Your Impact

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

Maryn and Betsy

Meet a few of our neighbours. Maryn and Betsy live with their families near our hospital. Their young children directly benefitted from our COVID-19 support for elementary schools. Find out how they gave back.

Daniel Jackman at Ride for Mind

Daniel Jackman went the distance at a 24-hour cycling event to advance mental health services in his community and to confront the anguish that followed the loss of his son Gabriel

Li Chen web banner

How Michael Garron Hospital saved Xiu Feng Gu when nearly all hope was lost.