Rebecca smiles for a photo.

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.

Maddie smiles for a photo

Preschooler Conquers Cystic Fibrosis and Cancer

At the age of three weeks, Maddie began more than a year of testing and monitoring with genetic specialists. This led to an official diagnosis of cystic fibrosis. Blood work led to another shocking diagnosis – leukemia.

Stephanie Hickey & Iris smile for a photo.

Suffering a Stroke While Pregnant

Stephanie Hickey suddenly lost strength on the left side of her body. The 34-year-old from Hamilton was six-months pregnant, and the safety of her unborn child was foremost on her mind as her limp body began to collapse.

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.

Noelle smiles for a photo.

Donors Enabling the Transition from Patient to Employee

Noelle decided from a young age that she wasn’t going to let cerebral palsy stand in the way of her goals.

A photo of the equipment in the Hybrid Operating Suite

Shorter Surgical Times Thanks to New Hybrid Operating Suite

Donors and clinical teams celebrated the opening of the new Hybrid Operating Suite at Hamilton General Hospital.

Jessica Durka smiles for a photo

From Sore Throat to Cancer

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

Shana Greatrix poses for a photo

Close to Her Last Breath

Shana Greatrix from Port Ryerse had trouble catching her breath. Unbeknownst to her, she was dangerously close to losing her life.

Clinical Leader Lindsay Bray, Clinical Manager Susan Nall and Occupational Therapist Kimberly Carey Williams point to a augmentative communication device.

Technology Talks

The Technology Access Clinic at Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre provides augmentative and alternative communication devices for patients who are unable to speak or write.

Sarah smiles for a photo

No Defence Against Infection

Sarah from Stoney Creek suffered from frequent ear and chest infections. Despite taking antibiotics regularly, her infections kept returning.