Oct. 05, 2015
St. Joseph’s annual Tribute Dinner, which sold out in record-breaking time, will feature tv host and comedian Howie Mandel. The funny-man, actor and author will share his story of mental illness in a conversation with CBC News Network morning host Heather Hiscox at the London Convention Centre on October 7.
This year’s event is a special tribute to Marjie and Jeff Macoun, in honour of their community contributions and philanthropy.
- Media are invited to attend a scrum with Howie Mandel on Oct. 7 at 6:15 pm at the London Convention Centre – Boardroom #4.
- Media can record/take photos of the first five-minutes of the moderated conversation with Mandel and Hiscox at approximately 8:30 pm. No questions at this time, only observation is allowed.
St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation (www.sjhcfoundation.org)
St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation gathers, grows and grants philanthropic funds to enable St. Joseph’s Health Care London to pursue excellence in care, teaching and research. Through donor support, the foundation contributes to advances in the delivery of patient care, specialized equipment, research initiatives and capital funds at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Parkwood Institute, Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care, Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care and Lawson Health Research Institute. As one of the largest charitable organizations in Southwestern Ontario, St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation is an accredited member of Imagine Canada’s Ethical Trustmark Program, which recognizes the foundation’s commitment to ethical fundraising and donor accountability.
St. Joseph’s Health Care London (https://www.sjhc.london.on.ca/)
Renowned for compassionate care, St. Joseph’s Health Care London is a leading academic health care centre in Canada dedicated to helping people live to their fullest by minimizing the effects of injury, disease and disability through excellence in care, teaching and research. Through partnership with Lawson Health Research Institute and our collaborative engagement with other health care and academic partners, St. Joseph’s has become an international leader in the areas of: chronic disease management; medical imaging; specialized mental health care; rehabilitation and specialized geriatrics; and surgery. St. Joseph’s operates through a wide range of hospital, clinic and long-term and community-based settings, including: St. Joseph’s Hospital; Parkwood Institute; Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care; and the Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care.