About About Us

About Us

​​About After Stroke

After Stroke ​After Stroke is a program of March of Dimes Canada which offers support, education and community programs for stroke survivors, their caregivers and families. Our goal is to connect you with a network of support that can help you reclaim your independence, your sense of community and your ability to thrive after a stroke. 


About March of Dimes Canada

March of Dimes Canada logo ​March of Dimes is a community-based rehabilitation and advocacy charity for people with physical disabilities.Our goal is to enhance the independence and community participation of people with physical disabilities every day through a wide range of programs and services across the country. www.marchofdimes.ca


About Stroke Recovery Association of British Columbia


Stroke Recovery Association of British Columbia is an affiliate of March of Dimes Canada and provides services, education and advocacy to those affected by stroke throughout every stage of recovery. www.srabc.ca


A Special Thank You to our Donors​

Thank you for making a difference in so many lives. March of Dimes Canada relies upon the generosity of donors to help fund our After Stroke programs. We extend our deepest gratitude to all our corporate and foundation partners. When you contribute to After Stroke at March of Dimes Canada you partner with a nationally recognized organization that for over 65 years has improved the lives of Canadians living with disabilities. We could not continue our important work without you.

Allergan plc​, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is a unique, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing innovative branded pharmaceuticals, high-quality generic and over-the-counter medicines and biologic products for patients around the world. Its Canadian subsidiary has donated over $70,000 since 2008 for our Stroke Recovery Canada programs., including $15,000 in 2018 for the Hamilton Peers Fostering Hope program.

Stryker CanadaStryker Canada is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is proud to support the Peers Fostering Hope program in 2018 to assist stroke survivors as part of our continued commitment to excellence in Healthcare.

Ipsen BiopharmaceuticalsIpsen Biopharmaceuticals Canada is the Canadian subsidiary of a French pharmaceutical company​​ that focuses on neurology, endocrinology and oncology. In 2018, it granted $20,000 toward establishing a Peers Fostering Hope program in Hamilton.

Dr. Ed and Bobby Yielding Fund
Peers Fostering Hope supported by the Dr. Ed & Bobby Yielding Fund for Stroke Recovery Canada® was born due to a large bequest of $220,000 left by Dr. Ed and Bobby Yielding. Bobby was a stroke survivor, and the family’s very generous gift will help other survivors to thrive in their recovery.

If your corporation would like to learn more about becoming a sponsor with March of Dimes Canada, please contact:

Mary Lynne Stewart
National Director of Fund Development and Communications
March of Dimes Canada
Tel: 416-425-3463 ext. 7292
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