Children's ProgramsHeathcare

Canadians donate over $2M to child, youth mental health

VAUGHAN, ON–Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations (CCHF) is proud to announce that the A Family of Support: Child and Youth Mental Health Initiative has raised over $2 million for mental health programs across Canada as part of its first fundraising campaign. Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations (CCHF) raises over $2 million for …

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COVID-19Heathcare

CMA Foundation commits $2 million to support long-term care improvement program

OTTAWA, ON–The CMA Foundation announced a $2 million grant to the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) for LTC+: Acting on Pandemic Learning Together, a program designed to drive improvements in long-term care and retirement homes across Canada. The CMA Foundation’s commitment doubles the current available funds and will allow …

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Data SourcesHeathcare

Health Charities, Patient Groups Jointly Protect Access to Breakthrough Medical Treatments in Canada

Patients shut out of process leading to the release of revised guidelines by the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board TORONTO and MONTREAL–As exciting medical advances continue to be made around the world, there is a shared concern that people in Canada will not be able to access these scientific breakthroughs. …

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Corporate PhilanthropyHeathcare

National plan focused on early interventions in Child, Youth Mental Health unveiled by Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations

Early intervention programs to be implemented at 13 of Canada’s children’s hospitals for children, youth and families struggling with mental health challenges VAUGHAN, ON–Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations (CCHF) is pleased to announce the launch of a groundbreaking partnership to address the critical need for early interventions in child and youth …

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HeathcareLeadership

Sunnybrook Foundation announces Kelly Cole as incoming president and CEO

TORONTO, ON–The Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Foundation’s Chair Fred Waks and Vice-Chair Anne Odette Kaye announced the appointment of Kelly Cole as incoming president and CEO. After an extensive North American search and formal recruitment process, Kelly was selected for her proven track record of transformational leadership and commitment to …

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Corporate PhilanthropyHeathcare

Manulife donates $100,000 to support communities impacted by the Nova Scotia tragedy

Supporting Canadian Red Cross Stronger Together Nova Scotia Fund and the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia TORONTO, ON–Manulife announced a $100,000 donation to support the health and well-being of communities impacted by the tragic events on April 18 and 19. $50,000 is being donated to the Canadian Red Cross …

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Fundraising EventsHeathcare

Manulife Heart & Stroke Ride for Heart hits the virtual road

Online event will raise critical funds for heart disease and stroke research TORONTO, ON–Heart & Stroke’s biggest single-day fundraiser hits the road this spring, the virtual road, and for the first time everyone across Canada can be the leader of the pack. No matter where you live or what kind …

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Corporate PhilanthropyHeathcare

TD donates $100,000 to Strongest Families Institute in Nova Scotia

Donation will help support those in rural or under-served communities who are struggling with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and behavioral challenges HALIFAX, NS–Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, mental health services have seen a significant increase in the number of people reaching out for support, as many try …

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COVID-19Heathcare

New fund money goes directly to more than 100 participating hospitals battling COVID-19

Provides Canadians with a way to donate money that will go directly to more than 100 participating hospitals in the front lines $8.5 million already committed from Canadian organizations TORONTO, ON–Canadian frontline healthcare workers are caught in a fight with COVID-19 and need our support to help fight this crisis. …

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COVID-19Heathcare

Three Quebec women lead the way for new JGHF campaign with gifts totalling $1.3M

Jewish General Hospital Foundation launches $5M COVID-19 Campaign; An additional $500,000 in gifts will be matched. MONTREAL, QC–A comprehensive COVID-19 campaign has been launched by the Jewish General Hospital Foundation and already has the support of three major Quebec philanthropists: > Sharon Azrieli – C.Q., D.Mus. > Sophie Desmarais – recipient …

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