Your Impact

Read about the impact your donation makes on the health of everyone in our community.
glasses vision chart

Just like the rest of our body, preventative care is important to keep our eyes healthy as we age.

Sean Healey MGH social worker

The experience of a mental health disorder often comes with an enormous stigma that prevents those struggling with mental illness or addictions from getting the help they need.

Richard & Celena

Community support is helping business at Celena’s Bakery, and that support is why giving back to their community hospital is so important to owners, Richard and Celena.

MacCharles family and Dr. Atkinson

Mark McCharles and his partner Stephan knew something wasn't quite right. Their two-month old baby Eric, had been struggling with what Mark and Stephan thought was just the common cold; but things quickly took a turn for the worse.

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.


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.