Our Stories

RMHC Toronto Camp is still the best
July 20, 2020
RMHC Toronto Camp is still the best
Weeks before RMHC Toronto Camp started on July 8, a young girl staying with her family at the House kept calling the Front Desk from her room. She excitedly asked when Camp would be starting. She...
Young girl and woman
July 20, 2020
A House of love: Dayl’s story
Dayl says RMHC Toronto holds a special place in her heart. “I’ll never forget the first day I came to the House. I sat down to colour with a little girl who was about three or four...
Man, young boy and woman
July 20, 2020
Ava’s Walk
Gary’s favourite stuffed animal is a teddy bear. On its belly, it says, “Ava: my guardian angel, my sister” and when you squeeze it you hear Ava’s heartbeat. The teddy bear...
Woman holding a meal container
July 20, 2020
Meals for Families
Providing families with a nutritious meal after a long day at the hospital is one of the most important ways RMHC Toronto supports the families who stay at our House. Throughout the COVID-19 crisis...
Baby and man
July 20, 2020
Sun Life doubles impact for dads
At RMHC Toronto, we know how important the bond is between a dad and his child. While we are here to support families with compassionate hospitality, there are still sacrifices dads must make to...
Your support in 2019
July 02, 2020
Your support in 2019
Thank you for everything you do to support families with a seriously ill child. Last year, 5,350 families stayed in our 81-room House or found respite in one of our seven in-hospital Family Rooms....
Dad and son
June 15, 2020
My job as a dad
The day my son was born was the happiest and worst day of my life.   My wife and I waited so long to meet this little human, and while we wanted to finally meet him, we were fearful of his...
dad, boy, mom
May 25, 2020
Staying close to Adam
For Kayla and Matthew from Orangeville, Ont., waiting for their first child to be born was a time of anxiety instead of joyful anticipation. “The last trimester wasn’t what it was...
Candice on McHappy Day
May 25, 2020
Caring Candice
When Candice Gurwitz started volunteering at RMHC Toronto in 2001, she had a feeling she was where she was meant to be. Looking back, she can’t believe how true her instincts were as a young...
Woman with a teacup
May 25, 2020
Building a legacy: Yvonne’s story
Yvonne is among a growing number of donors who are creating a lasting legacy by designating us in their Will. She shares why she decided to include RMHC Toronto in her Will. I give what I can...
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