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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.

Saying thanks for making a world of difference

We established the Say Thanks program to give you the opportunity to acknowledge the meaningful experience that you or a family member had at North York General. The following story is just one of the letters we’ve received from patients and fam...

Family, colleagues and patients create legacy in memory of Dr. Sheila Cohen

When Dr. Sheila Cohen, a long-serving North York General physician, passed away, her family chose to honour her memory and her career by creating a special legacy fund at our Hospital. Though the fund began with smaller gifts, contributions from fami...

Baby brothers already making a world of difference

Fraternal twins Tommy and Mason received life-saving care that inspired their mother to fundraise for critical equipment at North York General. The boys surprised everyone by arriving six weeks early, but the joy of parents Jody and Jonathan Yoken me...

Torokvei family supports state-of-the-art surgical suite

A gift from Cynthia, Thomas and Kirsten Torokvei has brought North York General a significant step closer to redeveloping 12 “Operating Rooms of the Future” — a vital upgrade of the existing suites at our Hospital to facilitate a higher volume of min...

“I was born at NYGH. It’s also the hospital that saved my life.”

Ana Bector was close to fulfilling one of her goals of becoming a yoga instructor when a car accident changed everything. Two years following that frightening October day, she is sharing her story in hopes of inspiring donor support for North York Ge...

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