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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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Black Tie Bingo! is back

(Le message en français suit.) Gala style bingo is back in our Nation’s Capital and it is going to be better than ever. On Saturday, November 18, 2017, the fourth edition of Black Tie Bingo!, presented by Family Tree Wealth Management, IPC Securities Corporation, will once again take place at the Ottawa Conference and Event…

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Monthly Giving Contest

Have you heard about OutCare’s monthly giving contest? Sign up to become a monthly donor & you will be entered to win a $100 gift card for Indigo! When you make a monthly donation, you provide stable funding for year-round projects and allow OutCare to continually support the needs of palliative care in Eastern Ontario.…

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24 Bursaries awarded to Palliative Care Volunteers

Thanks to OutCare donors, 24 bursaries were awarded to palliative care volunteers to attend the 27th Annual Palliative Education Day on May 10th, 2017. The day was filled with informative talks ranging from clinical treatment to alternative therapies to pain management and much more. To date, the OutCare Foundation has recognized and celebrated the important contribution…

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OutCare Golf Classic Celebrates its 10th Edition!

(Le message en français suit.) On Friday, August 18, golfers will once again gather for a great day on the golf course in support of a great cause. The OutCare Golf Classic, proudly presented by Grandmaitre Virgo Evans Lawyers/Avocats and Heritage Funeral Complex, will raise funds to support palliative care in Eastern Ontario. This year marks…

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