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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

Help from HMECU wins St. Joe’s a $10,000 Grant

Thursday, May 7, 2020

The Healthcare and Municipal Employees Credit Union is so committed to providing financial services and advice to healthcare workers that they set up a branch right inside St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton’s Charlton Campus in 2007. From this vantage point, the HMECU team has witnessed firsthand the compassionate care St. Joseph’s provides every day, and the … Read More

Special Care Suites Make All the Difference During End of Life Care

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Stephen J. Pustai shares his reasons for making a gift to support these compassionate care rooms at St. Joe’s With reverence and in remembrance of his late wife, Barbara, Stephen J. Pustai is making it possible for St. Joe’s to provide compassionate end-of-life care for more patients. From personal experience, he knows that high-quality palliative … Read More

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