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Blackbaud Security Incident

July 24, 2020

The OutCare Foundation is notifying our donors of a data security incident at Blackbaud, the third-party company housing our donor database. We are confident that Blackbaud has effectively addressed the issue, however, we wanted donors to be aware of the incident and the steps that have been taken to address the incident. We are confident…

OutCare 2020 Vision

June 6, 2020

When the OutCare Foundation recognized an unmet need for end-of-life palliative care in 2005, we refocused our efforts to provide financial support for community palliative care programs, primarily in hospices. Funding Innovation & Education Thanks to your support, in the past 15 years OutCare has funded a broad range of initiatives for palliative care providers…

Thank You Ian Rathwell

May 20, 2020

With Thanks Ian Rathwell, Long-time Board Member & Treasurer, Moves On Since joining the Board of OutCare Foundation in 2006, Ian Rathwell, a former Partner at Deloitte & Touche, LLP, has played a major role, offering financial guidance, crafting governance and fundraising expertise. In his role as treasurer, Ian’s direction helped OutCare to protect its…

New Equipment Allows Beth Donovan to Continue Lending

May 1, 2020

“In late March, a week after our world changed due to COVID-19, one of our clients called,” says Sue Walker, Executive Director, Beth Donovan Hospice. “She had borrowed mobility equipment from our free lending service.” “When the husband of our client passed away, the pandemic rules did not allow for a funeral. They only had…

Palliative Care Support in Eastern Ontario in Times of Crisis

April 15, 2020

Just like you, the OutCare Foundation is concerned by the challenges facing our hospice partners on the front lines of palliative care: Both residential and in-home patients face isolation from family and caregivers and not all patients can access video or virtual care and visits. Front-line workers are pushed to their limits and it is…


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Did You Know?

An estimated 90% of us will need palliative care.

Only an estimated 30% of those who need palliative care can access it.

Most of us wish to die in home yet at least 50% of deaths still occur in hospitals.

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