On Healthcare Philanthropy: An Opinion Piece by William J. Walker

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

On Healthcare Philanthropy: An Opinion Piece by William J. Walker As a grateful patient of St. Joe’s, a retired lawyer and current Chair of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation, I want to commend those engaged in healthcare philanthropy. It’s thanks in part to the support of thousands of donors that our hospital has emerged as a … Read More

The 2021 Around the Bay Road Race Goes Virtual

Friday, January 22, 2021

The 2021 Around the Bay Road Race Goes Virtual As a hospital foundation, we fully support the Around the Bay Road Race organizers’ decision to move to a virtual event in 2021 which will help to protect the well-being of all participants. You can still walk, run, or relay your way through a 5k, 30k, … Read More

Announcement from St. Joseph’s Health System Board

Friday, January 8, 2021

Memo from the St. Joseph’s Health System Board of Directors Posted January 7, 2021 The St. Joseph’s Health System and Dr. Thomas Stewart, President and CEO, have parted ways effective today. The Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Health System would like to thank Dr. Thomas Stewart for his service since assuming the role of … Read More

Winner of St. Joe’s First 50/50 Lottery for the Community

Thursday, December 31, 2020

THAO TRUONG FROM HAMILTON WINS BIG ON HER BIRTHDAY She’s the winner of a $56,685 jackpot in St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation’s First 50/50 Lottery for the Community   The Hospital wins, too, as 50 percent of ticket sales will support highest-priority needs Dec. 31, 2020 – HAMILTON, ON – Yesterday, Thao Truong from Hamilton received … Read More

Winning Ticket Number in Our 50/50 Lottery

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

On December 30, 2020 at 12 noon, using a randomized number generation system based on all online ticket sales, the winning ticket for St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation’s Hope, Health & Holiday Wishes 50/50 Lottery was drawn. The holder of ticket number 4327400 has won a prize amount of $56,685! We’re in the process of notifying … Read More

Foundation Office Update

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

In light of the Ontario-wide lockdown, and to help do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19, our Foundation Offices will be closed to the public effective December 26th. Rest assured that while most of our staff will be working remotely, our Foundation will remain operational during the season of giving. If you would … Read More

Memorial Gifts for Tom Towers Were Matched Again and Again…and Again

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Tom Towers was a dedicated family man, and a successful insurance broker who held a volunteer role on his local Hospital’s Foundation Board. He was known for his honesty and his integrity, and that endeared Tom to a great many people – perhaps more than he and his wife Christy realized. Because when Tom passed … Read More

Protecting our Heroes of Healthcare with a Gift for PPE

Friday, November 13, 2020

DiCenzo Family Makes $100,000 Donation to St. Joe’s “St. Joe’s has always been there for our family when we needed them the most. So, during this unprecedented time when the Hospital is working hard to protect and care for our community amidst the second wave of an unpredictable virus, we felt it was our turn … Read More

Charles and Margaret Juravinski invest (again!) in transformational health research in their hometown

Monday, November 2, 2020

Charles and Margaret Juravinski invest (again!) in transformational health research in their hometown Community invited to share #91Reasons why Hamilton is grateful to the Juravinskis and to honour Charles’ 91st birthday Charles and Margaret Juravinski have turned the tables on the typical birthday tradition of receiving gifts. Instead, Margaret and Charles, who turned 91 on … Read More

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation Remembers David Braley

Monday, October 26, 2020

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton & St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation were saddened to learn of the passing of David Braley. He was a brilliant business man, a passionate advocate for the City of Hamilton, a former owner of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, a key force behind the Toronto 2015 Pan-Am Games, and a generous supporter of education, … Read More