McCall MacBain Foundation
Gift Amount: $5,000,000
Area of Recognition: The MacBain Family Auditorium
The Niagara Health Foundation is incredibly honoured to recognize the McCall MacBain Foundation for their donation of five million dollars to the It’s Our Future campaign.
The McCall MacBain Foundation founded by John McCall MacBain and Dr. Marcy McCall MacBain in 2007 exists with a mission to improve the welfare of humanity by providing scholarships and other educational opportunities. John McCall MacBain, Founder, Director and the Chair of the McCall MacBain Foundation was born and raised in Niagara Falls and has been a long-time supporter of the city. For his achievements as a business leader and for his contributions to academic institutions as a philanthropist, Mr. McCall MacBain was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2016. Dr. Marcy McCall MacBain, Founder, Director and the Vice-Chair of the McCall MacBain Foundation has an academic interest in the areas of effective management and prevention of chronic diseases. In addition to supervising students in the MSc of Evidence-based Health Care program, Dr. McCall MacBain serves as a member of the Geneva Committee of Human Rights Watch and on the board of B2ten.
The McCall MacBain Foundation is pleased to contribute to the planning, design, and construction of the new South Niagara Site, and more specifically the building of a 175-seat teaching auditorium that will enable on-site educational learning for medical students and current healthcare professionals. In recognition of this generous donation, the Auditorium in the Interprofessional and Learning Centre will be named “The MacBain Family Auditorium”.
“I feel fortunate to have grown up in Niagara Falls and giving back to the community has always been important to me. We all need healthcare at one time or another, and the Niagara South Hospital will help meet the evolving needs of our community. I’m also thrilled that this gift will support an excellent teaching and learning environment for the next generation of healthcare workers, including for local talent.” – John McCall MacBain, Founder, Director, and Chair of the McCall MacBain Foundation
“We are incredibly grateful to the McCall MacBain Foundation for their support of the It’s Our Future campaign. This donation will help us build a world-class hospital that will provide the highest quality healthcare services to the people of Niagara. Their generosity is a testament to their commitment to making a positive impact in the Niagara community.” – Andrea Scott, President and CEO, Niagara Health Foundation
“Thank you to the McCall MacBain Foundation for a donation that will benefit Niagara Health in a multitude of ways. It will help us build what is going to be a transformational healthcare facility for the region and I’m also excited about the additional projects we’ll be announcing in the near future that are directly a result of the McCall MacBain family’s generosity. We are so appreciative of a gift that will have a lasting impact on healthcare in Niagara and beyond. – Lynn Guerriero, President and CEO, Niagara Health
“Our hearts are so big with gratitude for this incredible gift from the McCall MacBain Foundation. John grew up in Niagara Falls and has never forgotten his roots. We are overwhelmed with the outpouring of support for this hospital. It goes to show that, well beyond our own community, people know how this will transform healthcare for the better in Niagara for generations.” – It’s Our Future campaign Co-Chairs, Mayor Jim Diodati and Mr. Harry Oakes