Thank you to The Joan Smith Real Estate Family – Royal LePage Team Realty for your contribution to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation through your generous sponsorship to this year’s Jeanne Fuller Red Dress Golf Charity Golf Classic.
By registering for this years unique day of golf, your participation will be invested in the Canadian Women’s Heart Health Centre at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. Through your generosity, you will help to start the conversation and raise awareness about women and heart disease. The immediate and long-term benefits for women’s heart health will e addressed through unique and unparalleled programs, services, and research initiatives offered through the Canadian Women’s Heart Health Centre.
Here’s how past supporters of the Red Dress Charity Golf Classic have helped women living with heart disease:
42 leaders trained and 500 women enrolled in the Women@Heart peer support program.
200 young mothers with pregnancy-related conditions have received coaching to maintain a healthy heart as part of the post-partum risk reduction program.
Canada wide launch of the National Alliance for Women’s Heart Health to improve knowledge and practice gaps among health care providers.
We are grateful for your impact and commitment to change lives and save lives in our community every day.
Thank you for your support.
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation
Thank you for supporting the 11th Annual Jeanne Fuller Red Dress Golf Charity Classic. We had an incredible day on the greens at Loch March Golf and Country Club.
A great day was had by all who attended and supported the event and, collectively, our community raised $147,000 towards support for the Canadian Women’s Heart Health Centre at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute!
We look forward to seeing you all again next year!
2017 Tournament Chair, the Jeanne Fuller Red Dress Committee, and The University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation
Thank you for supporting Hearts in Motion 2017!
Hearts in Motion, presented by CP has Heart (in partnership with The Great Trail and LaBarge Weinstein) is the University of Ottawa Heart Institute’s virtual event. The event took place between June 1st and 30th, 2017.
Our thanks to everyone who participated, championed, sponsored, and made a donation in support of this event.
Highlights from this year’s event included:
Amazing support from our champions Rick Hellard and Dr. Ryan Mahaffey
Awe inspiring stories from participants and their families, driven to be heart healthy while supporting the Heart Institute
A participant fun day at TD Place featuring a workout by Free Form Fitness, refreshments by RAW Pulp and Grind and special appearances by Big Joe of the Ottawa REDBLACKS, Sparky of the Ottawa Fury, CTV Morning Live’s Sarah Freemark, and former REDBLACKS’s Grey Cup winning Quarterback and CP has Heart Ambassador Henry Burris (who left this message for us: Henry’s Video Message)
A staff participation day which saw dozens of Heart Institute employees and volunteers complete a 5K walk/run around the Experimental Farm
An activity day at Woodroofe Public School at which more than 700 kids got their Hearts in Motion
Together, we raised an incredible $55,788.29 – which includes $25,000 in donation matching from our anonymous corporate partner. Your contributions will go directly to the heart of care in our community by supporting the purchase of vital, life-saving cardiac equipment.
February is Heart Month and it provided an amazing opportunity to bring people together to raise awareness – and essential funds – for the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. Our sincere thanks to our sponsors, community champions, partners, event organizers and participants, volunteers, and donors.
Our new building – the Heart Institute’s first major expansion since its founding more than 40 years ago – will be completed in early 2018. This expansion will allow the Heart Institute to address patient needs for the long term, treating more patients on an ongoing basis with an increased focus on specialized cardiac needs. As the building nears completion, our focus is on purchasing the highly specialized equipment it will require.
Thank you for supporting the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation. Your generosity goes straight to the heart of care in your community because we simply couldn’t do what we do, without you!
University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation
40 Ruskin Street, Room H-2408
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada