The Latcham Society is a group of dedicated individuals who have left a legacy for the future to the Hospital. These legacy gifts, incorporated into a Will, ensure a promising future for healthcare at Markham Stouffville Hospital.

Members of The Latcham Society receive:

  • An exclusive membership pin
  • Invitation to an annual tea reception to socialize with other devoted society members

About Arthur Latcham (1895 – 1979)

The Latcham Society is named after Arthur Latcham who donated 50 acres of land on which Markham Stouffville Hospital was built. Mr. Latcham left the ultimate legacy for the future of our community and helped realize a dream to build a first class hospital to support our growing community.

Mr. Latcham’s generosity in the region is legendary; receiving the Order of Canada and Queen's Silver Jubilee Medal for his prolific contributions. He will be remembered by the many people whose lives he touched during his lifetime. Through his legacy the memory of Mr. Latcham and all he stood for will live forever.

The story of Arthur Latcham embodies the power of legacy giving, and shows how your gift can touch countless lives well into the future. Mr. Latcham believed there is nothing more important to a community than health care, and legacy gifts allow Markham Stouffville Hospital to continue providing the right care close to home for years to come. Let your spirit of generosity and community live on forever by joining the Latcham Society today.

You can make a difference in your community for generations to come.

Become a member of The Latcham Society today.

For more information, please contact Elaine Bernard at
905.472.7373 ext. 6619 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.