Himelfarb Proszanski

The Himelfarb Proszanski Patient Amenities Fund was established to support the Spinal Cord Rehab program and Acquired Brain Injury services at Toronto Rehab. The fund will help purchase personal devices and equipment, offset transportation fees to return to Toronto Rehab for appointments, and even assist in providing basic personal care items.

Each year, 85,556 Canadians are affected by a spinal cord injury. Toronto Rehab’s Lyndhurst Centre is the largest spinal cord rehab hospital in Canada. Philanthropy plays an important role in Toronto Rehab’s ability to deliver the best possible care for our Spinal Cord Rehab patients and in developing new technologies that allow patients to recapture their potential.

A long hospital stay for our patients can be very expensive and, for many, incidental costs are not covered. These costs add up and can pose a serious financial challenge for some patients and families, at the expense of their health and recovery.

“It is our wish that through this fund, patients are able to access an important resource that lessens their financial burdens and instead allows them to focus on their health and recovery,” announced David Himelfarb, Managing Partner, Himelfarb Proszanski Lawyers. 

In photo: David Himelfarb (second from right) presents a cheque from Himelfarb Proszanski Lawyers in the amount of $150,000 to Toronto Rehab’s (l-r): Joanne Zee, Senior Clinical Director; Susan Jewell, Senior Vice President and Executive Lead; Dr. Mark Bayley, Medical Director, Brain and Spinal Cord Rehab program; and Dr. GaĆ©tan Tardif, Physiatrist-in-Chief and Medical Program Director.
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