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Abby holding her brain scan

Brain Tumour Triggers Seizures

Abby was eight years old when she accidentally banged her elbow on a table in 2014. Her body stiffened like a board and her eyes rolled back into her head. Abby was having a seizure. Read more

Patient Patricia McAlister

Surviving a Serious Stroke

“I suddenly felt like a ragdoll and started to collapse,” recalls Patricia McAlister, who was at home in Stoney Creek when a spell of weakness hit her in August 2017. Read more

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.” Read more

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LCBO Launches The Joy Of Giving Back Campaign

HAMILTON, ON: McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation is proud to partner with LCBO for its annual The Joy of Giving Back campaign. Read more

Members of team Buck Teeth standing in front of the barn.

Inaugural Illuminight Exceeds Fundraising Goal

HAMILTON, ON: The inaugural Illuminight raised $177,800 (and counting), which exceeded the $150,000 fundraising goal.

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VISUS Eyewear Joins Care4 Program

VISUS Eyewear is the newest member of the Care4 cause marketing program. As part of our partnership, VISUS is offering VIP gift cards, while supporting The Foundation. Read more

Palliative care patient with caregiver

Caring About End-of-Life

The final days of someone’s life are as important as any other milestone. Read more

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A Legion of Support

“We are passionate about the work we do to help build stronger communities across the province and across the country,” says Marg Emery, President of the Royal Canadian Legion Ontario Command Branches and Ladies’ Auxiliaries Charitable Foundation. Read more

Ron Gardner with framed prints.

Place a Bid and Make a Difference

Ron Gardner, the President of Funding Innovation, is grateful for the life-saving care he received at Hamilton General Hospital. Read more

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Couple Falls in Love after Both Suffered a Stroke

HAMILTON, ON: Jeff and Jennifer Wolfenden’s lives became intertwined in ways they could never have expected. Read more