Timeless Care, Tomorrow's Discoveries Success Stories
On June 7, 2011, our Foundation publicly launched the largest fundraising campaign in the 121-year history of St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton. At that time we announced that we had raised more than $50 million towards our $75 million goal. Below are links to some of our most notable Campaign Successes! We hope you will enjoy reading about these generous donors.
Entering a New Era in Surgical Innovation
St. Joe's Surgeon will perform first procedure with the da Vinci Robot
On Wednesday, March 28th, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton invited the media to meet their new Robotic Surgery Team and help to test‐drive the hospital’s newest piece of cutting‐edge technology…the da Vinci Si Surgical Robotic System. Read more.
Boris Family makes $5 Million Gift to Surgical Care
Surgeons and Robots Working Hand-in-Hand at the Hospital
On Friday, December 9, 2011, for the second time this year, St. Joe’s has announced a landmark gift from the Boris Family. This time, the founders of Mountain Cablevision have donated $5 million to support surgical excellence at St. Joe’s; namely through the acquisition of the world’s most advanced surgical robot. Read more.
RBC Foundation is Giving Mental Health a Hand
with Half-Million Dollar Campaign Gift
On Wednesday October 5, the hospital that is the regional lead for mental health and addiction services got an additional vote of confidence from Canada’s largest bank. This morning, RBC announced a new $500,000 gift to St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton.
Biggest Gift in the History of St. Joe's
PLUS an Inspirational Community Challenge
The Juravinski's do it again! On June 7th, 2011 the couple who is becoming synonymous with healthcare in Hamilton did it again. Right out of the gate, Charles and Margaret Juravinski announced a new pace-setting gift. The couple will make a new $10 million donation to the Hospital. It’s the most significant financial gift St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation has ever received. Read more.
St. Joseph's Healthcare Launches $75 Million Campaign
Bolstered by $10 million pacesetting gift from Charles & Margaret
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 marked the public launch of the largest fundraising campaign in the 121-year history of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. Through Timeless Care, Tomorrow’s Discoveries – The Campaign for St. Joseph’s Healthcare, $75 million will be raised to support three vital projects at the hospital: the renewal of St. Joseph’s Charlton Campus operating rooms; the construction of a new integrated mental health and medical care facility at the West 5th Campus; and the funding of vital healthcare research at St. Joe’s. Read more.
A Transformative Gift
Boris Family Donates $6 Million to Alcohol Addiction Research
The Boris family is perhaps best known for their pioneering work in delivering cable television service to Hamilton and area residents. But like many Canadian families, they share a sad connection to alcohol addiction. On May 3rd, during Mental Health Week, the Boris family made an announcement that would change the face of addiction care at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. Read more.