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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

Hamiltonians Charles and Margaret Juravinski invest $3.3 million in COVID-19 and brain health research

Friday, April 3, 2020

Hamiltonians Charles and Margaret Juravinski invest $3.3 million in COVID-19 and brain health research Philanthropists Charles and Margaret Juravinski have made a new gift of $3.3 million to accelerate COVID-19-related and brain health research as part of the newly formed Juravinski Research Institute in Hamilton. Last spring the couple created an endowment of $100 million … Read More

A Second Letter to the Community from Margaret and Charles Juravinski

Friday, April 3, 2020

A Second Letter to the Community from Charles and Margaret Juravinski Last spring, we made a big decision, one that has brought us immense happiness and satisfaction. Back on May 29, we announced, in the same way we are writing to you today, that we would be leaving a legacy gift for health research in … Read More

COVID-19 Supply Drive

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Healthcare workers are modern day superheroes; there’s no question about it. While Canadians are being asked to stay home and practise social distancing, our courageous St. Joe’s staff come to work every day, prepared to do battle on the front lines and behind the scenes, to care for patients and to protect our community from … Read More

Around the Bay Returns November 22, 2020

Friday, March 20, 2020

The news is out: The Around the Bay Road Race is returning this Fall! Initially scheduled to take place on March 29, the iconic run has been postponed to support social distancing and protect the health of our community amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. But in 126 years, the bay race has only been cancelled a … Read More

Important Announcement Regarding Around the Bay and Paris to Ancaster

Monday, March 16, 2020

To all of our participants, fundraisers and teams who were planning to take part in the Around the Bay Road Race or Paris to Ancaster: A Ride for Research: While our Foundation is honoured to be the charity partner of these two iconic springtime events, in light of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the events scheduled … Read More