Community Support Through COVID-19

The ultimate in health care can't wait

The COVID-19 health crisis is another reminder of how important it is to bring the ultimate in health care close to home. While the provincial health care system faced its greatest period of strain in recent history, Mackenzie Health and our front-line workers were proud to step up as a system solution to combat COVID-19. But we couldn’t do it without your support.


When Mackenzie Health staff stepped up to care for our community and be part of the global effort to fight COVID-19, western York Region was proud to step up with us. The COVID-19 Response Fund was established after receiving countless messages from individuals, families and businesses across the community asking how they could help our front-line workers.

Several community leaders and businesses have shown their support by donating matching gifts. That means your donation can have double the impact.

Our matching gifts include:

  • $100,000 from the Gulshan & Pyarali G. Nanji Family Foundation
  • $20,000 from Longo’s

You’ve helped us raise more than $1.1 million

Masked caregiver looking at the screen with the COVID-19 fund label on the bottom rightTo date, we have received more than $1 million in donations to Mackenzie Health’s COVID-19 Response Fund. Read our impact report and learn more about the outpouring of generosity and support we received from donors and our community.

We’re so grateful to everyone who has supported the Mackenzie Health COVID-19 response in many ways, including the following leaders:

  • 407 ETR
  • Greenpark Group of Companies
  • Heidi & Mary Kreiner and Family
  • Latif Fazel
  • FDC Foundation
  • Longo’s
  • Michelle Chen
  • The Gulshan & Pyarali G. Nanji Family Foundation
  • Twelve Oaks Floors

Thanks to the donations made by these generous individuals and organizations, we have been able to step up to serve our community throughout the pandemic and provide patient-centered care for those who need it most.


Support for our frontline comes in many forms. Share a message of appreciation on our Wall of Thanks for our health care workers fighting COVID-19. These kind-hearted messages will go a long way in helping them stay motivated, inspired and encouraged to keep pushing through this challenging time. We’re all in this together!


We appreciate that you want to show your gratitude to our front-line workers by keeping them nourished and hydrated, and they definitely deserve it! Unfortunately, the risk of spreading COVID-19 to our staff, physicians and patients is too great – and we need to keep them safe and healthy.

While we are grateful for all offers of support, Mackenzie Health Foundation can no longer accept any food or drink donations delivered to our hospitals. There are other ways you can show your appreciation to our health care workers. That’s why we created this COVID-19 Response Fund so you can support our most pressing needs.

If you’re interested in doing something to directly show support of our front-line workers – from donating electronic gifts cards to providing discount codes for delivery or pick-up – we’ll work with you to find a solution. Please contact


Please visit for the most up-to-date and accurate information on COVID-19 or the Ministry of Health’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage.

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