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A Spotlight on Providence Resident Mary Riddell
Jun 23, 2020

Mary is a loving mother of two and a doting grandmother of five, ranging in age from 15 to 20. She’s also a long-term care resident in the Houses of Providence, calling Providence home, for the last year and a half.

Jordan’s Birthday Wish Pays It Forward
Jun 22, 2020

Birthday joy can come in different forms. Jordan celebrated his 38th birthday last Friday by treating the Providence Healthcare staff to a delicious meal. Doris, Jordan’s mother, was a recent patient at Providence and the compassionate care experience received, fueled Jordan’s desire to pay it forward.

Marlon’s small act of kindness
Jun 18, 2020

So many of us are desperate to get our hair cut with salons being shut due to COVID-19. The same is true for our residents in the Houses of Providence, our long-term care home. This is the story of Marlon and how he decided to help our residents by launching a mobile barber shop, bringing haircuts directly to them, safely.

Cuisine & Cuvée, a Finalist for the 2020 Canadian Event Industry Awards
Jun 18, 2020

Providence Healthcare Foundation’s Cuisine & Cuvée is receiving national recognition for its beautifully presented food experience prepared by Toronto’s top chefs. We are proud to announce that 2019’s #CuisineandCuvée has been nominated as a finalist for the Canadian Event Industry Awards.

Providence is Home for Mary and Ernest Dodgson
Jun 17, 2020

Ernest (Ernie) and Mary Dodgson moved into our long-term care home, the Houses of Providence, just over a year ago, and truly believe this is their home. Hailing from England, Ernie was a painter and decorator and also served as part of the British Royal Air Force, while Mary had her hands full, as a stay at home mom of four, and later joined the workforce when they moved their family to Canada.

A Spotlight on Providence Resident Fr. Gerald Fitzgerald
Jun 11, 2020

When it was time for him to start looking into a long-term care home, Providence seemed like the natural choice for Fr. Gerald Fitzgerald. He had spent his life in the east end of Toronto, working in the Providence community and with the Sisters of St. Joseph who had opened the Houses of Providence. He is very happy to call Providence home.

Hero Bear and ear savers bring comfort to Providence Healthcare frontline staff
Jun 5, 2020

Like many during COVID-19, Samantha has found herself working from home with significantly reduced hours. HR professional by day and Crafty-Mommy by night, Samantha decided to use her crafting to keep happiness levels up and stress levels down, this led to the birth of the “Hero Bear.”

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