PwC Canada donates $250K to Mackenzie Health Foundation for New Vaughan hospital
Saturday, December 7, 2019 8:02:00 PM
In the spirit of giving back this holiday season, PwC Canada presented Mackenzie Health Foundation Hospital with a $250,000 donation during the grand opening of its new GTA North office located at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre.
"As we open our new PwC office in Vaughan, we are thrilled that we can contribute to the future and health of York Region," said Frank Magliocco, Managing Partner York region and National Real Estate Leader, PwC Canada. "Mackenzie Health is a pillar of the community as they build the first hospital in York Region in the past 30 years. As the community continues to grow, the need for access to healthcare is more important than ever."
"It's a great day when an esteemed business like PwC Canada expands into our growing community and chooses to give back," said Mary-Agnes Wilson, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Executive, Mackenzie Health. "At every level of their organization, PwC Canada has made a financial contribution to help build and equip the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital. We are grateful for PwC's partnership and investment in bringing the ultimate in health care to our community."
Canada's first smart hospital, the 1.2 million sq. ft. Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital will join Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital to realize a world-class vision for the ultimate health care experience in York Region. For patients and families, this means a 68% increase in available beds and more opportunities for care, the capacity to accommodate up to 100,000 emergency visits per year at Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital, as well as an increased capacity for surgery, including leading minimally invasive surgical techniques.
During the grand opening, guests included the Mayor of Vaughan, Maurizio Bevilacqua as well as MP Francesco Sorbara, MPP Gila Martow, MPP Michael Tibollo and Mary-Agnes Wilson, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Executive, Mackenzie Health were in attendance to tour the new office and witness the cheque presentation.