Donor Stories

Donor Stories

We love stories!

Lakeridge Health Foundation is grateful for every gift we receive and are proud to recognize individuals, corporations and community groups for their support. Thanks to you, Lakeridge Health can continue to provide excellence, every moment, every day. 

Many of our donors have wonderful stories to tell about their positive experiences here at Lakeridge Health.  This page is dedicated to sharing those stories with you.   

If you would like to share your story with us, please contact Lakeridge Health Foundation at 416-433-4339 or



GM Canada Celebrates Cancer Centre Anniversary

On 10th Anniversary, GM Canada President Visits Cancer Centre made possible by Employee Donations 

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A Challenge to the Community

Mr. Jim Brewster, decorated war vetern and major donor to Lakeridge Health wants to inspire others to give too!

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New Cab with Cause hits the streets!

Long-time donor City Wide Taxi introduces new pink cab in support of cancer services at Lakeridge Health. 

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Art That Matters

Paul Bunner's local art auction business puts community giving on display in Durham Region. 

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Every Day is a Gift

The Taylor's have an incredible story that reminds us that each moment together is precious.


"People who make a difference deserve to be recognized." 

Losing a loved one can be devestating, but for Janie Kelly her mom's battle with cancer inspired her to give back. 

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Harold Segal Gives Where He Lives

Harold Segal and his family have received a lot of care from Lakeridge Health over the years. Now he's giving back with a generous donation of $250,000.

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Oshawa Walmart Makes Special Gift to Lakeridge Health 

It was one of the busiest shopping days of the year, but the team at Walmart in Oshawa paused to celebrate a speical gift to Lakeridge Health. 
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My Family's Hospital

Perry Monaco, husband and father celebrates five years cancer-free. 

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A Lasting Legacy

Long-time resident Lillian Beamish shares her reasons for giving to her local hospital. 
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Little Girl, Big Heart 

In August of 2014, one of Lakeridge Health Foundation's youngest supporters hosted a garage sale to benefit her local hospital.