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Take a Break Concert a Resounding Success!

February 24, 2021

Thanks to our donors and the generosity of TELUS and the Zed Family, the concert raised $23,700! We also extend our thanks to Dave Kalil for selecting the OutCare Foundation as the charity for his Feb. 20 Take A Break concert.  Over 225 of Dave Kalil’s fanbase and OutCare supporters logged on to enjoy music…

OutCare OutDoors

January 12, 2021

Cooped up by COVID-19? It’s time to get up, get out and get active – turn your favourite winter activity into an opportunity to help those in need of palliative care in our community by participating in OutCare OutDoors – in Support of Palliative Care – February 12 -15 You, family, friends and work colleagues…

Barry’s Funeral

November 15, 2020

By Linda McCallum Like so many of us, experiencing the far reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, I have a story to share about the passing of a loved one and the impact of the healthcare restrictions. This is my friend Barry’s final journey during COVID-19. Barry was a close friend and colleague for decades.…

Awesome Auction Surpasses Goal!

October 20, 2020

Awesome Auction Exceeds Its Goal Over $20,000 raised for Palliative Care We are thrilled to announce that our inaugural online auction raised more than our goal. This is the result of the continued support of our community. There are many people to thank, starting with our Presenting Sponsors – Timothy Orr and Christopher Dubois, from CIBC. Tim has…

Committed to Support In-Home Palliative Care

October 12, 2020

Earlier this year the OutCare Foundation announced its new commitment to support the delivery of palliative care to patients who have chosen to spend their last days at home with families and loved ones. Since that announcement, OutCare reached out to our hospice network in the Champlain Health Region to understand more about their programs,…

Building Community

September 12, 2020

On September 9th, OutCare was invited to tell our story alongside the Ottawa Food Bank and the Youville Centre with the membership of 100 Men Who Care Ottawa. Linda McCallum and Dr. Ian Warrack attended on behalf of OutCare. It was inspiring to connect with so many people who make Ottawa such a caring community. Thank…

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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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