George Macri is a long time donor, volunteer, and friend of Providence Healthcare Foundation. This month, he stopped by to see his philanthropy in action and graciously sat down with the Foundation staff for a quick chat about his involvement with Providence and why he is such an engaged supporter. Here is what our friend George had to say.
On Tuesday, April 4, Manolo Bayani, Hospital Accounts Specialist of Sanofi Canada, stopped by Providence Healthcare to deliver a $15,000 cheque in support of the Hope Starts Here Campaign. Sanofi’s generous contribution will fund the 2017 Sanofi Education Awards.
On Thursday, February 2, Providence Healthcare and Sun Life Financial Canada co-hosted the first Hope Starts Here Presidents’ Roundtable Breakfast. It was a huge success, as many leaders in the pharmaceutical industry came together to discuss the latest in digital health and innovation.
On Saturday, October 15th, the 19th annual O’Reilly Bonspiel for Providence raised over $11,000 (net) for Providence Healthcare! The ‘Bonspiel’ could not have achieved such great success without the assistance and thoughtful contributions of friends and family who gave so generously.
When we hosted the inaugural Providence Golf Classic in 1993, spearheaded by the late Gus Arrigo, along with his pals Dusty Miklas and Bill Cooke, the goal was simple, yet a stretch: raise $500,000 in five years to help support the capital campaign to build the Houses of Providence.
Providence Healthcare has received a $1 million donation from the Archdiocese of Toronto to support the revitalization of its palliative care program, providing loving and supportive outreach to patients at the end of their lives.
What a celebration! Hope truly does start with you. We marked a very special milestone together on April 1, 2015 – the official start of our Palliative Care project. Many of you were with us last night as we gathered together with the shared purpose of celebrating an incredible “Providence Moment” - the ground-breaking on our new Palliative Care Revitalization project, funded through the Hope Starts Here campaign.