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Our Inspirations

We have many donors and patients who have stories to tell about the compassionate care they’ve experienced at North York General. We are committed to sharing those stories with the community because we are proud of the care the Hospital provides.

Making Magical Moments: North York General helps parents every day as their families grow

For first-time parents, the labour and delivery process can be a nerve wracking experience, and it was no different for Golnar Zia and her husband Shervan Vafa. Golnar was nervous when she arrived at North York General Hospital in the middle of the n...

Running with Purpose: Competitive runner Jody Yoken supports the hospital that supported her family

Last October, more than 50 North York Generals gathered for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon and collectively more than doubled their fundraising goal in support of vital needs at North York General Hospital. We are pleased to announce that...

Leaving a Lasting Legacy: Helping the Future of North York General

For Helen Broadbridge, North York General Hospital is her hospital. Helen has been a patient here herself and she has seen firsthand the care provided to her partner and her mother in their times of need.As a member of the North York community long b...

Meet Dr. Warren Lewin: Palliative Care Physician & Researcher

Research to improve the delivery and outcomes of patient- and family-centred care is an important area of focus for North York General. It is only with the support of our donors that we are able to fund research to innovate patient care to save lives...

A Strong Voice for Those Suffering in Silence

At 16 years old, Laura Fung lost her mother to lupus at North York General Hospital. Overwhelmed with the feeling of loss, she resorted to an eating disorder as a coping mechanism. After 13 years of suffering, at the age of 29, Laura found the suppor...

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