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OutCare is looking for an Executive Director!

OutCare is looking for a new Executive Director. This search is being conducted on behalf of OutCare Foundation by crawfordconnect, a search firm specializing in recruiting leaders and fundraisers for Canada’s non-profit sector. Reporting to the Chair of the Board, the Executive Director creates, develops and implements a strategy to increase palliative care funding and awareness in…

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2018 OutCare Golf Classic expected to sell out!

On Friday, August 17, golfers will tee-off for a great day in support of palliative care. The OutCare Golf Classic, proudly presented by Grandmaitre Virgo Evans Lawyers / Avocats and Heritage Funeral Complex, will raise funds for palliative care in Eastern Ontario. In its 11th year this popular tournament shows no signs of slowing down.…

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Comedy Night – Laugh Your Way to Spring a great success!

The third edition of Comedy Night – Laugh Your Way to Spring! presented by Scotiabank was a great success raising $9,400 after expenses for the OutCare Foundation.  Comedians Colin O’Brien, Geoff Mackay, Paul Mussell and Don Kelly generously donated their talent for a hilarious family-friendly event. Thank you to John Major Photography for the wonderful photos!

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The 2017 Donor Impact Report is here!

Read about OutCare’s achievements of 2017 and how your donations touched the lives of many palliative care patients and their families in our new Donor Impact Report. From our annual events like Black Tie Bingo, to new equipment for hospices and bursaries for palliative care volunteers, 2017 was a fantastic year in our community. Thank…

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Giving Tuesday A Success!

We are pleased to confirm that $7,500 was raised for the OutCare Foundation on Giving Tuesday! These funds will be used for palliative care needs in our community. We are incredibly grateful to all the very generous donors as well as the Home Instead Senior Care Foundation of Canada who kindly matched all donations made on November 28, 2017.  

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Black Tie Bingo Ottawa a huge success

On Saturday, November 18, a sold-out crowd of over 350 fabulous bingo enthusiasts gathered for Ottawa’s only annual Black Tie Bingo! Fundraiser. The fourth edition of this event was a huge success raising an impressive $70,000 for the OutCare Foundation and the Eldercare Foundation of Ottawa. Funds will be used for those who require palliative…

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Christine’s story

“It’s like time stands still. You are living in a haze. You try to make the right decisions, to spend quality time, to grieve, and to take care of yourself.” That’s how Christine felt. She knew her father’s illness, and then her mother’s, was terminal. She knew nothing more could be done. That’s when she…

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Black Tie Bingo! is Fast Approaching

Tickets are now on sale for the fourth annual Black Tie Bingo! Fundraiser presented by Family Tree Wealth Management, IPC Securities Corporation. This ritzy, fun-filled event takes place on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre (Coventry Road). Over 65% of tickets have already been sold! “It brings a posh feel…

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Spectacular 10th edition of the OutCare Golf Classic!

150 golfers gathered for the 10th edition of the OutCare Golf Classic presented by Grandmaitre Virgo Evans Lawyers/Avocats and Heritage Funeral Complex. This popular event raised $55,000 (after expenses) for palliative care in Eastern Ontario. This sold-out event attracted 44 sponsors and over 45 donors. In addition to a great day on the course, golfers…

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A story from our Chair

One day, during my time as a Senator, when I couldn’t get my fellow ministers to focus on the issue of palliative care I said: “You’re ALL going to die!” That got their attention! They quickly realized that palliative care deserved their attention. It deserves attention from all of us.   You can give palliative care the attention…

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