Ways to Give

Every donation, whether big or small, helps the MUHC provide the very best care for life. No matter how you choose to give, your donation will help improve patient care, teaching, and research at one of the most comprehensive university health centres in North America.

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Make a difference in the lives of thousands of people with cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses in our community. Help us offer the best care for life to you and those you love.

You can make a general donation, or a tribute donation with a gift in honour, or in memory of someone.

IN MEMORY

A donation in memory of a family member, friend or loved one who was treated at the Royal Victoria Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre is a thoughtful way to create a significant and lasting tribute.

HOSPITAL HERO

If you feel someone made a meaningful difference in your care, express your gratitude by making a donation in their honour to the Hospital Hero program. Your support will go directly towards improving care at the hospital and Hospital Heroes will receive a thank you card letting them know a donation was made in their honour along with a special hero pin that they can wear with pride.

PERSONAL FUNDRAISING PAGES

Create Your Own MUHC Foundation Personal Fundraising Page

As the Champion of your page you can run your own online fundraising initiative and reach out to all your colleagues, friends and family. It’s an easy way to drive supporters to a donation page that you’ve personalized with images and stories about a cause meaningful to you.

BUILD A LEGACY

Make a significant impact on the future of healthcare through a legacy gift. Planned gifts can take on a variety of forms, and each method offers specific benefits so you can make the most of your philanthropic gift.

GIFTS OF SECURITIES

Donating publicly traded stock and securities is an easy and effective way to support the MUHC. You will receive a tax receipt for the full appreciated value of a donation of publicly traded stock or securities, and you will not have to pay capital gains tax.

PARTNERS IN CARE

Support the immediate and long-term needs of the MUHC by becoming a monthly donor. Flexible and easy, joining our Partners in Care program allows you to evenly spread out your giving throughout the year.

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Le Dr Mathieu Maheu-Giroux, un scientifique de MI4 et épidémiologiste à l’Université McGill, a reçu le prix Scientifique de l'année 2020 de Radio-Canada. Cet honneur souligne le projet du Dr Maheu-Giroux avec l’Institut national de santé publique du Québec pour informer le public du taux de transmission de la COVID-19 au Québec. Cet important travail fournit au gouvernement du Québec des données essentielles pour l’aider à prendre des décisions en matière de santé publique et a été rendu possible grâce aux dons de notre communauté au fonds d'urgence pour la COVID-19 de la Fondation du CUSM.

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MI4 scientist & epidemiologist at McGill University, Dr. Mathieu Maheu-Giroux has received Radio-Canada’s 2020 Scientists of the Year Award. This honor highlights Dr. Maheu-Giroux’s project with the Institut national de santé publique du Québec to inform the public of Quebec’s COVID-19 transmission rate. This important work is providing the Quebec government with critical data to help make public health decisions and is made possible thanks to our community’s donations to the MUHC Foundation’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund.
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This week on Health Matters: your questions, answered. Centre universitaire de santé McGill - McGill University Health Centre cardiologist, Dr. Nadia Giannetti answers listeners’ questions about their heart health. And, Dr. Don Sheppard, infectious disease specialist & director of MI4, shares the latest information about COVID-19, the vaccination campaign and answers pressing questions about masks, at-risk groups and when we can anticipate more people getting vaccinated.

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This Sunday on Health Matters: Centre universitaire de santé McGill - McGill University Health Centre cardiologist, Dr. Nadia Giannetti and Dr. Don Sheppard, infectious disease specialist, will answer your health questions live. Do you have a question about heart health, COVID-19 or the vaccines? Post in the comments below ⬇ or send us a direct message! And tune in to CJAD 800 Montreal live at 12pm on January 17th. ... See MoreSee Less

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We are proud to support this innovative project through our COVID-19 Emergency Fund!Saliva sampling should be considered as an alternative to nasopharyngeal swabs for detecting SARS-CoV-2 infection, according to a new study by a group of researchers at the RI-MUHC and McGill University. Researchers found that the sensitivity of saliva vs nasopharyngeal swab samples was virtually identical. “Nasopharyngeal swabs are very sensitive, but they are time-consuming and require a trained health professional to administer. Saliva-based samples are as sensitive and much cheaper, while having the advantage of being self-collected. This removes the need for a trained health professional and reduces exposure risk,” explains the corresponding author of the study, Jonathon Campbell, a postdoctoral fellow at the RI-MUHC.

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Read the original article in the Annals of Internal Medicine: www.acpjournals.org/doi/full/10.7326/M20-6569

This work was supported by the McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and Immunity (MI4) with seed funding from the Fondation CUSM - MUHC Foundation.
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This week on Health Matters, Dr. Kevin Lachapelle discusses what you should know about aortic aneurysms. Dr. Jean-Pierre Routy Centre universitaire de santé McGill - McGill University Health Centre physician & Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre researcher, shares a ‘shock and kill’ approach to treating HIV. And, the MUHC Foundation is supporting new MI4 research projects on eliminating obstacles to COVID-19 vaccination. Dr. Nadine Kronfli describes her work into increasing vaccinations in prisons. Plus, Dr. Abhinav Sharma discusses how cardiac patients are more vulnerable to complications from COVID-19 and the logistics of ensuring this at-risk group has access to the vaccine.

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