Your Impact

Chris Porter and Danny DePrest sitting on a couch together

Strengthening care for future generations

Family means everything to Danny and Chris. The siblings are among the youngest of 11 children in the DePrest family. They immigrated to Canada from Belgium in 1954 after family and friends boasted of ‘roads paved with gold and money everywhere’. The reality of what they found didn’t hold up to the...
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A salute to Canada's Veterans banner

A Tribute to Canada's Veterans

Last year St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation was unable to host its annual Tribute Dinner event due to the lingering impacts of COVID-19. Tribute is a marquee event that typically attracts a sold-out audience throughout its decades-long history. It also helps raise critical funds to advance patient...
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Veterans memorial at Parkwood Institute during autumn

Hall of Heroes

Thank you to the Hall of Heroes donors, who give to the specialized needs of Veterans cared for in the Veterans Care Program at St. Joseph’s Parkwood Institute. We are so grateful for your ongoing support. Each year, your contributions help enhance the lives of our Veterans in so many special ways...
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Terry Louise Woods and her table display

Knitting Together a Caring Life

It’s hard to miss as you stroll through the Artisan’s Loft at The Market at Western Fair District: a table filled with pumpkins painted neon pink. Sitting beside them is a photograph of a group of dogs wearing pink balloons and the message, “Get those puppies checked!” It’s Terry Louise Woods’s way...
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Dr. Mohan Merchea and his wife Kanta

From India with Love

After more than six decades of courage, care, and giving back, Dr. Mohan Merchea and his family are creating an award to support ophthalmology residents at St. Joseph’s.
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group of people holding up a large vanity cheque and raising fists

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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