August 2016

Monthly Archives

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    A 100% commitment to caring

    Mackenzie Health’s pediatricians are all in for the Exceptional Care Belongs Here campaign. Under the leadership of Chief of Pediatrics Dr. David Gryn, every physician in the pediatrics program has made a gift to the $250-million campaign to help build and equip Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital and enhance care at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, according to […]

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    Bingo Rama with SAVI

    The Seniors’ Association of Vaughan Initiative (SAVI) hosted its annual Bingo Rama at Vellore Village Community Centre April 13. Mackenzie Health won the biggest prize at this game of luck and fun – a donation totalling $2,600 in support of Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital. To date, SAVI has raised more than $14,000 for the future hospital […]

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    Strides for Stroke growing in popularity, success every year

    The annual Richview Manor’s Strides for Stroke in support of Mackenzie Health is a family affair for the Vetteses. As both a participant and organizing committee volunteer for Mackenzie Health Foundation, longtime Richmond Hill resident John Vettese is passionate about supporting his local hospital and giving back to his community. More than 70 members of […]

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    Walking for Margaret

    In our last edition of InTouch in April, we shared a story about a friendship between 11-year-old Aidan Walpole and 94-year-old Margaret Kemp. A bond developed over a fundraising goal of $500 for Richview Manor’s Strides for Stroke event in May 2015. They surpassed their goal, raising $4,800 for Mackenzie Health and earning Aidan the […]

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    The business of caring together

    More than 550 corporate and local business partners support Mackenzie Health Foundation’s fundraising and ‘friendraising’ efforts, contributing more than $2.7 million in donations last year. “The impact of corporate partnerships is invaluable,” Mackenzie Health Foundation President and CEO Ingrid Perry says. “Businesses have influence in the community. They are recognizable and their message is powerful […]

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    Celebrating generosity

    Mackenzie Health Foundation is grateful to donors who funded the refurbishment of a family lounge for the Palliative Care unit at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital. This enhancement will have an ever-lasting impact on end-of-life-care for our patients and families. The lounge offers a calm and serene space for families to relax, shower and prepare a […]

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    Volunteers inspiring generosity

    It is at the reception desk at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital’s main lobby where patients and visitors first encounter the heart of Mackenzie Health: our compassionate, caring and hardworking volunteers. In recognition of longtime donor and Foundation director Latif Fazel, volunteers gathered February 26 to give thanks to Latif and his family for funding a […]