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Helping Hamilton’s Youth Navigate the Mental Health Care System with the help of a $300,000 Donation from RBC

Friday, October 9, 2020

Jackie Hames, Transition Coach at St. Joseph’s Youth Wellness Centre, Helps Hamilton’s Youth Navigate the Mental Health Care System with the help of a $300,000 Donation from RBC Meet Jackie Hames. She’s a Transition Coach at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton’s Youth Wellness Centre (YWC). The YWC is on the second floor of the historic Pigott … Read More

A New Novel Made Possible in Part by A Novel Treatment for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

In June of 2020, Oakville resident, Natalie Jenner, became an international best-selling author when her first novel, The Jane Austen Society, debuted as an international bestseller and sky-rocketed up the bestseller lists of USA Today, the LA Times, The Globe & Mail, the Toronto Star and more. But the literary recognition Natalie is enjoying now … Read More

A Second Chance at Life Thanks to St. Joe’s

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is often affectionately referred to as the Hospital in the Heart of #HamOnt. It’s a moniker that has been earned through 130 years of providing hope, healing and compassionate care. If you chat with someone who has lived in Hamilton for a while, chances are they have a story about themselves … Read More

Security Incident at Third-Party Service Provider

Friday, July 31, 2020

A notice to our Donors and Friends: On Thursday, July 16, 2020, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation was informed by Blackbaud, Inc. (“Blackbaud”), a third-party service provider, that they had discovered and stopped a ransomware attack on their systems in May 2020. Blackbaud is one of the world’s largest software technology providers to thousands of charities … Read More

Meet Our 2020 Shoppers LOVE. YOU. Run for Women Community Champion: Erin Dunham

Thursday, July 16, 2020

“Because of my experience, I’ve decided to join in the Shoppers Drug Mart LOVE. YOU. Run for Women. All the money raised in Hamilton is going straight to St. Joe’s to support women’s mental health programming.” We are so proud to have Erin Dunham as our 2020 Run for Women Community Champion, and are thrilled to share … Read More

Even Hamilton’s Healthcare Heroes Need Help Sometimes

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

New $50,000 Grant from the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and Hamilton Community Foundation Helps St. Joe’s to Provide Mental Health Care to Frontline Workers The increase in people suffering from mental illness resulting from COVID-19 is now being viewed as a secondary pandemic facing the healthcare system. For essential healthcare and community … Read More

Dundas Kids Soap Up Cars in Support of Grandma’s Hospital: St. Joe’s

Friday, June 19, 2020

This is Hudson (10), Noah (11), Audrey (7) and Elise (7). In May, these four young siblings from the Dundas-based Francis family sudsed up their neighbourhood’s cars in support of St. Joe’s.  The four youngsters wanted to do something to raise funds for what they call “Grandma’s hospital” — the Hospital where their Grandma, Kelly Yungblut, works as a … Read More

$50,000 Donation from the Hamilton Community Foundation Helps St. Joe’s Mobile Mental Health Clinic Keep Rolling for Six More Months

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic caused many Hospitals like St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton to temporarily close some out-patient programs or to find new ways of delivering care. While virtual visits via video or phone chat have worked well for some patient groups, many individuals living with Schizophrenia rely upon regular bloodwork and injections of medication to maintain … Read More