Community Events

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    Run For Vaughan

    It was a sunny day as well as a truly unique race experience at the 9th Annual Run for Vaughan. The 2013 event was held at Canada’s Wonderland in September. Since inception, the run has raised in excess of $400,000 for the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital.

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    Shoppers Drug Mart Tree of Life

    Twelve Shoppers Drug Mart stores across York Region participated in the 12th Annual Shoppers Drug Mart Tree of Life Campaign. Thanks to the support of customers and employees at these  particular  locations, over $16,000 was raised for medical equipment and priority projects for Mackenzie Health’s Woman and Child program. Women, grandmothers, new mothers, mothers to […]

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    Vaughan in Motion Gala

    It was a night of glitz and glamour, complete with movie stars of then and now. Costumes and all, the real stars of the evening were the guests and event organizers from the Vaughan In Motion Hollywood Gala to Cure Cancer held in February. The Hollywood themed evening encouraged guests to dress as their favourite […]

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    RBC Events In Our Region

    On behalf of all our staff and physicians, thank you for sharing your warm messages of appreciation. Your generous donations are ensuring that Mackenzie Health can continue to deliver exceptional compassionate care. THANK YOU! RBC Vaughan and Richmond Hill employees are very devoted to their year- round efforts supporting Mackenzie Health through various charity events […]

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    Jatinder Oberoi and wife Jeevan Oberoi, owners of Partsmart Auto Parts Inc. in Richmond Hill, presented a $5,000 donation to the Foundation in December. Both living and as a business owner in our region, the couple hopes their gift will inspire other community members and business leaders to support Mackenzie Health. The Foundation appreciates the […]

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    The Joy of Aging

    The fifth annual Joy of Aging was held in November at Riviera Parque Dining, Banquet and Convention Centre. Focused on healthy  aging  for  women, this year’s event featured presentations by  CTV’s Dr. Marla Shapiro and comedian, Judy Croon. Over $37,000 net was raised from this women focused event and has been directed towards the Foundation’s […]

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    Kleinberg Zombie Walk and Pumpkinfest

    Even Zombies were supporting healthcare in our community last October! Two events were held in Kleinberg to celebrate all things Halloween. Community members were invited in full costume attire to enjoy a petting zoo, horse and wagon, games, a BBQ and – ZOMBIES! Proceeds from the event were donated in support of the new Mackenzie […]

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    Annual Gala raises funds for MRI

    The Richmond Hill and Markham Chinese Business Association held their annual gala last Fall and generously designated proceeds from the event to the Foundation’s Picture This MRI campaign. Following the evening, the group attended an MRI demonstration hosted by Mackenzie Health’s Medical Imaging team and presented $15,000 towards the campaign.

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    Bake Sale for Mackenzie Health

    The York South Silver Knights Basketball Novice team gave back to the community by hosting a bake sale for Mackenzie Health at a local tournament in February, raising over $250! Congratulations to the team on winning Bronze at the tournament. With your support to our patients and families, you have won a Mackenzie Health GOLD […]