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Sep 21, 2020, 07:20 ET Sunnybrook launches the Dr. Sandra Black Centre for Brain Resilience & Recovery with $10-million gift

TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - On World Alzheimer's Day – dedicated to raising awareness about the devastating impact that Alzheimer's and other dementias have on countless lives worldwide –...


Aug 19, 2020, 07:21 ET Sunnybrook to lead suicide prevention research during COVID-19 pandemic with immediate investment from TELUS' CEO

TORONTO, ON, Aug. 19, 2020 /CNW/ - Critical research led by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre into suicide prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic is receiving an immediate $100,000 donation from...


Jul 13, 2020, 11:45 ET Sunnybrook Foundation announces Kelly Cole as incoming president and CEO

TORONTO, July 13, 2020 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Foundation, Chair Fred Waks and Vice-Chair Anne Odette Kaye are pleased to announce the...


Jun 24, 2020, 08:00 ET Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Lumino Health connect patients to local health care providers

TORONTO, June 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Connecting with a health care provider like a physiotherapist or chiropractor once you're out of the hospital can be a challenge. After a surgery or procedure, patients ...


May 26, 2020, 06:45 ET Sunnybrook donors help launch once-in-a-lifetime clinical trial to find a new treatment for COVID-19

TORONTO, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ - Sunnybrook's community of donors has come together to quickly raise over $1 million for a promising pan-Canadian COVID-19 clinical trial being coordinated by a...


Apr 08, 2020, 07:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Toronto law firm Wildeboer Dellelce spearheads $100,000 fundraising initiative to connect hospitalized patients at Sunnybrook to their loved ones/

TORONTO, April 7, 2020 /CNW/ - At a time when physical distancing has become necessary to slow the spread of COVID-19, people are turning to new and creative ways to connect while staying apart....


Apr 07, 2020, 12:44 ET Toronto law firm Wildeboer Dellelce spearheads $100,000 fundraising initiative to connect hospitalized patients at Sunnybrook to their loved ones

TORONTO, April 7, 2020 /CNW/ - At a time when physical distancing has become necessary to slow the spread of COVID-19, people are turning to new and creative ways to connect while staying apart....


Apr 01, 2020, 17:00 ET QuestCap Inc. makes timely $1-million investment in Sunnybrook to establish research group dedicated to fighting COVID-19

TORONTO, April 1, 2020 /CNW/ - On behalf of QuestCap Inc., Stan Bharti, Co-Chair of QuestCap, has announced an immediate investment of $1 million in Sunnybrook's COVID-19 research. With these funds,...


Mar 02, 2020, 11:30 ET The W. Garfield Weston Foundation makes one-of-a-kind, $16.7-million philanthropic grant to revolutionize the treatment of brain disorders

TORONTO, March 2, 2020 /CNW/ - The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, through its Weston Brain Institute, has made a landmark $16.7-million philanthropic grant to establish the Weston Family Focused...


Mar 02, 2020, 07:15 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Sunnybrook to receive the largest philanthropic grant of its kind/

Grant to revolutionize the future treatment of brain disorders TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2020 /CNW/ - On March 2, 2020, please join us for a press conference hosted at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, to...


Feb 26, 2020, 07:15 ET Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Sunnybrook to receive the largest philanthropic grant of its kind

Grant to revolutionize the future treatment of brain disorders TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2020 /CNW/ - On March 2, 2020, please join us for a press conference hosted at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, to...


Oct 24, 2019, 09:55 ET Toronto's Flag Tradition Returns to Salute Canadian Veterans

TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - On the eve of Remembrance Day, a patriotic sea of 47,500 Canadian flags will be planted at Sunnybrook Veterans Centre so that 475 veteran residents can wake up November ...


Oct 01, 2019, 10:00 ET Slaight gift creates a new model of care to help vulnerable seniors

TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Through a $1 million investment announced today, The Slaight Family Foundation has established the Senior Care Navigation Pilot, a landmark partnership between...


Sep 14, 2019, 16:42 ET Racing to change the future of youth mental health

2019 RBC Race for the Kids raises $2.6 million for the Family Navigation Project at Sunnybrook TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - More than 9,400 Torontonians took a giant step forward for youth mental...


Sep 13, 2019, 11:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Road Closure Notice: 2019 RBC Race for the Kids/

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The RBC Race for the Kids will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Mel Lastman Square. More than 8,500 participants will be taking part in a 5 km walk/run and...


Sep 12, 2019, 10:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - Mayor Tory to welcome participants and kick-off 7th Annual RBC Race for the Kids

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Over 8,500 supporters will be taking part in the 7th annual RBC Race for the Kids Toronto on Saturday, September 14 at Mel Lastman Square. Participants will be walking ...


Sep 10, 2019, 10:29 ET Road Closure Notice: 2019 RBC Race for the Kids

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The RBC Race for the Kids will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Mel Lastman Square. More than 8,500 participants will be taking part in a 5 km walk/run and...


May 06, 2019, 18:00 ET Ready to go the extra mile for youth mental health

Registration now open for 2019 RBC Race for the Kids TORONTO, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Registration is now open for the 2019 RBC Race for the Kids, in support of Sunnybrook's Family Navigation Project...


Oct 23, 2018, 14:03 ET Operation Raise a Flag Returns to Salute Canadian Veterans with 47,500 Canadian Flags on November 11th

Toronto's Remembrance Day tradition kicks off Sunnybrook Veterans Centre's annual fundraising campaign TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Toronto's Remembrance Day tradition, Operation Raise a Flag,...


Sep 15, 2018, 15:12 ET A giant step forward for youth mental health

2018 RBC Race for the Kids raises $2.4 million for Sunnybrook's Family Navigation Project TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - More than 9,500 Torontonians supported youth mental health raising $2.4...


Sep 14, 2018, 17:54 ET Media Advisory - Photo Opportunity: Mayor Tory to Welcome Participants and Kick-Off 6th Annual RBC Race for the Kids

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Over 8,500 supporters will be taking part in the 6th annual RBC Race for the Kids Toronto on Saturday, September 15 at Mel Lastman Square. Participants will be walking ...


Sep 14, 2018, 17:16 ET Updated Road Closure Notice: 2018 RBC Race for the Kids

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - The RBC Race for the Kids will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Mel Lastman Square. More than 8,500 participants will be taking part in a 5km walk/run, 7km...


Sep 14, 2018, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T - Road Closure Notice: 2018 RBC Race for the Kids/

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - The RBC Race for the Kids will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Mel Lastman Square. More than 8,500 participants will be taking part in a 5km walk/run, 7km...


Sep 13, 2018, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - Photo Opportunity: Making a difference: thousands lace up in Toronto for youth mental health

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Over 8,500 supporters will be taking part in the 6th annual RBC Race for the Kids Toronto on Saturday, September 15 at Mel Lastman Square. Participants will be walking ...


Sep 12, 2018, 09:00 ET Road Closure Notice: 2018 RBC Race for the Kids

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The RBC Race for the Kids will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Mel Lastman Square. More than 8,500 participants will be taking part in a 5km walk/run, 7km...