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Caregiver Training Goes Online

So many of us are, will be, or have been caregivers of a friend or family member living with a life-limiting illness. At times, it can be an overwhelming journey. In 2018, Champlain Hospice Palliative Care Program (CHPCP) launched their Practical Caregiver Training course to ease this journey. Over five in-person sessions, caregivers learn everything…

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New Grants

We are always proud to share how we invest your generous donations in palliative care, whether by funding walkers for a medical equipment loan cupboard or education bursaries for palliative care volunteers. But with so much demand for funding, how do we decide where to allocate your dollars? OutCare communicates regularly with our amazing hospices…

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Black Tie Bingo—In a Box!

Saturday, November 13, 2021 We could not let another year go by without Black Tie Bingo so we have decided to take it online. OutCare has partnered with Beckta Dining & Wine to deliver our Black Tie Bingo in a Box to you at home. The box will contain hors d’oeuvres with cocktails and a…

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Leadership Renewal

The OutCare Foundation Board has worked tirelessly during this pandemic to support our palliative care partners while re-imagining how we can best serve. At our Annual General Meeting on June 2, 2021, returning Board members renewed their commitment, appointed their new executive and elected new members. Introducing Our Executive Christine Irvine takes the helm as…

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Awesome Auction Raised $14,175!

The Home Garden Getaway edition of the Awesome Auction was a success thanks to the generous support of those who donated items and to those who bid on the items. We couldn’t have done this without your support! Our biggest thank you goes to everyone who participated by bidding on the items.  Thank you to…

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Auction Live!

Bid Now Bid now on all you need to brighten your living spaces inside and out as well as sensational experiences to help you escape! New items will be listed every Wednesday so check back often. What a great way to support palliative care in Eastern Ontario! We are pleased to partner with area hospices.…

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Online Auction Supports Palliative Care in our Community

Preview the Auction Last fall we held our inaugural Awesome Auction and with the arrival of spring, we’re back again with the Home | Garden | Getaway edition. This time we’ve curated a fantastic selection of auction items to brighten your living spaces inside and out as well as sensational experiences to help you escape! A great…

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Saying Goodbye—Your Home, Your Life, Your Choice.

Bud Berry & grandchildren Marj and Bud Berry always had a welcoming home. Marj would stand in the window waving at the kids walking to and from school. The kids waved back. The Berry home shone a welcoming light on the entire neighbourhood. The Berry family home stood in the centre of the Carlingwood community…

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We Are Grateful

Team Palladium Co-Captains – Tim Snelling & Sylvie Forget-Swim OutCare OutDoors Thanks to you we raised $7,350! Thank you to all our teams and participants for taking on the challenge to get outdoors and be active while raising funds for palliative care. Congratulations to Team Palladium Insurance for raising $2,100 and winning the OutCare OutDoors…

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Carleton University Students

Class Project Awakens a Passion for Palliative Care By Emily Koch and Paige Kahkonen Last fall we both took the same communications class which gave us the opportunity to build a Strategic Communications Plan for an organization we felt passionate about. We felt connected to the OutCare Foundation’s mission to make palliative care as comfortable…

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