Bill Boxall with a photo of Shirley Mae Turner

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 nearly two decades. Read more

Raymond Foris dressed up with a bowtie

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

A look inside an empty 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 smiling at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre with xrays on a screen behind him

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

Barry sitting in an office

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

For sale sign featuring Marcel Leclerc and Heritage Realty Inc.

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

Head shot of Margie Durrant

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

Sheila and Alan O'Brien smiling outside in the sunshine

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

Teresa and Ella sitting together smiling

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

Dennis and Anthony Durrant outside the patient dining room

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