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WRPS Sergeant Pete Viol

Donor stories

In September 2017, Sergeant Pete Viol of the Waterloo Regional Police Services (WRPS) embarked on his third long distance cycling journey, riding self-supported from Vancouver to Waterloo Region, a distance… read more

Donor Profile: Manulife

Donor stories

When Manulife first acquired the century old, and locally founded, Dominion Life Assurance Company in 1984, they made a corporate commitment to maintain a substantial presence in Waterloo Region. Now, decades after … read more

Donor Profile: The Cunningham’s

Donor stories

When the Cunningham family immigrated to Canada from Ireland in 1968, they arrived with two suitcases and a mere $35 in hand. Having just lost… read more

Donor Profile: Tom Motz

Donor stories

What makes Waterloo Region different? Incoming St. Mary’s General Hospital Board Chair, Tom Motz says, “Resilience.” read more

Marg’s Story

Patient stories

Margaret Geerts didn’t have the common symptoms. There was no pain in her chest, no “classic warning signs”, before suffering a heart attack three months after her 40th birthday… read more

Here when you need it, thanks to you.

Staff stories

St. Mary’s owes everything to the support of this community. After all, it was because of a small but mighty group of benefactors that the hospital was first established… read more

KW Hydro celebrates a month of “Red Day Fridays”

Donor stories

In conjunction with their celebration of Red Day 2017, KW Hydro staff decided to direct the proceeds of their weekly “Dress Down Days”  – and then opted to take things… read more

St. Mary’s General Hospital Volunteer Association supports patient care.

Donor stories

Thank you to the St. Mary’s General Hospital Volunteer Association for your generous donation of $180,000 in support of patient care at St. Mary’s.  We appreciate the hard work and… read more

Margaret’s Story

Patient stories

Margaret didn’t have the common symptoms. There was no pain in her chest – no “classic warning signs” – before suffering a heart attack three months after her 40th birthday…. read more

Arlene’s Story

Patient stories

Arlene’s first warning signs of heart disease appeared last fall during her nightly walks around her neighborhood. It wasn’t like the movies; there wasn’t an intense pressure, or sharp stabbing… read more