Black Tie Bingo Raises Over $21,000

November 13, 2021

Thank you to all those who joined us in recreating our annual Black Tie Bingo fundraiser as a virtual event.

We were so pleased to hear how our guests celebrated Black Tie Bingo, whether on their own or by hosting small dinner parties. People got dressed up, enjoyed their meals, and tuned in for the online program—some even held their own bingo games! Certainly not our usual Black Tie Bingo, but definitely a fun and successful event, raising over $21,000 for local palliative care programs.

This year, we delivered Black Tie Bingo boxes to our guests at their homes. Each box included chef-prepared meals with wine pairings from Curated By Beckta, party favours, exclusive access to our online program, and an opportunity to bid on our online auction.

The online program featured Matt Skube, CTV News anchor and Andy Lonie, OutCare Fundraising Chair as emcees. Nadine Valk, ED of the Champlain Hospice Palliative Care Program, spoke about their partnership with OutCare to develop their Virtual Practical Caregiver Training Program. We also announced our 2021 Grant recipients and rewarded guests who watched the final credit roll with bloopers from the videotaping session.

Thank You

We couldn’t pull off a great virtual event without the help of our generous supporters, volunteers, auction donors and guests. Special thanks to:

  • Presenting Sponsors: Timothy Orr and Christopher Dubois,
  • Community Sponsors: Sun Life and BMR
  • Corporate Table Sponsors: Canada Life, Equitable Life of Canada, Palladium Insurance, Gary Katz and Andy Lonie,
  • Stephen Beckta and his team at Curated By Beckta
  • Matt Skube, CTV News
  • Nadine Valk, E.D., Champlain Hospice Palliative Care Program

Save the Date

We would like to invite you to join us next year on November 12, 2022 for a return to our in-person Black Tie Bingo. Matt Skube and Andy Lonie will once again emcee the evening at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre. Planning is already underway to bring you memorable evening with seven exciting live bingo games with fabulous prizes. Mark your calendars!