Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation has launched the 50/50 Inspiration Lottery, with 50 per cent of the proceeds supporting highest-priority needs at Hamilton Health Sciences and the other 50 per cent awarded to one lucky winner.
To ensure that the needs of the entire family are met, a donor-funded pilot study is aiming to improve the quality of life for cancer patients by addressing the needs of their children.
Kimberly’s pregnancy quickly turned from a joyous occasion to an expectant mother’s worst nightmare.
With the COVID-19 pandemic dominating the media, Katherine had every reason to be scared. She was experiencing body aches, fatigue and weakness. Then her six-week-old son also showed signs of illness.
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.
Caleb was suffering from diabetic ketoacidosis, a potentially life-threatening condition in which the body produces too many acidic ketones due to a lack of insulin. If untreated, it can cause fatal organ failure.
A quality-improvement project was aimed at standardizing the care provided to patients who were suspected of suffering from appendicitis.
A new, donor-funded book is helping to educate ankle-foot orthoses (AFO) users at Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre.
Our Annual Report provides an overview and highlights some of the ways that donor dollars make a vital impact.
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.