarali G. Nanji Family Foundation logo.

Double Your Impact to our COVID-19 Response

The Gulshan & Pyarali G. Nanji Family Foundation will match all donations up to $100,000 in support of Hamilton General Hospital Foundation’s COVID-19 response.

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Business Supports Cancer-Care Workers During COVID-19 Crisis

Thanks to the generosity of The Walters Group of Companies and its Chairman Walter Koppelaar, a bagged lunch/snack will be delivered every Friday to all staff and physicians at Juravinski Cancer Centre until May 15.

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2019 Annual Report Now Available Online

Our Annual Report provides an overview and highlights some of the ways that donor dollars make a vital impact.

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Update from HHSF CEO Pearl Veenema (April 9, 2020)

I wanted to express my deep appreciation, on behalf of my Foundation colleagues and the teams at Hamilton Health Sciences, for your tremendous support during this critical health emergency. Thanks to generous donor support, I am pleased to share this partial list of equipment that we are helping to purchase in response to COVID-19.