Your Impact

Read about the impact your donation makes on the health of everyone in our community.
Will Arnett hosting the auction at the 2023 Laughter is the Best Medicine gala.

Laughter is the Best Medicine gala returned in person on May 13, 2023

Spinner family

Due to their overwhelming anxiety about attending school, Tommy Spinner (they/them) missed most of Grade 8. But thanks to Michael Garron Hospital’s Building Bridges program, they were able to return to traditional schooling recently.

Mary Brigadeiro holding a box of chocolates in front of her chocolate store with a message saying "share the heart this valentine's day"

Heartfelt gratitude as local businesses hold fundraisers for Michael Garron Hospital

Ceremonial ribbon cutting at the Ken and Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre, with honoured guests such as Premier Doug Ford, Mayor John Tory and transformative donors Peter and Diana Thomson.

Special message from Mitze Mourinho, President, Michael Garron Hospital Foundation

Image of Jack Gibbons and his wife Mary Lovett smiling outside.

Jack Gibbons praises the outstanding care he received at Michael Garron Hospital

Ginette and Paul having lunch together

Ginette Purser tells our donors how they helped her and her husband Paul

Stavros Emergency Department at night

At a time when emergency departments are stretched to their limits, Michael Garron Hospital’s virtual emergency department gets a rave review.

Image of doctors and nurses in Hospital Lobby

Work to rally support for Michael Garron Hospital’s dramatic transformation started over a decade ago. Fast forward to today, and we’re closing in on securing the hospital’s entire share of funding for redevelopment.*


Opening in January 2023, our new Ken and Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre will transform healthcare in East Toronto. Here’s what you’ll find inside:

Photo of Dr. Leung smiling outside

Dr. Terence Leung has fond memories of our hospital. It was the place he called home when he trained as a medical resident. Today he runs a busy family practice in East Chinatown and continues to be impressed by Michael Garron Hospital.