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New in 2014
Who doesn't appreciate feeling special on their birthday? This gift will allow a patient to celebrate on his or her birthday a positive way to connect with the CAMH community!
We're leaders in mental health and addiction research. Help us offer hope to the millions of Canadians who live with a mental illness or addiction.
Cooking Skills for a Healthy Life
Your gift helps patients learn essential cooking skills by working together to buy groceries, prepare a delicious meal, eat together and share clean-up duties. Perfect for the chef in your life!
Who needs another pair of socks? WE DO!
Many patients arrive at CAMH with nothing. Your gift will provide someone in crisis with basic necessities like socks, toiletries and personal care items gifts that offer a sense of dignity and comfort in a time of crisis.
Feel Good Fridays
These special Friday events are focused on having fun and learning about self-care all while enjoying a little R & R! Your gift will help people feel less like patients and help them feel good about themselves.
Living within a budget is an important life skill for all of us. Your gift will teach patients how to make the most of their income after leaving CAMH.
First Steps Backpack
You can make the transition back into the community a little less daunting. Give a departing patient a backpack filled with such essentials as deodorant, a hairbrush, a water bottle and TTC fare.
Few things soothe the soul like working in a garden. Your gift will provide the tools and supplies patients need to get outside, tend the garden and nurture themselves. The perfect gift for the gardener in your life!
How Did You Know?
Give a patient a gift he or she will remember. Our caring staff will select just the right item to brighten a patient's day.
Look Your Best
Your gift supports our Suits Me Fine boutique, where patients can select clothing that fills them with confidence for job interviews and other special occasions.
Pajamas and Slippers
Which would you rather wear a hospital gown or your very own pair of pajamas and slippers? This thoughtful gift will bring comfort and dignity to one of our patients.
Pajamas, Slippers, and MORE!
Add essential toiletries and personal care items such as toothpaste, shampoo, soap, and lotion to the pajamas and slippers for only $25 more!
Once on the path to recovery, many of our patients are finally able to look forward to fulfilling their dreams. You can help make those dreams come true by providing a scholarship that will help a patient enroll in college, university, or an apprenticeship program.
Refresh our Library
Our library is always in need of fresh material. Your gift will provide new books and magazines for eager minds looking to heal and grow.
Research for Moms
You can be part of the next extraordinary discovery at CAMH. Your gift supports groundbreaking research like Dr. Meyer's that helps develop new treatments for women mothers, sisters, daughters and their families. Please donate today to help prevent women and their families from experiencing mental illness, like post-partum depression.
Starting a new life from scratch isn't easy! This customized gift is designed to help a patient settle back into the community by providing helpful start-up essentials such as towels, utensils, even curtain rods!
Sweat it Out
Regular exercise has proven benefits for both body and mind. Your gift will help keep our gym equipment up-to-date so our patients can stay physically fit and enjoy the mental benefits of sweating it out.
Teddy Bear and Blanket
Help a patient feel safe and secure with the gift of a furry friend and a warm, comforting blanket. This gift is especially meaningful to those with dementia or depression.
The Brightest Gift of Light
With this gift, you will provide a customized assortment of gifts designed to have the biggest impact for a patient on the road to recovery.
Therapeutic Intervention: Healing with Music
Music provides a calm, healing way for our patients to express themselves while building positive relationships with their peers.
Therapeutic Intervention: Opening up with Art
Give the gift of creativity! Artistic expression can be an important part of the healing process. Your gift of art materials like sketchbooks and paints helps patients express themselves and reduce stress.
Transportation to a New Life
Help our patients seize new opportunities by providing transportation to life-changing appointments like job interviews and apartment hunting! Your gift will help them transition out of the hospital and back into the community.
Too often, our patients brave the cold Canadian winter with little to keep them warm. The gift of a warm hat, scarf and mittens will allow them to feel comfortable outdoors all winter long.
Workout for Mind and Body
Your gift helps a patient engage in activities such as yoga or running with the support and encouragement of a recreational therapist. Perfect for the fitness enthusiasts on your list!
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