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Hospice Care Ottawa Recognition Ceremony

Orleans, Ontario – Hospice Care Ottawa hosted an open house and donor recognition ceremony at their newest hospice site, La Maison de l’Est. It was a special opportunity to celebrate the generous donation of $26,000 from Progressive Waste Solutions / Friends of the Mer Bleue Community Fund and the OutCare Foundation to furnish this new hospice. Over 50 guests…

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Council on Aging of Ottawa Luncheon

Ottawa, Ontario – The Council on Aging of Ottawa Luncheon featured Sharon Carstairs as the keynote speaker at their Annual Spring Luncheon. The crowd of over 300 enjoyed her engaging and informative presentation on “Advance Care Planning: Choices About Your Future Personal Care”.

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Talbots Fashion Fundraiser

May 25, 2016 (Orleans, Ontario) – Hospice Care Ottawa hosted an open house and donor recognition ceremony at their newest hospice site, La Maison de l’Est. It was a special opportunity to thank Progressive Waste Solutions / Friends of the Mer Bleue Community Fund and the OutCare Foundation for their generous support to furnish this new hospice.…

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Lead Sponsors for OutCare Golf Classic Announced

The OutCare Foundation is pleased to announce that Dust Evans Grandmaitre Lawyers/Avocats, Heritage Funeral Complex and J.T. Bradley’s Store will once again sponsor its popular annual golf tournament. As lead sponsors, these three businesses are playing a key role in creating awareness for the importance of palliative care. “Each year, the local community comes together…

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Laugh Your Way to Spring

Ottawa, Ontario – Laugh Your Way to Spring presented by Scotiabank was a huge success raising over $7,500 for palliative care! Thank you to the comedians Todd Reid, Michael Lifshitz, Mark Hatfield and Paul Mussell for an evening of contagious laughter and to the event co-chairs, Michael Hughes and Paul Mussell, for all their hard work…

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OutCare Foundation Bursaries

Ottawa, Ontario – OutCare will once again provide 24 palliative care volunteers across our region with OutCare Foundation Bursaries to attend the 26th Annual Hospice Palliative Care Education Day. Since 2012, OutCare has provided 100 palliative care volunteers the opportunity to attend this informative event.

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Giving Tuesday

Ottawa, Ontario –  Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving back, took place on Tuesday December 1st. After the sales of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is a time to celebrate and encourage activities that support charities and non-profits. On December 1st, 2015 OutCare’s successfully raised $2000 to fund 4 wheelchairs for palliative care organizations in our community.…

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Ottawa Seniors’ Expo

Ottawa, Ontario – The 1st ever Ottawa Seniors’ Expo took place on Saturday, November 21 at the Nepean Sportsplex. This interactive, fun and informative day showcased the best and latest services in seniors’ health, travel, lifestyle and so much more. There was a special presentation by the Honourable Sharon Carstairs, P.C. entitled “Ensuring you get the care you need at…

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2nd edition of Black Tie Bingo a huge success!

Ottawa, Ontario –  The 2nd edition of the Black Tie Bingo fundraiser presented by BMO Financial was a huge success raising over $50,000 last Saturday. Over 350 elegant bingo players gathered for the annual Black Tie Bingo! Fundraiser last Saturday. The second edition of this event was a huge success raising an impressive $50,000 for the…

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Ensuring you get the care you need at end-of-life

September 16, 2015 (Ottawa, Ontario) – The OutCare Foundation teamed up with CARP to host a special talk entitled “Ensuring you get the care you need at end-of-life”. A special thanks to Alta Vista Retirement Community for hosting this event.

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