Articles


Support Young Adult Mental Health
Tuesday September 22nd, 2020

On September 10th, we held a virtual and interactive conference on Youth and Young Adult Mental Health and Wellness. This free online event was organized by Dr. Laurie Plotnick and her husband Max Reim, in collaboration with the Montreal General Hospital Foundation. It was the first in a series of innovative activities aimed at revolutionizing …

How Are You Feeling Today?
Wednesday September 16th, 2020

Did you know that one in five people will suffer from mental health problems in their lifetime? With the exceptional situation created by COVID-19, it seems realistic to think that this proportion is even greater today.

Thanks To Molson Coors Canada, Dinner Is On Us!
Wednesday August 5th, 2020

For almost 200 years, the Molson family has been supporting our community, our staff and our institution in many different ways. Today, thanks to a generous gift from Molson Coors Canada, we have the pleasure of distributing over 6,000 Skip the Dishes gift cards to health care heroes at the Montreal General Hospital and other …

The Second Phase Of The Code Life Ventilator Challenge Is On!
Wednesday July 29th, 2020

McGill Engine, the Faculty of Engineering’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre at McGill University, in partnership with the Montreal General Hospital Foundation, joined forces with HeroX, the leading crowdsourcing platform for global problem-solving, to launch the “Made for All” challenge. This is phase two of the Code Life Ventilator Challenge, which invited thousands of innovators to design an affordable ventilator. Now, the …

A New Platform For Your Fundraisers!
Thursday July 9th, 2020

Many of you want to get more involved in supporting our teams at the Montreal General Hospital. Today, we are pleased to announce that it is now possible, thanks to our new online platform!

In Memory of Mrs. Kappy Flanders
Tuesday June 30th, 2020

Mrs. Flanders’ was a loyal Governor of the Montreal General Hospital Foundation. Her longstanding support of the MGH has allowed our teams to revolutionize lung cancer treatments and palliative care. She believed in the importance of innovation and continuous education, that’s why she established the Eric Flanders Lectureship in Lung Cancer in honour of her …

Spotlight on an Exceptional Year
Thursday June 18th, 2020

It has been an exceptional year for the Montreal General Hospital Foundation. From April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020, we raised $28.3 million in donations, for a total income of $34.4 million including investment income – a record for the MGH Foundation!

Diving Gear to PPE: an innovative trajectory
Thursday June 4th, 2020

Among the many issues confronting health care workers in the COVID-19 pandemic, the availability of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has loomed large. “There’s not a single hotspot in the COVID crisis that has not been preoccupied by possible shortages of PPEs,” says Dr. Dan Deckelbaum, Trauma Surgeon and Critical Care Physician at the Montreal General …

In the Hospital and at Home, the Fight Still Goes On
Thursday May 28th, 2020

While we like to call health care workers heroes, we must not forget that they are above all human. To give them a helping hand in these difficult times, offer them a moment of gentleness and allow them to pamper their battered bodies and hair, DOVE and L’Oréal have offered them products from their most moisturizing lines.

The Wave of Support Continues
Thursday May 14th, 2020

In Montreal, the situation remains complex and our teams are working hard to provide vital care to COVID-19 patients as well as to the rest of our community, all while respecting special measures put in place. Many of our donors are helping front-line healthcare workers by respecting social distancing and supporting our “Together, providing for …