Imagine something saving your life

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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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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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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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

Aug 12  |  Chill Bar & Grill 11th Annual Charity Golf Classic

11:00 a.m. - Grey Silo Golf Course

Proceeds from the event will be divided between GRH’s Grand River Regional Cancer Centre and The Children’s Wish Foundation. The tournament is a scramble... View details


Aug 23  |  Twinkle of Hope Foundation Walk-A-Thon

Our annual walk-a-thon is a fun activity for the whole community. The walk-a-thon starts at 1pm sharp. All participants should meet at 12:30 at... View details


Aug 28  |  Tim CalKay Books Open Garden

8:00 a.m.

Books, Food & Drinks All profits will go to local hospitals! Fundraiser & launch of seven children’s books by author Gabriella Cabral-Tavares. Thursday, August... 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

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