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This Giving Tuesday help bring a new MRI to GRH

GRH is the largest hospital in the region serving the greatest number of patients using the oldest MRI. This holiday, GRHF is asking donors to help us raise $4.5 million for a new MRI. Like all equipment, the MRI has wear and tear and it is struggling to keep up to date. The current MRI […]

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GRHF Events Team brings the 80s back

Guests were taken back to the 80s as they embraced neon, acid wash, big hair and the best of Madonna on November 4.  The Grand Social Series: Eighties Edition was held at Maxwell’s Concerts and Events where guests enjoyed enticing finger foods, sweet treats, on-site fundraising games, breakdancers and a video dance party. The newest Grand Event […]

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Your favourite gift wrappers are on the move!

This year, Grand River Hospital Volunteer Association has moved its gift wrapping services to St. Jacobs Outlet Mall on Benjamin Road. The Grand River Hospital volunteers are ready and eager to make your presents look festive and help you check one more thing off your list. Look out for the gift wrapping station  at the […]

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Hundreds gather at Catalyst137 to hear from GRH experts

More than 200 health experts, technology professionals, academics and community members joined us for GRH’s annual community meeting on November 15. The theme focused on research and innovation and the partnerships that make these projects possible. “Research and innovation at Grand River Hospital is about the pursuit of better care, better health and better living,” […]

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Grand River Hospital’s annual community meeting was a success!

Thanks to you, the annual community meeting was a huge success! Travelling from every corner of Waterloo Wellington, donors, community members and GRH staff heard about how the hospital is embracing innovation and building partnerships to advance exceptional care. Speakers included: Kurtis McBride, CEO and Co-Founder, Miovision Janice Deganis, Board Chair, Grand River Hospital Malcolm […]

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Thank you for making our events Grand

Thanks to the incredible support from the community, this year’s Grand events (GRHF’s signature fundraising events) are already making a difference to patient care. Participants at The Grand Golf Classic in June included GRH staff and physicians, employees from local businesses and other loyal supporters. With their support and the hard work of the committee […]

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Gardens in full bloom thanks to local companies

The gardens at GRH are in full bloom this summer thanks to volunteers from KPMG, Tepperman’s, BDC Capital and Flanagan Foods. Employees from these local companies volunteered their green thumbs in June to create a bright and welcoming landscape for all to enjoy. After a long winter, the gardens at KW and Freeport campuses serve […]

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Grand golfers raise $44,000 for children’s mental health

“When the community rallies around the hospital, it thrives.” These are just a few of the inspiring words Mark Hodson told a room of golfers on behalf of The Grand Golf Classic presenting sponsor, RBC Wealth Management, Dominion Securities, earlier this month. RBC Wealth Management, Dominion Securities was joined by Northern Trust, The BLM Transportation Group, […]

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SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU. Run for Women raises $140,000 for GRH

Employees of local Shoppers Drug Mart stores, community members and GRH staff stepped it up for women’s mental health raising $140,000 at the annual SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU. Run for Women surpassing its own ambitious $100,000 goal. This incredible support means GRH can continue to strengthen its mental health programming. “It is inspiring to see how […]

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New equipment decreases surgery delays for patients

Often if equipment breaks down there is no back up, resulting in postponement of surgeries, and that could be critical to a patient’s life. Over time equipment needs to be repaired or replaced due to frequent use. For 32 years, Bob Frey has seen the evolution of surgery and one change that stands out for […]

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