Legacy donor to Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation - Bill Boxall

A Legacy of Love

It was love at first sight. Charles “Bill” Boxall and Shirley Mae Turner of Hamilton were both 63 years old when they met at a dance in 1996 and began a relationship that spanned two decades. Read more

A Special Gift

Iris Foris lost her only child Raymond to AIDS-related complications in 1991 before the introduction of antiretroviral drugs. To honour her son and assist those in our community, Iris kindly left a gift in her will to benefit health care and those living with HIV. Read more

The ICU End-of-Life Room

Lasting Legacy Helps End-of-Life Patients

Stephanie McManus passed away nearly two years ago, but she continues to share a special connection with patients and staff at Hamilton General Hospital. Read more

Dr. Hal Hirte at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre

Leading by Example

Making a real difference in other people’s lives. That is what motivates and excites Dr. Holger “Hal” Hirte every day. Read more

30 Years of Brilliance

Barry Turk is a homegrown success story who is now giving back to his community by supporting Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation. Read more

Enhancing Health Care, One Home at a Time

“Cancer touches everyone,” says Marcel Leclerc, Broker of Record at Heritage Realty. This is one of the many reasons why the team at Heritage Realty has rallied to support Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation. Read more

Keeping a Memory Alive for Care Today, and Tomorrow

Margie Durrant fell down the stairs in her home and was rushed to Hamilton General Hospital, where she had surgery for a brain injury. Read more

Leaving a Legacy Gift Because “It’s the Right Thing to Do”

The importance of supporting McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation hits close to home for Alan and Sheila O’Brien of Vineland. Read more

Making a Difference in the World

Thank you to Ella, a Grade 1 student from Binbrook who raised money for McMaster Children’s Hospital through three separate events. Read more

Brain Injury Patients Supported by Endowment Gifts

Tears of celebration were shared on February 18 at the Regional Rehabilitation Centre, where a plaque was unveiled dedicating the patient dining room to the memory of Margaret L. Durrant. Margie, as she was called by her friends and family, was a patient in the Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Program. She passed away in 2014. Read more