MAKE A DONATION AND
DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT
February is Heart Month is a time to come together to raise funds and awareness for the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.
This February, you can support one of Canada’s most distinguished heart health centres by making a donation or raising funds on its behalf. Every dollar makes a difference in the fight against heart disease.
It’s giving that goes straight to the heart of care in your community.
Every donation is matched by our Corporate Community Heroes. That means your contribution during Heart Month has double the impact.
Get involved and
support Heart Month
There are many ways you can help raise funds and awareness for the Heart Institute during Heart Month. Choose as many as you’d like and help change the future for those living with heart disease today, and in the years ahead.
TOGETHER WE’RE GIVING
THE GIFT OF TIME.
The Heart Institute will always be a special place for healing, learning and caring.
Your support helps change and save lives everyday through groundbreaking research, the purchase of specialised equipment and innovative patient programs.
HEART DISEASE IS THE
LEADING CAUSE OF
Becoming a part of February is Heart Month
makes a lasting impact in your community.
About the Institute
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute has flourished into one of Canada’s most distinguished heart health centres for the unparalleled care it provides to its patients, a world-renowned research Institute that brings science from bench to bedside, and the country’s main influencer when it comes to preventing heart disease. It operates Canada’s largest comprehensive cardiac prevention and rehabilitation program, and handles over 211,000 patient visits a year.
DID YOU KNOW?
UOHI performed the first heart transplant in Ottawa
Performed a transplant on an 11-day old infant, the youngest in Canada
In just 24hrs it performed the 498th, 499th, and 500th transplants
Launched the first Women's Heart Health Centre in Canada
Built a state-of-the-art critical care facility and patient care system
YOUR SUPPORT WILL HELP US TO
BE BOLDER AND DREAM BIGGER.
2023 Heart Month Ambassador
We’re honoured to introduce Dr. Vincent Chan as our 2023 Heart Month Ambassador.
Dr. Chan is a Cardiac Surgeon at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Ottawa. He is a leading researcher in the field, with a particular interest in mitral valve repair and replacement, minimally invasive surgery, heart valve bioprostheses and mechanical valves.
A LOCAL OTTAWA INSTITUTE THAT
LEADS THE WORLD
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute has been at the forefront of heart research and treatment in Canada since 1976 and was built on the steadfast support of an exceptional donor community.
Our Institute is vibrant with discovery, ingenuity, insight and innovation. Bringing together patient care, research, and education is the only way to maintain the Institute as a unique Centre of Excellence with an undeniable reputation on the world scene.
Your support of February is Heart Month will ensure that the Heart Institute continues to provide the best possible care for patients and their families, while shaping the way cardio-vascular medicine is practised now, and in the years ahead.
DISCOVER MORE ABOUT THE LIVES CHANGED BY COMMUNITY SUPPORT LIKE YOURS:
When it comes to heart health, The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is leading the way. With your help, they can continue their life-saving work and ground-breaking cardiovascular research for years to come.