Gord Hamilton

Gord Hamilton is being recognized with a Casey Award for philanthropic leadership and volunteer service for the HIV/AIDS community. outstanding commitment through financial contributions.

The award honours Hamilton’s continued and extraordinary support as a generous donor and volunteer, and his resulting impact on the HIV community.

In 2020, Gord was recognized for an exemplary decade of volunteer service with Casey House. His regular presence in the house spoke to his commitment and interest in clients. Formerly a teacher, he also appreciated the learning opportunities. “It was a lot of fun”, says Gord, “and you got the opportunity to connect with other volunteers, as well as upgrade your training, your knowledge, and awareness”.

In addition to having had many friends die at Casey House, Gord saw the care first-hand when his partner Denis needed support. The attention to quality health care and dedication of the team made an indelible impact during a challenging time. Sadly, Denis passed away at Casey House in 2016.

Gord has been donating to Casey House Foundation for 27 years, since 1993. He is a loyal monthly donor, recognizing that this regular support provides the hospital with a dependable source of funds to continue its work. His unwavering monthly contributions exemplify his dedication to ensuring that Casey House can consistently deliver its vital services to those who need their care and support.

Gord’s choice to include Casey House in his will through a bequest further extends his commitment to the organization. Gord says, “We’re always going to need a place like Casey House, where there’s compassion and care.” His forethought ensures that his legacy will continue to support Casey House’s mission.

This is someone who contributes however he can, embodying the values and philosophy of Casey House, which extends warm congratulations to Gord Hamilton for his contributions.

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