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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

Local addictions research goes global

Monday, November 19, 2018

Researchers at the Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research have been pushing the boundaries of knowledge about addiction and bridging the gap between science and practice. The Centre conducts ground-breaking research on the causes, consequences and treatment of addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. And research studies and findings also directly impact patient care – … Read More

Gifts of all sizes matter

Friday, November 16, 2018

6,863 gifts of under $1,000 totaled an impressive $449,654.32 last year Marinus Kok moved to Canada in 1956 from the Netherlands and in 1960 made Hamilton his home. His youngest daughter was born at St. Joe’s, as well as both of his grandchildren years later. While Marinus has been fortunate to not need care at … Read More

A stronger community

Friday, November 16, 2018

At ArcelorMittal Dofasco, their motto is: Our product is steel, our strength is people, so it comes as no surprise they are an organization that dedicates time, effort and resources to supporting the health and wellbeing of their employees, their families, and the Hamilton and area community. Ever since 1984 – when Dofasco made its … Read More

10 years and $1M worth of baby faces are filling the halls at St. Joe’s

Thursday, November 8, 2018

HAMILTON, ON – Today, St. Joe’s celebrated the 10th Birthday of its Baby Face Photo Wall. This program was founded by Teresa Cascioli, philanthropist, entrepreneur and St. Joe’s Baby, who wanted to encourage other St. Joe’s babies to give back to the hospital where their lives began. “I’m proud to be a St. Joe’s baby. In … Read More

Breaking down mental health barriers with open dialogue

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

HAMILTON, ON – Yesterday, 600 individuals, business leaders and community partners gathered at A Mental Health Morning presented by ArcelorMittal Dofasco to talk openly about mental health and addiction. The breakfast event, which raises funds for the Mental Health & Addiction Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, takes place during Mental Illness Awareness Week, which … Read More

Advancing urological oncology research at St. Joe’s

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

HAMILTON, ON – Yesterday, a grateful St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton patient and local business owner, Mr. John Ribson, announced a $1 million commitment to research at St. Joseph’s.  Mr. Ribson, who is President and CEO of 29 Wendy’s Restaurants in Hamilton, Burlington, Toronto and the surrounding area, has been a St. Joe’s patient for over … Read More

An Outstanding Community of Fund-racers

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Hamilton, ON— This past weekend, Paris to Ancaster: A Ride for Research (P2A) saw dedicated cyclists take the fundraising baton from walkers and runners in the Around the Bay Road Race (ATB) who supported St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton earlier this spring. To date, through both events our dedicated community has raised over $600,000 for St. … Read More