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without you even knowing it.

I'm Peter
Chief of Surgery, Medical Director of Surgical Program at Grand River Hospital
Be a hero – help purchase monitoring equipment at Grand River Hospital today!
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I'm one of more than 16,000 patients

that received chemotherapy at GRRCC

I'm Marcel
I am a cancer survivor
I’m Marcel Portelance, and I’m a cancer survivor. I was given a 50-50 chance to live when I was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago. Today, I am a husband, a father of two and a grandpa of twins. I am also proud to have biked beside my cycling hero in 2011 raising $58,000 for the Grand River Hospital Foundation.
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My motivation to walk again

was my eight year old son, Marko

I'm Maja
I am a double stroke victim
I’m Maja. At 38 years old I had to learn how to walk again. One year ago, I suffered two debilitating strokes that took away my mobility. My motivation to walk again was my eight-year-old son Marko. I still dream about the day I can take him to the park without my wheelchair or cane.
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1000 stroke cases

treated annually at Grand River Hospital

I'm Laura
I am a stroke survivor
I’m Laura. I’m a stroke survivor. I was only 23 years old when I suffered from a life-changing stroke. I was pushing way too hard in life and something had to give – it was my body. That was my wakeup call.
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He makes lunches for 2 kids, runs 10km,

and saves lives - just another day

I'm Paul
I am a Critical Care Doctor
Hi, I’m Dr. Hosek and I run the Intensive Care Unit at Grand River Hospital. I deal with the people in most need of care at the hospital and every day means life or death for my patients. I am passionate about helping people. I welcome every new challenge and every new patient brought before me.
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We raise funds to help Grand River Hospital provide exceptional health care.

Grand River Hospital Foundation fosters a philanthropic environment where everyone in the community understands and passionately supports exceptional health care.

We inspire volunteers to help and donors to give.

We provide resources that are not otherwise available.

We manage and disburse funds for medical facilities and equipment.

Upcoming Events


Apr 24  |  Montana’s Community Night in support of Grand River Hospital

5pm - 740 Ottawa St South, Kitchener

Come out and show your support. Montana’s will give back 10% of event sales to our cause! View details

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Apr 25  |  Waterloo Region Food and Drink Show

Come out for a weekend of entertainment with friends and family. Enjoy fine wines and gourmet foods. At our seminars learn how to cook... View details

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Apr 26  |  Eat to Beat Cancer Pancake Breakfast

8am

Please mark your calendars for the 14th Annual “Eat to Beat Cancer” Pancake Breakfast- Saturday April 26th, 8-11am at Swiss Chalet on Weber St.... View details

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Why Give


As the area’s largest hospital, Grand River Hospital provides a wide range of specialized programs and services in our community, yet receives limited government funding for specialized medical equipment. We must rely on the support of our caring community of donors to provide the best possible medical care to our patients.

Thank You


Resurrection Catholic Secondary School
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