Giving Back Goes Full Circle for GFL Environmental’s Kitchener Team

Giving Back Goes Full Circle for GFL Environmental’s Kitchener Team

The team at GFL Environmental Inc.’s Kitchener division went above and beyond to make the holidays special for kids at Grand River Hospital this year. Through GFL’s Full Circle Project, they generously donated $5,000 to Grand River Kids and hosted a toy drive, collecting toys for kids who would be spending time in the hospital over Christmas. 

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The Grand Rounds: Mental Health in the Workplace

The Grand Rounds: Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental health is something that affects us all. Now more than ever, it’s important to speak openly about it and how we can promote good mental health for ourselves and the people around us. This Blue Monday, Grand River Hospital Foundation, in partnership with Gowling WLG, is proud to present Grand Rounds on the topic of mental health in the workplace.

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Support Grand River Hospital Staff with a Token of Appreciation

Support Grand River Hospital Staff with a Token of Appreciation

As the Omicron variant causes COVID-19 cases to surge throughout the province, our health care system is at its breaking point. Despite now having more tools and knowledge to help us combat COVID-19, our current actions are not enough to effectively slow the influx of patients requiring care, making this by far the most challenging wave for health care workers and our health system to date.

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Everyday Heroes

Everyday Heroes

Everyday Heroes are doing extraordinary things to help our kids at Grand River Hospital! You can help too. A few years ago, Kitchener Firefighters, The Centre In The Square and Kitchener Knights of Columbus first teamed up to provide toys and electronic devices for kids staying at Grand River Hospital during the Christmas holidays—something they have continued to do every year since.

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As 2021 Comes to a Close, We Are Counting on You

As 2021 Comes to a Close, We Are Counting on You

With the end of the year quickly approaching, now is the time to think about your year-end donations and maximize you tax credit for 2021. With what will likely be yet another challenging phase of the pandemic ahead of us over the coming months, our patients, staff and the community at large are counting on your support to ensure care never stops.

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Local Students Are Spreading Holiday Cheer

Local Students Are Spreading Holiday Cheer

Holiday spirit is abundant at Grand River Hospital thanks to the students at Franklin Public School in Kitchener. They worked hard to create more than 100 holiday cards for our patients and staff! 

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A Holiday Thank You for Hospital Staff

A Holiday Thank You for Hospital Staff

It's that time of year again! The holidays are here—Hanukkah has already come and passed, and Christmas and Kwanzaa are just weeks away. This means patients, care partners and community members alike are eager to demonstrate their appreciation for staff at Grand River Hospital.

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Enjoy the Change 4 Change Light Display in Support of Kids' Mental Health Care

Enjoy the Change 4 Change Light Display in Support of Kids' Mental Health Care

Get in the holiday spirit and come out to 'Change 4 Change', a festive Christmas light show raising money for Child and Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry at Grand River Hospital. Scott Tonelli's 'Change 4 Change' event is a massive, magical 8,000 smart pixel Christmas light display that features interactive music and has raised more than $6,500 over the last two years for children's mental health care at the Hospital.

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Gift Wrap and Give Back

Gift Wrap and Give Back

Every day from now until December 24th, we are excited to be offering gift wrapping services at Conestoga Mall in support of Grand River Hospital! Our gift wrapping station has its own storefront near Entrance #1 directly across from Children's Place and Old Navy. Our incredible team of volunteers will be there every day during mall hours to help you with your holiday wrapping and receive donations. Because even during the holidays, care never stops at Grand River Hospital. 

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