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COVID-19 | Community Recognition

We are so grateful for your financial donations and vital contributions of food and personal protective equipment for the teams at Hamilton Health Sciences.

A Message of Gratitude From CEO Pearl Veenema – June 10, 2020

My colleagues and I are extremely grateful for your generous support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your gifts, which have included financial contributions and donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) and food, have meant so much to the frontline workers who are working tirelessly to support patients. Thank you for your kindness, which has touched many hearts during these stressful times.

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Learning about Palliative Care

Health care providers across Hamilton Health Sciences are participating in training seminars called Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care (LEAP).

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Care for the End of Life

Palliative care specialists often collaborate with the Assisted Dying Resource and Assessment Service (ADRAS) to ensure that patients receive the best possible palliative care during the process of MAiD, or medical assistance in dying.

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Bringing the Community to Patients

A café at St. Peter’s Hospital is helping patients with dementia experience more social interaction.

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2019 Annual Report Now Available Online

Our Annual Report provides an overview and highlights some of the ways that donor dollars make a vital impact.

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2020 Hamilton Marathon – October 31 and November 1, 2020

Hamilton Marathon is going virtual! 

“Go the distance” for patients at Hamilton General Hospital, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, McMaster Children’s Hospital and St. Peter’s Hospital at the Hamilton Marathon Road2Hope on Saturday, October 31 and Sunday, November 1, 2020. You have the power to make a vital difference! 

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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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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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Standing Strong after a Horrific Fall

Eleanor Churchill was 85 years old when she fell down a flight of stairs in her home.