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Grand River Hospital Foundation raises funds to help Grand River Hospital provide exceptional health care.
Operated by a team of staff and governed by a volunteer Board of Governors, the GRH Foundation works closely with Grand River Hospital’s leadership team to understand patient needs. With the support from generous donors and loyal community partnerships, the GRH Foundation raises more than $6 million each year to fund:
- Medical equipment and technology;
- Construction and renovation projects; and
- Local clinical and health research and education.
The commitment to health care in our region ensures that the more than 700,000 Waterloo Wellington residents will continue to have access to the best health care services close to home.
To find out more about how you can support the Grand River Hospital Foundation and to get involved visit www.grandvolunteer.ca (opens in a new window) or click the green button above.
The gift of your time- volunteering at GRH
GRH is privileged to have nearly 1,000 volunteers who generously give their time to support patient care at the hospital.
You can make a difference in many ways in the lives of patients and families.
Find out more at our volunteer resources page.
The latest on helping the hospital
Canadian staple to support new medical equipment for patient care at Grand River HospitalApril 30, 2019
The Grand River Hospital Volunteer Association (GRHVA) has officially opened a new Tim Hortons location in the cafeteria at GRH’s Freeport Campus. The association owns and operates several retail services at Grand River Hospital including gift shops as well as the KW Campus Tim Hortons.
Make a difference in care as a summer student volunteer!February 1, 2019
Join the Grand River Hospital volunteer team and have a summer to remember! We’re offering great opportunities for students to learn about health careers, and be part of health care.
Hospital Elder Life Program: supporting patients, boosting health sciences learning for young peopleSeptember 22, 2018
GRH's hospital elder life program (HELP) is marking its sixth anniversary, with more than 2,000 patients having benefited from the program designed to improve recovery and reduce hospital-associated delerium.
New group provides tailored support for women facing mental health and addiction concernsApril 30, 2018
Women managing both a mental health concern as well as an addiction now have help from a new support group that’s started at Grand River Hospital, thanks to donor support from the community.
Record contribution by Grand River Hospital Volunteer Association supports vital medical imaging upgrade for Waterloo Region patientsApril 20, 2018
The Grand River Hospital Volunteer Association has donated a record of $200,000 in net proceeds from its 2017 operations to Grand River Hospital Foundation for its MRI campaign. GRHVA runs the hospital’s retail services including the KW Campus Tim Hortons, gift shops at both campuses and the Freeport general store.