Your Impact

Read about the impact your donation makes on the health of everyone in our community.
Karsten, a young boy wearing a white shirt, standing facing the camera

At 10 years old, Karsten Knodell already believes that giving back to his community is just the right thing to do.

aerial view of architect’s rendering of the new hospital campus

In April, we broke ground on the new Ken and Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre. Check out our new hospital campus!

several women in fitness class lying down on forearms

Small habit changes make a big difference over time

young blonde woman holding a plate of pastries with bakeshop in the background

Tips to help say goodbye to picky eating

Pablo the St. John's Ambulance therapy dog pictured in a hospital hallway

At Michael Garron Hospital, Pablo’s only job is to put smiles on faces.

little boy sitting on couch with knees up looking ahead mostly covered up with throw cushions

Anxiety is the most common mental health issue amongst Canadian kids

two men standing side by side slightly turned to face each other each with right hand over heart

A creative partnership between our Chief of Cardiology and a Flemingdon Park grocery store is making the community a healthier place to live.

A man holding a baby, both facing the camera

Thanks to dedicated space and trained staff, Michael Garron Hospital’s Paediatric Cardiology Clinic is available closer to home for children in East Toronto.

Two women riding bicycles on a bike path

Looking for ways to get active this summer? We all know it’s important to exercise to stay fit, keep healthy and maintain a healthy weight.

Andrew Liu, Clinical Manager, Pharmacy and Grace Ho, Pharmacist pictured with a soccer ball outside the Michael Garron Hospital Emergency Department

Andrew Liu and Grace Ho are lacing up their cleats in pursuit of soccer glory at the first annual Michael Garron Hospital Cup: Kick the Stigma.