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

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