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About St. Peter's Hospital Foundation

St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation as part of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation is a registered charitable organization focused on raising funds to support capital redevelopment projects, purchase medical equipment and invest in research and education to enable quality care for patients throughout south-central Ontario who rely on the specialized complex, geriatric, rehabilitation and palliative care offered at St. Peter’s Hospital and the Regional Rehabilitation Centre. Our goal is Health Care, Transformed.      

Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation Gala - March 29, 2014

THANK YOU to all who supported the Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation Gala. It was a resounding success, with over 900 in attendance and raising more than $600,000! To read more about this wonderful event and to view photos of the Gala, please click here
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 6:00pm

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.

The Long Journey Home

Stacey Jones and her husband Roger had just celebrated the birth of their third child when tragedy struck. “I was driving Stacey home from a baby shower at her mother’s house in Binbrook when she complained of a headache,” remembers Roger. “I noticed she was slurring her speech and recognized what was happening right away.” With his wife slumped in the front seat and his newborn daughter and two young sons in the backseat, Roger sped to the Emergency Department at Hamilton General Hospital.

4th Annual Making the Links Golf Classic

Save the Date!

The 4th Annual Making the Links Golf Classic hosted by Henderson Structured Settlements will be taking place on Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

This year's event will be at the Brantford Golf & Country Club.

Visit for more details.


Tuesday, June 17, 2014 (All day)

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.”   

St. Peter's Hospital Steps Forward in Patient Care

In 2013, donor funds for St. Peter's Hospital helped purchase a NuStep, which aids in restoring mobility and building muscle strength. With the NuStep, our patients can work towards independence on their journey to recovery. In this video, Anne Smith, Physiotherapist at St. Peter's Hospital describes the many benefits of this essential piece of equipment.

Ways to Give this Holiday Season

This holiday season, give the gift of health by supporting St. Peter's Hospital Foundation. There are many ways to give, and each one can make a difference for a patient being cared for at St. Peter's.

Make a gift online 
Make a donation online at and help support the highly specialized health care that is only available at St. Peter's Hospital.

A World of Thanks | Donor Appreciation Event

On November 27, Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation hosted its annual donor appreciation event at St. Peter's Hospital.

The below video was shared with our donors to provide a sense of the impact that their contributions have made across our sites.

It's Back!

Casual Dress Every Friday, $55/year, $5/month or $2/week 

All poceeds support the Good Neighbour Fund at St. Peter's Hospital.  Click here to find out more!


Hamilton Health Sciences appoints Rob MacIsaac as President & CEO

(Hamilton, ON – October 30, 2013) Hamilton Health Sciences announced today the appointment of Rob MacIsaac as President and CEO, effective February 1, 2014. MacIsaac will take over from current President and CEO Murray Martin who is retiring after 13 years in the role.

Building Bridges Across Generations

As part of Grandparents Day celebrations, St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation partnered with Adelaide Hoodless Public School on a unique intergenerational communication project. Grade seven and eight students from the nearby school came to the hospital on September 10 to interview patients about their life experiences. Each student wrote an essay, which was entered into a competition.

St. Peter’s Hospital and Foundation and the Art Gallery of Hamilton launch Artful Moments for individuals with dementia

St. Peter’s Hospital and Foundation and the Art Gallery of Hamilton are proud to announce the launch of Artful Moments, a unique program to make art more accessible, experiential and enjoyable for people with dementia and their caregivers.

St. Peter’s Palliative Care Program Featured on CHCH News at Six

On August 16, CHCH News at Six broadcast a report on the Palliative Care Program at St. Peter’s Hospital. 

Living life in life’s final moments

Drew Nathan was a funny, honest, trusting young man who wanted to make a difference in the lives of others. He also possessed a strong will and a determination to live his life according to his personal convictions.

Taking Research From the Bench to the Bedside to Enhance Patient Care

Researchers at St. Peter’s Hospital have embarked on an innovative study to increase and enhance osteoporosis screening and treatment in Canada.

Helena Adjekum Receives 2013 Grant I. Budden Scholarship Award

“Nursing has always been a passion for me,” says Helena Adjekum, recipient of the Grant I. Budden Scholarship Award.  It is that passion and a deep and abiding concern for her patients that has inspired her to enroll in the B.Sc.N. program at Mohawk College/McMaster University. 

Coping with Alzheimer's Disease - Ken's Story


At age 82, Ken has already lived a rich life full of travel, work and family. But, in January 2009, Ken was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and his family had to cope with knowing that aspects of the man they knew were slipping away.
Born in Bombay, India, Ken has lived an eventful life. He played soccer and field hockey at a competitive level, then met the love of his life, Connie, and they married and had four children. Ken and his family immigrated to Canada in 1967 where he worked in the manufacturing industry for most of his professional career as a mechanical engineer finally retiring in 1990.  

Restoring Health and Hope at St. Peter's

At this festive time of year, we often hear that good health is the best gift of all. Jack Walton and Pat, his devoted wife of 39 years, know this better than most. For the past eight years, Jack has fought valiantly to regain his health after suffering a massive heart attack at age 51.

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