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Cadillac Fairview donates $25,000 to Grand River Hospital

Youth in our community will continue to benefit from Grand River Hospital’s Propel, thanks to a generous donation of $25,000 from Cadillac Fairview. Grand River Hospital Foundation hosted the team from CF Fairview Park to say thank you and introduce them to staff who have seen firsthand how this fully donor supported program is making […]

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Fashion For Life supports children living with cancer in Waterloo Region

Kitchener, ON – This year’s Fashion For Life is supporting Grand River Hospital Foundation. Proceeds will help children with chronic illnesses, like cancer, receive the lifesaving care they need close to home. Grand River Hospital is the largest provider of hospital-based care for children treating 20,000 children each year. The children’s program offers treatment and […]

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Fairy tales come true at CHYM Father Daughter Ball

The CHYM Father Daughter Ball has brought joy to hundreds of families over the years. This year the sold out event raised funds for prostate cancer care at Grand River Hospital. Between dinner and dancing the 300 guests were thanked by one of the fathers and Grand River Hospital oncologist, Dr. Joda Kuk. Dr. Kuk […]

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Patient treatment areas need your help

Imagine being faced with a life-threatening illness and being told you’ll need to come to hospital for multiple, hours-long appointments to get better. Those sessions can be hard physically and emotionally. And the experience can be even worse if the chair you’re sitting in is uncomfortable, worn out or even worse – in need of […]

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CHYM hosts surprise clinical secretary at GRH with VIP backstage passes

On Thursday, February 28, Tara and Brady, morning co-hosts at CHYM 96.7, dropped by Grand River Hospital to visit radio contest winner, Tracie Steffler, a clinical secretary for Grand River Regional Cancer Centre outpatient clinic. She had won tickets for Ellen DeGeneres’ show, A Conversation with Ellen DeGeneres, in Toronto on March 3. She did […]

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Update about The Grand Ride

Thank you to everyone who has been involved in The Grand Ride over the years. Whether you’re a rider, sponsor, volunteer, donor or supporter – you have made a difference for thousands of patients in our community. More than $4 million has been raised because of you! The team is very busy making plans for […]

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Grand River Hospital Foundation announces Interim President and CEO

Grand River Hospital Foundation Board of Governors is pleased to welcome Stephen Swatridge as the interim President and CEO as of November 5. “We’re very pleased that Stephen has joined us. He has a wealth of expertise and strong community connections that will be invaluable to the Foundation.” said Diane Wolfenden, Chair of Grand River […]

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NHL players meet patients in their hometown hospital

It was a special day for patients and families when they got to meet a group of hockey superstars. Mike Hoffman of the Florida Panthers, Michael Latta of the New Jersey Devils and Logan Stanley of the Winnipeg Jets visited Grand River Hospital during their off season to tour the hospital and meet with some […]

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