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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.” 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

Pearl holding MacKid Isabella

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. 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

Ron Gardner standing next to 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

Crissie Leng holding a patient's artwork

A Creative Outlet for Dementia Patients

Art can be a powerful tool that can stimulate healing. Read more

Patient Paul Terris at St. Peter's Hospital

Helping Paul Return Home

The pain in his hip had become unbearable. Read more

Banner for the 2019 Gala The Greatest Show featuring a circus performer

The Greatest Show – Gala 2019

Gala is the signature fundraising event for Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation.

Patients at St. Peter's sitting at a table and painting

65-Hour Fundraiser for St. Peter’s Hospital Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

HAMILTON, ON: St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation has partnered with Home Instead Senior Care Foundation of Canada for its GIVE65 initiative to raise funds for the Creative Expressions program at St. Peter’s Hospital. Read more

Dr. Joshua Shadd at St. Peter's Hospital

Beginning Care for End-of-Life

Death is a natural part of life. Conversations about death and dying can be difficult, but they are important. Read more