Our community is GROWING

and so are our equipment needs

I'm Dr. Thomas Hupel
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Grand River Hospital
Did you know that Grand River Hospital...

... is the local centre for complicated orthopaedic surgeries.

... has the largest surgical program in the region.

... performs 50% more hip and knee replacements than it did a decade ago.
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33 weeks into her pregnancy,

Kate was admitted to GRH.

I'm Kate
I am a mother of a premature baby born at Grand River Hospital
When you are pregnant you have this vision about what is going to happen when you have the baby. You don’t expect that after you give birth you will have to check out of the hospital and leave your baby behind…it’s the worst feeling in the world, but the caregivers at Grand River Hospital made the journey easier.
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7 hours after being wheeled in

for back surgery I was able to walk out.

I'm Nick
I had spinal cord herniation surgery.
At the age of 35 I had to be wheeled into the hospital for back surgery and, seven hours later, I was able to walk out. Now I can get back to fighting fires.
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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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Losing my daughter to mental illness

empowered me to work for change!

I'm Laura
I am a Mental Health Advocate
I’m Laura and I’m a Mental Health Advocate. I lost my daughter to mental illness and I honour her memory by advocating for change. My daughter, Ashlee, struggled from the day she was born until the day she died, and I know her life was not in vain. Through our life with Ashlee, we learned about the mental health system and worked with Grand River Hospital to get the best care for her we could.
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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 to Apr 26  |  Waterloo Region Food & Drink Show

- Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, 400 East Ave, Kitchener

Caudle’s Catch Seafood Superstore presents the Waterloo Region Food & Drink Show at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, April 24-26.  $12 admission includes souvenir wine... View details


May 02  |  Jeremy Brubacher and Friends Cancer Benefit Concert

8pm - 10pm - Hilliard Hall, First United Church, 16 William St W, Waterloo

The concert will be held at First United Church’s Hilliard Hall in support of the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre.  Event is on Saturday,... View details


May 09  |  Jeans’N Scrubs

5:30pm - RIM Park 2001 University Avenue East Waterloo, ON N2K 4K4

It’s a dinner! It’s a dance! It’s an auction!  Jeans’N Scrubs 3rd Annual Event is being held on Saturday, May 9 at RIM Park. Tickets... 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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