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 About Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation

Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation is a registered charitable organization which includes Hamilton General Hospital Foundation, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation, McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation, St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation and all of their associated programs. Through the generosity of our donors, we fund capital redevelopment projects, purchase medical equipment and technology, and invest in research and education. Our mission is to raise funds and manage donor gifts to support outstanding clinical care and research for the communities served by Hamilton Health Sciences;  our goal is Health Care, Transformed.


Sam Loslo - Profile of a Champion

Watch the inspiring story of Sam Loslo, the McMaster Children’s Hospital 2013 ambassador to the Champions presented by Walmart program. 

A Champion by definition, 16-year-old Sam has demonstrated incredible courage in the face of adversity. Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2011, he has maintained a positive outlook during 25 months of chemotherapy and numerous medical setbacks, including an aneurysm that nearly claimed his life.

Launch of Walk for Miracles presented by Walmart Celebrates Contributions to Children's Health in Our Community

Hamilton, ON - On Tuesday, April 8, McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation hosted the launch of the Walk for Miracles presented by Walmart.  Over 100 Walmart associates from across the region attended the event, along with the McMaster Children’s Hospital ambassador to the Champions presented by Walmart program, Sam Loslo.

Gala Raises More Than $600,000 for Medical Research

See below for photos from the event, and the video shown to our guests.

HAMILTON – On Saturday, March 29, more than 900 donors and supporters packed the Hamilton Convention Centre for Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation’s For Your Eyes Only gala. The sold out, James Bond inspired event was a massive success raising more than $600,000 in support of research at Hamilton Health Sciences.

MacKids Miracle Weekend - Walk & Wheel for Miracles

In partnership with the Hamilton Police Service and Hamilton Public Health, the third annual Mac Kids Walk & Wheel for Miracles event is taking place at Pier 4 Park (64 Leander Drive, Hamilton) on Saturday, May 31st. We invite you to bring your family, friends and colleagues to help us raise $150,000 in support of McMaster Children’s Hospital and make a difference in the lives of children. 

Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 10:00am

Creating Your Charitable Legacy

When it comes to charitable giving, there are different options to help your client achieve their philanthropic goals, while at the same time providing some tax relief.

By: Victoria Walzak, Investment Advisor, RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and Member, CIPF

Welcome Hamilton Health Sciences President and CEO Rob MacIsaac

Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation welcomes new Hamilton Health Sciences President and CEO, Mr. Rob MacIsaac.

On behalf of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation, President and CEO Pearl F. Veenema extends a warm welcome to the new President and CEO of Hamilton Health Sciences, Mr. Rob MacIsaac. “I look forward to working with Rob on the many fundraising initiatives that The Foundation currently has underway.”   

Christmas Comes Early for Cathy Wever Students

On December 19, elves from Hamilton General Hospital and Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation delivered good cheer to the nearly 650 students at Cathy Wever Elementary School, as part of our outreach to the North Hamilton community.

McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation Celebrates Official Opening of State-of-the-Art Angiography Suite

Fourteen-year-old Jessica Wilson helped unveil the recognition plaque to mark the official opening of a state-of-the-art angiography suite at McMaster Children’s Hospital on December 17. The $1.3 million required to fund the angiography suite was supported by donor contributions to Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation.

Taking Care of Loved Ones this Holiday Season

As we invite friends and family into our homes this holiday season, it pays to remember that for some loved ones the ability to live independently is a luxury they can no longer take for granted. Health and mobility issues, whether short-term or long-term, can make it difficult to manage the day-to-day activities required to live safely, securely and comfortably at home.

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