Charles and Margaret Juravinski.

Juravinski Legacy

Hamilton philanthropists Charles and Margaret Juravinski will create an endowment of more than $100 million.

A close up of Cash as a NICU patient. He is hooked up to a CPAP machine.

Brantford Neonatal Patient Named an Ambassador

HAMILTON, ON: Tracy from Brantford was 29 weeks into her pregnancy when she encountered her first complication. Read more

Chase sits on a chair holding a tablet with a chemotherapy pump to his right. To his left is child life specialist, Courtney Knight. Both smile and pose for a photo.

Cambridge Pediatric Cancer Patient Named an Ambassador

HAMILTON, ON: Chase from Cambridge was an active nine-year-old who was passionate about hitting home runs and scoring goals on the soccer field. Then he found himself unable to participate in sports because of a life-altering diagnosis of leukemia. Read more

DoraLee in her wheelchair, wearing her Cheer Squad uniform, is smiling for a photo.

Family’s Third Adopted Child with Complex Developmental Needs is Named an Ambassador

HAMILTON, ON: Tara and Amanda from Hamilton are well acquainted with the services at McMaster Children’s Hospital, as they have adopted multiple children with complex physical and developmental needs. Read more

Dr. Blake Yarascavitch (left) and George Soleas (right) smile for a photo. In between them is a neurosurgical microscope. On the microscope’s screen (far right) is a magnified image of a flower.

LCBO’s Holiday Campaign Raises Record-Breaking Donations

HAMILTON, ON: On April 12, McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation celebrated the nearly $880,000 raised from LCBO’s annual The Joy of Giving Back holiday campaign. Read more

Natalie wearing a yellow Walmart vest standing next to a board with her picture and story.

Teenager with Rare Spinal Tumours is Announced as the 2019 Children’s Miracle Network Champion

HAMILTON, ON: McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation and Walmart associates from across the region gathered in Brantford to celebrate 16-year-old Natalie Hammond of Burford being named the 2019 Children’s Miracle Network Champion. Read more

Representatives from SC Johnson, The Foundation and Hamilton Health Sciences in front of the SC Johnson Medical Diagnostic Unit pin lettering.

Hospital Unit Renamed in Honour of SC Johnson

HAMILTON, ON: In recognition of SC Johnson’s nearly 30 years of support and more than $1.2 million donated to Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation, the Medical Diagnostic Unit at Juravinski Hospital was renamed the “SC Johnson Medical Diagnostic Unit” on November 7. Read more

The new Wellness Courtyard with benches, exercise equipment and artificial turf

A Specialized Courtyard for Pediatric Mental Health

HAMILTON, ON: McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation celebrated the opening of the Wellness Courtyard at McMaster Children’s Hospital on October 16, which will benefit pediatric mental health patients by enhancing the clinical care they receive. Read more

Patients at St. Peter's sitting at a table and painting

65-Hour Fundraiser for St. Peter’s Hospital Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

HAMILTON, ON: St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation has partnered with Home Instead Senior Care Foundation of Canada for its GIVE65 initiative to raise funds for the Creative Expressions program at St. Peter’s Hospital. Read more

Logo of Care4 program

Lawrie Insurance Group Joins Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation Care4 Program

Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation is pleased to announce that Lawrie Insurance Group (o/a Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers) has joined its Care4 cause marketing program. Read more