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Because of you!

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

This spring through Around the Bay, Paris to Ancaster and the Shoppers LOVE. YOU. Run for Women, we raised $625K because of you! It is all thanks to the generosity of our event participants, fundraisers, donors and community. Because of you, the funds raised this spring will support our Robotic Surgical Program, the redevelopment of … Read More

A letter to the community from Charles and Margaret Juravinski

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

We think of ourselves as lucky people. We have enjoyed many opportunities and an uncommon share of good fortune, having lived long lives in this amazing community. We have worked hard, enjoyed many good times and had the great fortune to meet many fine people in our journey through life. Our work has brought many … Read More

Hamiltonians Charles and Margaret Juravinski create $100M+ endowment to fund health research in perpetuity

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

HAMILTON ON – Hamilton philanthropists Charles and Margaret Juravinski will create an endowment of more than $100 million to support researchers across Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. Their estate gift is one of Canada’s largest ever legacy gifts and will provide up to $5 million a year to the institutions, … Read More

The next frontier of robotic surgery

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton became the first hospital in South Central Ontario to purchase the da Vinci Surgical Robotic System in 2012 and now, in the Boris Family Centre for Robotic Surgery, we boast one of the country’s top robotic surgical programs. But now is the time to invest in the next frontier of robotic … Read More

Five years of changing care

Thursday, February 21, 2019

It’s been five years since the Margaret and Charles Juravinski Centre for Integrated Healthcare opened on our West 5th Campus. That means it has been five years of reinventing the way we deliver healthcare to patients living with mental illness and addiction. Five years of world-renowned research. And five years of integrating mental healthcare alongside … Read More

Because St. Joe’s saves lives

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Tony DeLuca is fundraising for St. Joe’s through the Around the Bay Road Race because St. Joe’s saves lives – including his wife’s. It was only three months after Rita DeLuca gave birth to her and Tony’s third child when she fell critically ill. With three young children at home, the only thing that mattered … Read More

Home is where the healing is

Thursday, February 21, 2019

When Charles Santos started dialysis at St. Joe’s four years ago, he knew he did not want to spend his time in a dialysis centre. He works full-time, he’s an active member at his church, and he didn’t want to stop contributing to his community in any way. This is why he chooses to dialyze … Read More

Thank you for the Christmas gift!

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Each year 3,200 babies are born at St. Joe’s. That’s 3,200 miracles happening right here in the heart of our community. Sometimes, those miracles need to arrive by cesarean section. And although some c-sections are planned, others are urgent decisions made at a moment’s notice. Before we can get the moms who have delivered by … Read More

Grateful patient pays it forward

Monday, November 19, 2018

John Ribson was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 1998. At the time, he began treatment under the watchful eye of Dr. Anil Kapoor at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. Now, 20 years later, John is still Dr. Kapoor’s patient. That’s because over the years the cancer has returned several times but, each time, John, Dr. Kapoor … Read More