Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) recently suffered a data security incident perpetrated by a cyber threat actor group. While investigations are ongoing, this continues to be a safe place to donate. Mghf.ca is a secure website and our donation pages encrypt donor information to safely transmit it to a third-party database. Learn more.
Frequently asked questions about data security incident at Michael Garron Hospital
Is it safe to donate online?
Yes. Mghf.ca remains a secure website and our donation pages encrypt donor information to safely transmit it to a third-party database.
I’d like to donate, what are my options?
Michael Garron Hospital Foundation remains a safe place to donate. You can do so:
- Online at mghf.ca/donate, which is a secured portal
- By mailing a cheque payable to our office at 825 Coxwell Avenue, Office A128, Toronto, ON M4C 3E7
- With your credit card when you call 416-469-6003
If you’d prefer, you can also drop by the foundation office at A128 during business hours. Our team is pleased to assist.
Is the financial information I provide online being protected?
Yes. Donations made online at mghf.ca/donate are transmitted by Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), the industry standard for creating an encrypted, secure connection between your web browser and a web server. From there, we use iATS Payments, a company that’s certified by the Payment Card Industry (PCI), to ensure all our online transactions are handled securely.
Further information is available on the hospital’s Frequently Asked Questions page.