Month: April 2020

A Dinner to Raise Funds for a New Surgical Robot

Thursday, April 23, 2020

On March 10, 2020, just before the COVID-19 pandemic escalated and non-essential closures took effect, three dedicated St. Joe’s supporters- Peter Cicchi, Aldo DeSantis and Dave Lumsden invited some of their closest friends and colleagues to enjoy a dinner at DiMario’s Trattoria, a small Italian eatery on Burlington’s Lakeshore. Guests were treated to a gourmet … Read More

Keeping Patients and Families Connected Through Virtual Visits

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

St. Joe’s moves to virtual visits with the support of our community For many St. Joe’s patients and their families, one of the most difficult things about COVID-19 is not being able to see and spend time with one another. Our Hospital’s current no-visitor policy is essential to keeping everyone safe, but for those who are ill and … Read More

Hamiltonians Charles and Margaret Juravinski invest $3.3 million in COVID-19 and brain health research

Friday, April 3, 2020

Hamiltonians Charles and Margaret Juravinski invest $3.3 million in COVID-19 and brain health research Philanthropists Charles and Margaret Juravinski have made a new gift of $3.3 million to accelerate COVID-19-related and brain health research as part of the newly formed Juravinski Research Institute in Hamilton. Last spring the couple created an endowment of $100 million … Read More

A Second Letter to the Community from Margaret and Charles Juravinski

Friday, April 3, 2020

A Second Letter to the Community from Charles and Margaret Juravinski Last spring, we made a big decision, one that has brought us immense happiness and satisfaction. Back on May 29, we announced, in the same way we are writing to you today, that we would be leaving a legacy gift for health research in … Read More

COVID-19 Supply Drive

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Healthcare workers are modern day superheroes; there’s no question about it. While Canadians are being asked to stay home and practise social distancing, our courageous St. Joe’s staff come to work every day, prepared to do battle on the front lines and behind the scenes, to care for patients and to protect our community from … Read More