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Stroke does not diminish this mother’s determination
May 11, 2018

In honour of Mother’s Day, we searched through our bank of 2018 stories to find the most inspiring, loving story about motherhood that we could share with you. Even if you’ve never been a new parent, imagine being the mother of a four-day-old perfect baby. You are just home from the hospital and you are focusing on adapting to being a parent to this little bundle of joy. You are a little scared, but also over-the-moon in love and coping pretty well. Read more.

Husband and Father Honoured by Gift
May 9, 2018

One thing is for sure. Harold Leslie Wilson loved and was loved. Married to Sheila Quinn in 1955 in Toronto, he was father of five children and lived a full life in Toronto. He was a Chartered Accountant with a successful practice and was devoted to his faith, family and friends. He loved sports, music and movies with a passion and relished sharing that love with everyone in his life.

Projects will Increase Patient Comfort and Quality of Life
May 7, 2018

Providence Healthcare Foundation held its annual “Women in Philanthropy for Providence” (WIPP) voting meeting on April 12, 2018. This is the meeting when Providence Healthcare employees pitch their ideas to WIPP donors for innovative projects they are hoping to fund over the next year. WIPP raises money to fund projects that will cost $100,000 – usually one $100,000 project per year, however this is a special year because enough money was raised to fund two projects!

What is a legacy?
May 1, 2018

May is National Leave a Legacy Month. A legacy is how you will be remembered after you are gone. It can be something physical and real – like money or property, or it could be something less tangible – like a legacy of kindness that other people try to live up to.

Cuisine & Cuvée does it again!
Apr 23, 2018

The 18th annual Cuisine & Cuvée, presented by The Cooperators and TD Commercial Banking, was a smash hit! Attended by over 1,000 savvy foodies, we are thrilled to announce that we raised $230,000(net expenses) for Providence Healthcare’s patients, residents and clients! The event was held Friday, April 20 at REBEL in Toronto.

Knowledge Centre Opening Creates Excitement
Apr 16, 2018

On April 13, 2018, the new $2.5-million Knowledge Centre at Providence Healthcare officially opened. What began as an idea about staff education grants back in 2005 progressed to the creation of a 14,645-square-foot Knowledge Centre under the Hope Starts Here campaign which kicked off in 2013.

Philanthropic Lumberjacks Raise Dollars for Providence
Apr 13, 2018

Philanthropic lumberjacks. Two words that don’t commonly go together, but that’s exactly what happened on March 29, 2018 in Toronto for MAPP’s Great Canadian Axe Battle! It was a special night as the toughest lumberjacks from across the Greater Toronto Area gathered to compete for the axe-throwing championship and ultimate bragging rights.

Cuisine & Cuvée wins industry award
Apr 6, 2018

Congratulations are in order for the Cuisine & Cuvee team at Providence Healthcare Foundation! Last year’s event – the 17th Annual Cuisine & Cuvee – won the award for Most Outstanding Event up to $200,000 (Corporate/Business/Association/Non-Profit) presented at the Canadian Special Events Industry Awards Gala on March 21, 2018.