President's Breakfast for the Public Service

Event Date:


7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Location & Contact

Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, K1N 9J2, Ottawa, ON, Canada

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Heather McLean, Vice-President,
Development and Corporate Philanthropy

613-798-5555, ext. 13034 or 

Event Detailed Description


President's Breakfast Volunteer Portal LOGINThe Shaw Centre will be filled with inspiration on Tuesday, May 8 as The Ottawa Hospital President’s Breakfast for the Public Service kicks off its 8th edition. 

In just one hour, the President’s Breakfast for the Public Service provides the opportunity for over 500 guests to hear incredible stories from The Ottawa Hospital and be inspired and invited to make a donation. From funding research, to building the cancer centre, purchasing state-of-the-art equipment and putting cutting-edge operating tools in the hands of our surgeons – this event provides crucial funding which improves patient care.

Hosted by The Ottawa Hospital Foundation, the President’s Breakfast for the Public Service brings together members of the Public Service for an hour filled with hope, compassion and inspiration. Learn about Dr. Kitts’s vision for The Ottawa Hospital and hear from patients whose lives were saved. Be a catalyst for change.

Inspiring Stories

Shelby Hayter, patient, Parkinson’s disease
Shelby Hayter ran the Boston Marathon in 2005. A month before, she was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s disease. Within a few years, she could...

Ashley Ruelland
Life can change in an instant. Ashley Ruelland lived to tell the story of her ‘instant’. In early March 2015, then 27-year-old Ashley was living in...

Henny Harmsen
A Kingston urologist told Henny Harmsen in February 2014 that he had an advanced and aggressive form of prostate cancer.  “The severity of my cancer...

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