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

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