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OutCare Awesome Auction for Palliative Care

September 1, 2020

The Awesome Auction – September 8 to October 13, 2020 – is a curated assortment of original artwork, delicious dining options and a collection of unique experiences to tempt you. There is something for everyone!!! Please bid generously and bid often – and you’ll feel good knowing that you are making a difference in your community.…

Your Generosity In Action

August 12, 2020

As an independent foundation, OutCare can respond quickly to the needs of palliative care providers in Eastern Ontario. We meet regularly with the hospice community to assess and provide support where and when it’s needed most. In our last newsletter, we shared why medical equipment lending cupboards are critical in supporting palliative patients who wish…

Hospital, Hospice or Home?

August 8, 2020

Choosing Where to Spend Your Final Days. By Dr. Ian Warrack Caring for someone at home during their final days of life is not for all of us. It can be emotionally (and financially) draining, difficult work. So why do so many of us prefer to spend our last days at home, surrounded by the…

Welcome New Board Member Andy Lonie

August 8, 2020

Join us in welcoming Andy Lonie to the OutCare Board of Directors. Andy is a self-employed insurance and wealth advisor and member of Palladium Insurance Financial Group. A life-long volunteer with a strong record in fundraising, Andy balances out-of-the-box problem solving with a keen sense of humour. We are excited to have him on our…

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…


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In the News

Read the Ottawa Business Journal article on how OutCare is getting people outdoors and active in support of home-based palliative care

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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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