Your Impact

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

Community support is helping business at Celena’s, and it's this support that motivates owners Richard and Celena to give back by supporting their community hospital.

MacCharles family and Dr. Atkinson

Mark MacCharles 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.


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.

Rosanna O'Higgins and family

Rosanna O'Higgins is grateful to be able to give back to Michael Garron Hospital—a place where she and her family turn to without hesitation when they need excellent healthcare.

Senior MRI Technologist Tom Hocking with Michael Garron Hospital's new MRI

While an MRI technically belongs to a hospital, it’s really something that benefits the whole community. So when Berna and Myron Garron chose to direct part of their donation to a new MRI, they made a gift of health to everyone in East Toronto.

Dr. Dmitry Tsvetkov with Hana surgical table

Thanks to a revolutionary, donor-funded surgical table, patients who undergo hip replacement surgery at Michael Garron Hospital can look forward to a drastically reduced recovery time.