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Fundraising for medical education in our emergency department

GRHF is honoured by the overwhelming community support for the Emergency Department this season. We have already achieved one-third of our goal and the messages of appreciate and support from donors to physicians, nurses and staff will inspire the Grand River Hospital family throughout the holiday season. Our efforts to raise $365,000 to sponsor the […]

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Local event volunteer wins national TELUS Motorcycle Ride for Dad award

As one of three founders of the TELUS Motorcycle Ride for Dad supporting Grand River Regional Cancer Centre, Dave Mathes has devoted himself to making an impact on the fight against prostate cancer. This year, Dave has been awarded by the national organization with the Outstanding Performance Award for his contributions. Dave, his fellow committee […]

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Decorating trees with holiday cheer

Five companies and a family from our community teamed up with GRHF this month to help bring joy and cheer to the children’s inpatient and outpatient units, NICU and main lobby. Thank you to Gateman Milloy, Giffen Lawyers LLP, echosims, Advocate Insurance Group, Tepperman’s and the McLennan family, for donating and decorating holiday trees for […]

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Gift of Lights draws crowds from across the Region and beyond

Since we first told you about Gift of Lights last month, the gates have opened and the event is off to a roaring start with visitors from as far away as Toronto. The popular holiday attraction has been covered by CBC, BlogTO and the Hamilton Spectator. That’s good news for Grand River Hospital Foundation, one […]

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Twelve ways to give during the holidays

All year long GRHF benefits from the generosity of a community that support its local hospital and we are so grateful. During the holiday season, we meet donors who give back in different ways and we wanted to share 12 ‘gift of health’ ideas. Pass the hat at your holiday staff party in the office. […]

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Celebrating event milestones

Two community events supporting GRHF just reached outstanding fundraising milestones and we are grateful for their contributions over the years. Local business Tri City Readymix has been hosting its annual golf tournament for years. In 2016 they raised $30,000 for GRHF reaching a grand total of $160,000! Thank you to the Esbaughs and the Tri […]

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GRHF in the Community

The residents of Tremaine Park, Kitchener, love their neighbourhood. Each year they come together to host a family barbecue. The fifth annual event raised more than $2,000 for GRHF. Thank you Tremaine Park for your support and for sharing your community spirit with the city. After a weekend of turkey, Mia Fresco graciously hosted a […]

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Spreading joy with a Gift of Lights

  Add some sparkle to your holidays while supporting Grand River Hospital Foundation. Gift of Lights is a brand new event in our community, hosted by Bingemans. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to GRHF. All you need to do is enter GRAND2016 when you purchase your ticket online. Get into the holiday […]

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Service Club Dinner

We have decided to postpone our service club dinner and tour at Freeport campus on October 12, 2016.  Although many club members expressed interest in attending, the timing conflicted with planned Oktoberfest activities in the Region. We will reschedule soon with a new day and  time.  We look forward to seeing many of our dedicated […]

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Bringing hydrotherapy back to Freeport Campus

Exciting advancements are happening at GRH’s Freeport Campus to become a leader in rehabilitative care and we want you to be part of it. This fall, GRHF is asking donors to help us raise $1.5 million to reopen the Marsland hydrotherapy pool. For patients with who have conditions like COPD, severe arthritis, traumatic brain injury, […]

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