Your Impact

Read about the impact your donation makes on the health of everyone in our community.
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Whether you’re doing it fulltime, or on top of your other responsibilities, caregiving can take a big toll on your health. Learn how to identify warning signs and what you can do if you’re experiencing burnout.

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While summer brings brighter and warmer days, increased sunlight can also damage your eyes if you’re not careful. Learning how to take proper care of them is the best way to enjoy the summer without jeopardizing your health.

Sarah Bingler, Occupational Therapist

As you age, physical changes and health conditions can make falls more likely. Taking a proactive approach by making necessary adjustments to your home and lifestyle, and speaking with an occupational therapist are the best ways to prevent them.

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Grinder Coffee owner Joelle Murrary's fondness for her community, and a reliance on her neighbours to support her business is also what drives her to give back.

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Despite a snowy start to the morning, more than 40 professionals from the community joined us for a hot buffet breakfast and a discussion on medical powers of attorney.

Heart of the East billboard - East York

What you give to the east stays in the east," meaning that when you make a donation to Michael Garron Hospital, you're really making a gift to your entire community.

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Just like the rest of our body, preventative care is important to keep our eyes healthy throughout our life.

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April 25th, 2018 was an incredible day in the history of Michael Garron Hospital, as we broke ground on our campus renewal, and kicked off the $100-million Heart of the East campaign.

Marilyn Francis in her garden

If you ask Marilyn Francis where she spent many of the most enjoyable years early in on her life, she’ll say Michael Garron Hospital.

Sean Healey MGH social worker

When Sean Healey bought his first home in Toronto nine years ago, he wasn’t expecting the close-knit East Toronto neighbourhood he and his family now live in.