On Saturday, October 15th, UHN Foundation hosted the 10th annual Diwali – A Night to Shine, presented by Scotiabank.
Through music, food and entertainment, the Diwali - A Night to Shine gala celebrates India’s culture, traditions and legacy. Since inception in 2011, the UHN Diwali gala continues to expand and has become the most prestigious Diwali celebration in Toronto.
With the tremendous support of sponsors, donors and guests, UHN Foundation is pleased to announce that more than $1.6 million was raised for Krembil Brain Institute and Toronto Rehab at UHN.
Photo by Tim Fraser
The Krembil Brain Institute at Toronto Western Hospital is home to the world’s largest, most comprehensive and most specialized team of clinicians and scientists, uniquely working hand in hand to prevent and confront problems of the brain and spine. Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, stroke and many other conditions affect millions worldwide. One in three Canadians will experience a brain problem in their lifetime. Through state-of-the-art patient care and advanced research, the Krembil Brain Institute team is working relentlessly to make tomorrow’s solutions a reality today.
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One of North America’s leading rehabilitation sciences centres, Toronto Rehab is revolutionizing rehabilitation by helping people overcome the challenges of disabling injury, illness or age-related health conditions to live active, healthier, more independent lives. As the largest hospital in Canada dedicated to adult rehabilitation, Toronto Rehab integrates innovative patient care, groundbreaking research and diverse education to build healthier communities and advance the role of rehabilitation in the health system.
Toronto Rehab is also conducting game-changing research through the KITE Research Institute at UHN, the number-one rehabilitation research institute in the world. The scientists at KITE are redefining rehabilitation, developing revolutionary tools, technologies and treatments that are helping patients reach their rehabilitation goals faster.
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Part of University Health Network (UHN), UHN Foundation raises funds for research, education and the enhancement of patient care at Toronto General and Toronto Western hospitals, Toronto Rehab and The Michener Institute of Education at UHN. With donor support, UHN Foundation is helping UHN pursue new knowledge to build a healthier world. UHN Foundation is an amalgamation of Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation and Toronto Rehab Foundation.