Charles and Margaret Juravinski

Juravinskis Give $3.3 Million

Philanthropists Charles and Margaret Juravinski have made a new gift of $3.3 million to accelerate COVID-19-related and brain health research in Hamilton.

Charles and Margaret Juravinski

A Letter to the Community (April 3, 2020)

Hamilton philanthropists Charles and Margaret Juravinski announced an immediate gift of $3.3 million to help fund urgent research projects. This is their letter to the community.

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A Message From Our CEO Pearl Veenema

I wanted to take the time to share some updates with you. Never before has the issue of health and health care been so front and centre as with the current COVID-19 situation. The entire health care system is working hard to keep our communities healthy and safe. The dedicated teams at Hamilton Health Sciences are on the front lines of this crisis – and we are thankful for all of their tireless efforts. Now more than ever, It’s Vital to Care.

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Brantford Man’s Battle with Brain Cancer

The seizures came without warning one day in September 2019. An MRI scan led to a devastating diagnosis of glioblastoma – a type of brain cancer.

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A Step Ahead of Breast Cancer

The CIBC Breast Assessment Centre has a high-risk screening program for individuals with a significantly increased risk of breast cancer.

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The Foundation Recognized as “High Performer” by AHP

We are honoured to be recognized once again as one of 10 “High Performer” health care foundations in Canada by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP).

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Leukemia Led to the Love of her Life

After a month of intense chemotherapy, Rebecca’s cancer was in remission. However, since the leukemia had a high probability of returning, she was transferred to Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre for a stem cell transplant.

The Mike Gatto Memorial Golf Tournament sign. Golf carts are in the background.

Mike Gatto Memorial Golf Tournament

Many donors have deeply personal reasons for supporting the Tomorrow Stems From You® campaign. Tony Gatto and his family are prime examples.

Dan with the Grey Cup.

An Uncle’s Legacy

Dan Maloney passed away at age 69 after a nearly 10-year battle with colon cancer. Thanks to a generous donation left in his will, Dan continues to make a vital difference for patients.

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From Sore Throat to Cancer

Jessica Durka thought she had tonsillitis. She was shocked when testing revealed she had cancer.