Two Burlington-Based Companies are Supporting Regional Health Care

Hamilton, ON: Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation is pleased to announce that Blue Hippo Marketing & Promotions Inc. and C. Dawkins Promotional Products, both located in Burlington, have joined its Care4 cause marketing program. Both of these organizations are contributing 10 per cent of revenue through the Care4 program to support the Hamilton Health Sciences family of hospitals.

Care4The Care4 program is a wonderful opportunity for individuals or corporations to contribute to Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation while purchasing their promotional products and branded merchandise. The range of products offered through both organizations is ideal for event holders, sports teams and corporate sales promotion.

“It gives me great pleasure to welcome both Blue Hippo Marketing & Promotions Inc. C. Dawkins Promotional Products to our Care4 family,” says Tamara Pope, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation. “Quality health care is everyone’s business and we are grateful to the businesses that choose to make a commitment on behalf of their customers to support health care in our region.”

“The Blue Hippo team is extremely excited about being part of the Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation Care4 Program, and we look forward to supporting such a fabulous initiative,” says Toni Cooke, President.

“Since many of our clients already support the Care4 Program, it only makes sense that we step up and enhance the network of support for Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation. We’re extremely proud to join with the other Care4 partners in making this great program a success,” says Charles Dawkins, President, C. Dawkins Promotional Products.

Blue Hippo Marketing & Promotional Products and C. Dawkins Promotional Products join a growing list of regional businesses committed to transforming health care in south-central Ontario through the Care4 cause marketing program. To learn more about Care4 or to connect with any of the partners, visit


About Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation and Care4:

Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation is a registered charitable organization raising funds in support of Hamilton General Hospital, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, McMaster Children’s Hospital, St. Peter’s Hospital and all of their associated programs. This includes McMaster University Medical Centre, Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre and the Regional Rehabilitation Centre.

As an essential partner in the health care journey, The Foundation provides funding for leading-edge equipment and patient amenities, innovative research initiatives, redevelopment of patient care spaces, and the education and training of health care providers. The Foundation is focused on enabling outstanding patient care at Hamilton Health Sciences through its goal of Health Care, Transformed.

Care4 is an innovative fundraising partnership that empowers businesses to demonstrate social responsibility by making a financial commitment on behalf of their customers to Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation. The principle of the program is simple, yet powerful in its multiplier effect. When Consumers make a purchase from a Care4 partner, a portion of the purchase directly supports patient care, education, research and equipment across the supported sites of Hamilton Health Sciences.

Blue Hippo Marketing & Promotions is a Burlington based company which was established in 2012. The company has experienced significant growth each year, and the client base has grown to include organizations from all over North America. Blue Hippo is a supplier of marketing and promotional items such as: apparel, hard goods (e.g. pens, water bottles, mugs, etc.), trade show items, etc. With the ability to source from suppliers all over the world, Blue Hippo is able to meet any of our customer’s needs.

C. Dawkins Associates have served the Burlington and GTA area for nearly three decades providing innovative ways to get your brand in front of people through the use of high quality and affordable promotional products that help organizations meet their marketing goals. Whether it’s a company-branded shirt, memorable trade show giveaway, or an award for employee excellence, our promotional products drive brand recognition and make customers and employees feel valued.

Media Contacts:

Tamara D. Pope
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation
905-521-2100 ext. 43744

Toni Cooke
Blue Hippo Marketing & Promotions Inc.
Big Ideas …. Huge Results

Tony Dawkins
C. Dawkins Promotional Products