Your Impact

Read about the impact your donation makes on the health of everyone in our community.
Lindsay Martinek with bipap ventilator

Thanks to Berna and Myron Garron’s $50-million gift, Michael Garron Hospital has replaced much of its aging ventilation equipment—literally giving the gift of life to some of our most vulnerable patients.

Kirsten Martin redevelopment

Our transformational redevelopment project is being built to meet the needs of our community, so it's important to incorporate our community's feedback in its design.

Juliette Fergus

For Juliette Fergus, Michael Garron Hospital is so much a part of the fabric of our East Toronto community that she thinks we’re often close to taking it for granted.

Michael Allardyce

For Jan Allardyce and her son Michael, "remembering to breathe" isn't just good advice in stressful times; it's a reminder of a time when simply just breathing was a struggle.

hearts

The bad news? Heart disease is the second-leading cause of death in Canada. The good news? There are many ways to reduce your risk of heart disease—and enjoy a healthier lifestyle.

Bud McMorran

From the early days of Bud McMorran's involvement with Michael Garron Hospital, he knew there was something special about this place.

Rosanna O'Higgins and family

Rosanna O'Higgins is grateful to be able to give back to Michael Garron Hospital—a place where she and her family turn to without hesitation when they need excellent healthcare.

Senior MRI Technologist Tom Hocking with Michael Garron Hospital's new MRI

While an MRI technically belongs to a hospital, it’s really something that benefits the whole community. So when Berna and Myron Garron chose to direct part of their donation to a new MRI, they made a gift of health to everyone in East Toronto.

Dr. Dmitry Tsvetkov with Hana surgical table

Thanks to a revolutionary, donor-funded surgical table, patients who undergo hip replacement surgery at Michael Garron Hospital can look forward to a drastically reduced recovery time.

Rick DeClute Rochelle DeClute

Rochelle DeClute believes Michael Garron Hospital is not just your average hospital.