I Am Not Done

Our patients face enormous health challenges with courage, creativity and determination. They work in partnership with our highly skilled team of physicians, therapists and nurses to recover, rehabilitate and reclaim their independence. We help them realize they are not done living the lives they love. Read and watch their stories of resilience, and learn more about how West Park helps patients get their lives back.

  • Jamoi Anderson

    In 2008, a severe viral infection put Jamoi in hospital and in a 26-day coma. While saving his life, the treatment left the athletic 23-year-old with gangrene in his foot. After making the difficult decision to amputate his left leg below the knee, he was admitted to West Park.

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  • Rashmi Sanjay

    Early in 2017, Rashmi was diagnosed with a rare tumour on her spinal cord that threatened to paralyze her from the neck down. The 40-year-old mother of two underwent a six-hour surgery, with no guarantee that she would ever walk again. Seven days later, she arrived at West Park.

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  • Kim Verwaayen

    Kim suffered from coughing fits so severe they left her incapacitated. For the Women’s Studies professor, teaching, even socializing, seemed impossible. In 2017 she was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis and came to West Park with just 54 per cent of her lung function.

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  • Our Patients

    West Park has been helping patients live their fullest lives since 1904. Our patients inspire us with their resilience, strength, and determination. Their achievements make us proud. Your gifts help them get their lives back.

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  • Donor Spotlight

    West Park helped David Weishuhn get his life back. Now he's helping build the new hospital. He and his family have made a leadership gift to name the Weishuhn Auditorium, a meeting place that will welcome the West Park community.

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  • Giving Lives Back Newsletter

    FALL 2021

    Catch up on everything happening at West Park, including donor news, research stories, stories about our patients, and updates on our events and campus transformation. We publish three times a year, online and in print.

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Hazel and Kingsley Fox Society

Hazel and Kingsley Fox have been active supporters of West Park for decades. Learn more about them and meet past honourees.

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Donor Impact Report

Thanks to our donors, the past year was filled with excitement and achievement at West Park. Read our Donor Impact Report to learn more about the stories behind the generous support for our new hospital.

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Latest News

Stay up to date on what’s happening at West Park.

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