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

May 27, 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”. Over 60 people joined us for this informative presentation. A special thanks to Chartwell Stonehaven Retirement Residence for hosting this event.

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OutCare Foundation Bursaries for Palliative Care Volunteers

The OutCare Foundation is pleased to announce that 24 OutCare Foundation Bursaries for Palliative Care Volunteers were awarded to deserving recipients this year. Volunteers from 8 agencies were selected by the Champlain Hospice Palliative Care Program to receive financial support enabling them to attend either the English or French palliative care education days held in…

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Excellence in Advocacy Award

(Ottawa, Ontario) – OutCare Board member Sharon Carstairs is honoured for her work in palliative care by the Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada’s Excellence in Advocacy Award. To see the photo click here and to read the article.

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French and English Hospice Palliative Care Education days

(Ottawa, Ontario) –  The OutCae Foundation is pleased to announce that it will continue its tradition of supporting palliative care volunteers through its bursary program. Now in its fourth year, the program will award 24 bursaries to volunteers enabling them to join delegates at this year’s French and English Hospice Palliative Care Education days. To…

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First Ottawa Black Tie Bingo Wows the City

Ottawa’s first Black Tie Bingo! Annual Fundraiser was a huge success raising an impressive $50,000 for the Eldercare Foundation of Ottawa and the OutCare Foundation. Presented by MediSystem Pharmacy (a Shoppers Drug Mart Company), this unique event was a big hit with the 300 who gathered at the Westin Hotel on Saturday. Guests enjoyed mingling…

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OutCare Classic a great success

On Friday, August 15, the OutCare Golf Classic presented by JT Bradley’s raised over $33,000 in support of palliative care. 124 golfers enjoyed a great day on the course followed by a BBQ banquet featuring prizes for the winning team, the most honest team, closest to the pin, longest drive, and putting contest. This year we introduced…

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Home Instead Senior Care Foundation Donation

Home Instead Senior Care owners, Mark and Lesley Sullivan, were pleased to be able to present a grant cheque to the OutCare Foundation Board of Directors on June 25, 2104. The grant, in the amount of $16,821.95 was provided by the Home Instead Senior Care Foundation which has distributed nearly US $94,000 to hospice/palliative care…

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Great Gatsby Party raises over $5,000!

On Saturday, June 21, Kornelia and Gary Lacey hosted 50 guests for a unique Great Gatsby fundraising event. Guests enjoyed a wonderful evening with live music, drinks and sumptuous appetizers, all in support of a good cause: palliative care. Not only did Gary and Kornelia open up their spectacular home, they invested a great deal…

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The Harold E. Ballard Foundation donates $10,000

The Harold E. Ballard Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation that counts among its many priorities, providing the very best care for the sick. This aligns with the priorities of the OutCare Foundation’s Campaign for Comfort which aims to raise $100,000 to meet the equipment needs identified by seven hospices across our region. This funding will…

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Wild Game Charity Dinner raises over $2,000!

Wild Game Charity Dinner supports the OutCare Foundation and offers an experience like no other: a gourmet meal prepared by the couple who hunted the game On September 28, 2013 Kornelia and Gary Lacey, a generous couple with a passion for gourmet cooking, opened their spectacular home in Westboro to 10 guests for an elegant…

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