HHS Volunteer Association

Make a Purchase, Make a Difference®

The Hamilton Health Sciences Volunteer Association is a non-profit organization that supports patient care at HHS through the operation of cafes, cafeterias, parking facilities, Give Shops and retail services across the organization. All profits generated across Hamilton Health Sciences Volunteer Association (HHSVA) shops and services are donated to enhance patient care.

Whether purchasing a cup of coffee, a bouquet of flowers or parking at one of our hospitals, our customers make a difference in the lives of the patients and families of HHS every day. Our staff and volunteers are inspired to provide our customers with an enjoyable shopping experience and a wide selection of products and services.

Find out more about the HHSVA’s vision, history and view recent publications.

Food & Shops

All profits from our cafes and shops are donated to enhance patient care.

Our shops and service locations are listed here:

Find out about our current events and promotions.

Send flowers or a gift

Giving something beautiful never felt so good!

Visit givingblooms.ca to send flowers to someone in hospital, in Hamilton or the surrounding community. All profits are donated to enhance patient care at Hamilton Health Sciences.

Parking

When you park in lots and garages at Hamilton Health Sciences, you truly make a difference. Parking Services are operated by the Hamilton Health Sciences Volunteer Association (HHSVA) and all profits are donated to enhance patient care.

Find parking information by site:

Give us feedback on your experience parking with us.

Go Cashless with OnTheGo!

Go cashless with the re-loadable OntheGo card, available at all HHSVA cafés, cafeterias and gift shops. Load your On the Go card with any amount from $5 to $100, a great gift for patients and hospital staff.  Available for purchase and re-loading at any HHSVA gift shop, cafe or cafeteria. Available at:

Download the Q&A sheet here

Preferred Catering

Preferred Catering offers a wide range of menu options ideal for meetings and special events. We’ll work with you to develop a menu that suits your needs and fits your budget.

Learn more about Preferred Catering.

Give us feedback on your experience with Preferred Catering.

Merchant's Showcase

The Merchant’s Showcase features vendors from the surrounding community selling products like candles, jewellery and home décor. The Merchant’s Showcase is operated by the Hamilton Health Sciences Volunteer Association and all profits raised are donated to enhance patient care at Hamilton Health Sciences.

Locations:

Hamilton General Hospital
237 Barton St. East
Temporary Relocation:  Due to the renovation of the cafeteria at the hospital the Merchant’s Showcase table has been temporarily relocated to the east foyer of the main lobby of the hospital (across from the pharmacy, level two).
Fees per day: $100, 1 x 9′ table, 1 merchant per business day

Juravinski Hospital
711 Concession St.
Atrium Café, Main Level
Fees per day: $75, 3 x 6′ tables per merchant, 2 merchants per business day

McMaster Hospital
1200 Main St. West
Baywest Cafe (cafeteria), Level One
Fees per day: $100, 3 x 6′ tables per merchant, 2 merchants per business day

St.Peter’s Hospital
88 Maplewood Ave
Main Lobby, level one
Fees per day: $100, 2 x 6′ tables, 1 merchant per date booked

Interested in becoming a vendor?

The Merchant’s Showcase offers a unique opportunity to professionally merchandise products to a large customer base, which includes hospital and university staff, patients, visitors and students. Each location provides a pleasant, convenient place to shop for customers while offering the Merchant an inexpensive venue to sell products in a high traffic area.

Please contact the Merchant’s Showcase Manager for complete details and availability.

All information and rates subject to change without notice.

Contact Information:

Merchant’s Showcase
Phone: (905) 521-2100, Ext.46864
Email: marketplace@hhsc.ca

HHS Volunteer Association – Administration
PO Box 2000, 1200 Main St W
Hamilton, ON  L8N 3Z5

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 7:30a.m. – 4:30p.m.

Join Our Team

Interested in becoming a member of the HHSVA team? Visit our Employment Opportunities page to find out more about current positions available.

Contact Us & Feedback

We value your feedback.  Please help us serve you better by completing and submitting a feedback form:

Food & Shops feedback form
Preferred Catering feedback form
Giving Blooms feedback form
Parking Services feedback form

Hamilton Health Sciences Volunteer Association

Administration Offices:
688 Concession St
Hamilton, L8V 4T1

Mailing Address:
HHSVA – Administration
P.O. Box 2000, 1200 Main St W
Hamilton, L8N 3Z5

Phone: 905-521-2100, Ext. 77263 | Fax: 905-527-5240 | E-mail: hhsva@hhsc.ca