Your Impact

Read about the impact your donation makes on the health of everyone in our community.
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Making healthy food choices during the holidays is challenging but not impossible. Consider these tips to help stay on track.


Now that winter—and cold and flu season—have arrived, you may find yourself at the doctor’s office looking for some relief. But if your illness is caused by a virus, taking antibiotics will do more harm than good.

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Rick Eglinton remembers the turn of fate that saved his life.

Light up the Beach

There's a great deal of work that goes into this highly anticipated holiday event that brings the Beach and surrounding communities together.

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The unknown can be scary particularly for a child facing surgery. Michael Garron Hospital’s Paediatric Pre-operative Assessment Clinic helps children and their parents address uncertainty around the surgical experience.

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The Stavro Emergency Department is one of the busiest single-site locations in Ontario, with a new patient arriving every six minutes. Now a new initiative is making sure patients and their families get in and out as quickly as possible—and in comfort.

Heart of the East Community Festival

Thanks to the support of our community, we're one step closer to building state-of-the-art mental health facilities at Michael Garron Hospital.

Mammography team

Every day, more than 70 Canadians are diagnosed with breast cancer. But screening mammography can help find breast cancer before any symptoms develop.

Owners and staff Hollandaise Diner

Besides serving up a variety of mouth-watering eggs benedicts, challah French toast and classic breakfasts, supporting Michael Garron Hospital is just one of the ways Hollandaise Diner is showing the love to its community.