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WIPP Celebrates 10 Years of Innovation, Community and Strength!
May 7, 2019

On Tuesday, April 23, Providence Healthcare Foundation held its annual Women in Philanthropy for Providence (WIPP) voting meeting where employees pitched their project ideas to WIPP donors in the hopes of being selected for funding. This year’s meeting was a very special one as not only did we grant $100,000, but we celebrated the 10th anniversary of WIPP!

Michael Made a Legacy Gift of Strength
Apr 30, 2019

Michael Pasquale and his mother, Rosie always had warm and fond memories of Providence Healthcare. Close family members had received exceptional care there and when the time came to seek palliative care for Rosie, Providence was the only place she wanted to be.

A ‘Roaring’ Good Time at MAPP’s Whisky & Wisdom Event!
Apr 18, 2019

On Wednesday, April 3, over 70 donors and guests came together to celebrate whisky, learn its history and try their hand at Crown and Anchor at the MAPP 'Whisky & Wisdom' event, all in support of Providence Healthcare.

Donate This Easter To Inspire Strength In Providence Residents Like Mary
Apr 17, 2019

For Kevin Smith, growing up with a single mother who suffered from blindness was a challenge. Kevin’s mother Mary was born blind, but her lack of sight never prevented her from pursuing her goals. Mary came into this world with a fighting spirit, and went on to instill her zest for life in her children.

Providence Donors Support Innovative Mobile Ultrasound
Apr 3, 2019

The healthcare landscape in Canada is changing rapidly. By 2036, the number of people aged 65 and over is set to double, putting increased pressure on physicians and caregivers to provide timely, quality care to their patients. At Providence, our physicians are searching for new and innovative technologies aimed to improve accuracy and efficiency for our patients.

Record Breaking 21st Annual O'Reilly Bonspiel for Providence
Mar 27, 2019

Friends and family came together to curl, have fun and fundraise at the 21st annual O’Reilly Bonspiel to raise an impressive $17,600 (net) for Providence Healthcare!

In the Wake of the Famine: Toronto’s Irish and the Sisters of St. Joseph
Mar 15, 2019

In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, award-winning author and WIPP member Jane Fairburn takes us on a historical journey through The Great Irish Famine of 1845 to 1852. Read on to find out how the Sisters of St. Joseph worked hard to support newly arrived Irish immigrants to Toronto.

The Healing Power of Music
Feb 19, 2019

A song has the power to be truly transformative. Read on to learn more about how Music Can Heal’s musicians and Sister Gail Fox have been providing therapeutic music services to the patients of Providence.