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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

Patient Ambassador Daniel Armstrong

Near-Death Experience Inspires Student to Support Hospital Fundraiser

HAMILTON, ON: A relatively minor incident turned into a life-threatening situation for Daniel Armstrong of Hamilton. Read more

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Gunshot Survivor Rallies Community Around Hospital Fundraiser

HAMILTON, ON: Brandon Clark from Hamilton will never forget April 12, 2015. He was at a friend’s house when he heard a knock on the door. Read more

A Ceiling Lift

Customized Wheelchairs for Complex Needs

“Proper seating is very important for the patient population we serve,” says Occupational Therapist Diane Tait, who works at the Adult Wheelchair and Seating Clinic at the Regional Rehabilitation Centre. Read more

Joey Hackett standing outside

Stronger with Each Step

Joey Hackett has come a long way since October 2016, when a traumatic accident nearly took his life. He was working with a construction crew that was grading a road in Hamilton when an 18-tonne grader backed over him. Read more

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Equipping The General with Strides

Last year’s Strides For The General raised a record-breaking $209,650 and supported the purchase of vital equipment and patient amenities at Hamilton General Hospital and the Regional Rehabilitation Centre. Read more

Brandon Clark smiling

A Second Shot at Life

When Brandon Clark felt the shotgun blast rip through his back, he could hardly believe that it was really happening to him. Read more

Runners at Strides for the General 2017 with the finish line behind them

More Than $200,000 Raised at Strides For The General

HAMILTON, ON: On Saturday, September 16, Hamilton General Hospital Foundation and presenting sponsor Medtronic joined four remarkable Patient Ambassadors from across the region in hosting the seventh annual Strides For The General fundraising run/walk. Read more

Bob Nedelko in his NoFrills shirt standing outside a store

“Luck was on My Side”

“It started with a searing pain in my head,” says Bob Nedelko of Vineland, who owns a No Frills store in downtown Burlington. Read more

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Striding for Essential Equipment

Enhanced patient care. It’s the reason why participants from around the region have laced up their running shoes in the last six years for Strides for The General. Read more