Donor Stories

Ruth Baillie

It was 1958. Ruth Baillie, recently arrived from England, received very sad news that her young daughter Caroline had neuroblastoma, a fatal childhood cancer.

Ruth Baillie
C.Cure.ity Blanket

One family’s fight against cancer has created a tangible symbol of hope – the “c.cure.ity blanket” – to raise awareness and funds for cancer research, education and patient...

C.Cure.ity Blanket
Chuck Hantho

Chuck Hantho, a Princess Margaret Cancer Centre supporter, recently gave a gift towards the fight against cancer – a much larger gift than he originally planned. It’s all...

Chuck Hantho
Kerri Lee and Kevin Middleton

When Kerri Lee and her husband, Kevin Middleton, started their online tea business, Lee-Middleton Gourmet Tea, they wanted to find a way for their new business to support a...

Kerri Lee and Kevin Middleton
Ellen Clare

Ellen Clare wanted her inheritance to keep on giving. So she gathered her trusted advisors around the dining room table and gave them instructions to implement her creative...

Ellen Clare
Esther and Irving Matlow

For many years, my wife, Esther and I, have been supportive of hospitals in Toronto, and especially The Princess Margaret, and we made an annual or a semi-annual donation...

Esther and Irving Matlow
Jordana Goldman and Fredi Kent

Carie Elgar died from leukemia in December 2005 at the age of 42. Jordana Goldman and Fredi Kent joined forces to raise money for leukemia research and patient care at...

Jordana Goldman and Fredi Kent
Archie Forsyth

Archie Forsyth is a lucky man. In 1940, he volunteered and valiantly served with the Royal Air Force during WWII for 5 1/2 years. He was also fortunate to find not just...

Archie Forsyth
Barbara and Bernard Feinstein

“To Life” is the tribute from donors Barbara and Bernard Feinstein etched on The Wings of Hope Dove Wall in the main lobby of Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

Barbara and Bernard Feinstein
Ingrid Gadsden

“A level of caring and kindness that went far above and beyond the call or ordinary duty”. That's how donor Ingrid Gadsden describes the quality of care her friend Ron Dunn...

Ingrid Gadsden
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