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

Dr. Rosalyn Juergens smiling outside a building

Creating Change with Cancer Clinical Trials

Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to caring for cancer patients. That is why clinical trials, which are an important part of medical research, are so vital to the future of cancer care. Read more

Children are led from the starting line of MacKids Walk & Wheel

MacKids Miracle Weekend Raises More Than $235,000

HAMILTON, ON: McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation celebrated its annual Miracle Weekend on June 2 and 3. Read more

Ethan Zahn, holding up a photo of him in the hospital, with his family from Niagara Falls

Living Free with Crohn’s Disease

What started as mild digestive discomfort in 2011 kept becoming more painful.

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A group, including LCBO's President, HHSF's President and MacKid Everlee, stand in front of a children's mural

Foundation Celebrates Proceeds from LCBO’s Holiday Campaign

HAMILTON, ON: On April 26, McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation celebrated the more than $533,000 raised to support key children’s health programs through LCBO’s December 2017 Giving Back In Our Community fundraising campaign. Read more

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New Foundation Office

On May 1, Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation moved to its new office space on the seventh floor of the Commerce Place building at 1 King St. W. The move to Hamilton’s downtown core is bolstering The Foundation’s ability to support outstanding patient care across Hamilton Health Sciences.

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Deb Martin sitting on a chair in her kitchen

Celebrating Milestones

Deb Martin knew that something was seriously wrong. She had difficulty swallowing and she felt an uncomfortable pressure in her upper abdomen. Read more

Ozzie wearing a helmet and harness in front of a rock climbing wall

Climbing Onwards and Upwards

When Ozzie celebrated his second birthday and was not walking yet, his mother Erin knew something was wrong. 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

Stephanie and Deb stand together in the third-floor oncology clinic

A Renovated Pharmacy for Cancer Patients

McMaster Children’s Hospital is home to the only Pediatric Cancer Program in south-central Ontario and cares for more than 800 cancer patients annually, with more than 100 new patients diagnosed each year. Read more