Your Impact

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Your support is making a healthier tomorrow possible

Last year, people reconnected to make a difference in the lives of patients and residents. These are just some of the ways you came together to make our community better. Getting Back into the Swing of Events Throughout the past two years, many fundraising events were postponed or cancelled due to...
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Your generosity wrote the next chapters in medical research

Donor support kick-started research studies across St. Joseph's that are improving care and changing lives - here in London and around the world. Customizing a Bold New Approach for Hand and Wrist Injuries Wearing a hand splint can help patients recover from an injury, surgery or manage pain. In the...
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Your gifts funded new equipment for even better health outcomes

Medical equipment and technology play a critical role in enabling our teams to provide exceptional care. These are just some of the ways you impacted patients and residents across St. Joseph’s. Enhancing Breast Cancer Screening for Early Diagnosis When patients come to St. Joseph’s Norton and...
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Your donation means better sight for thousands of people

Move over, surgical instruments – hammers and saws are bringing big changes to St. Joseph’s Ivey Eye Institute. Construction is now underway to expand the Retina Care Program to serve even more people; work only possible because of your support. Extreme Makeover: Ivey Eye Institute Edition We can’t...
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A beary heartwarming gift arrives in time for Christmas 

Jasper and Kingsley are two fuzzy friends helping to ring in the Christmas spirit at St. Joseph’s Health Care London. They arrived earlier this month as part of a generous donation of 1,300 plush teddy bears from Calendar Club through its teddy bear donation program. The bears will be distributed to...
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Vanleeuwen family goes “full Griswold” for Christmas

It’s hard to miss the Vanleeuwen home at night. Just look for the house with the dazzling Christmas light display that gives Clark Griswold a run for his money. For the tenth year in a row, Jeff and Nancy Vanleeuwen have gone all out decorating their house on 220 Songbird Lane in Ilderton. They use...
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Your Donation Matters to Lou

In October 2020, just days after his 86th birthday, Lou moved into the Veterans Care Program at Parkwood Institute. Over the last several years, he had battled cancer, brain seizures and the loss of eyesight in his left eye. He was also prone to developing pressure sores, an injury that would not heal properly. When it came time to find a spot in long-term care, Lou’s first choice was Parkwood.
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