Make a Tribute Gift

Making a tribute gift to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation is a meaningful way to show how much you care, while also helping those touched by cancer in our community. Whether it’s providing access to innovative research or clinical trials, or giving cancer patients and their families access to Cancer Coaching, your gift will change lives.

Once you make your gift, we will notify the honoree of the family of the deceased of your thoughtful gift.

List of current online tribute funds

Gifts in Memory

Making a donation in memory of a loved one is a wonderful way to celebrate a life – and your gift will provide hope and support to families affected by cancer in Eastern Ontario.


Honour a special person, achievement or occasion by making a gift in someone’s name. By making a donation to celebrate life’s milestones, you will ensure that cancer patients in our community will get to experience their own milestones.

Ways to Make a Tribute Gift

There are several ways to make a donation to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation in honour or in memory of a loved one:

Make a Tribute Gift Online


Donate online. You will be prompted to enter the name of the person you are memorializing or honouring. You can also enter the name of the person or family along with a personalized message so that we can advise them of your generous gift.Some families have chosen to set up a Tribute Fund page to collect donations. For a list of current Tribute Funds, please click here.

Make a Tribute Gift By Phone


Donate by phone by calling the Cancer Foundation at 613-247-3527 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. using your credit card.

Make a Tribute Gift By Mail


Donate by mail by cheque or money order made payable to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation:

Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
1500 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa, ON  K1G 3Y9

Please include the following information:

  • The name of the person you are honouring or memorializing
  • The name and address of the honouree or bereaved family so that we can notify them of your generous gift
  • Your name, address and phone number

Cancer Foundation In Memoriam cards are displayed in funeral homes in Ottawa and the region. If, at the time of your visit, you do not see them in the funeral home, please ask the funeral director. Simply fill out the information in the card and return with your donation in the self-addressed, postage-paid envelope. You may want to leave the card portion with the bereaved family, however, if you choose, we can advise the bereaved family of your generous donation. We do not specify the amount of your donation, but we do provide your name and address.

Make a Tribute Gift

Cancer Coaching Location

Because Cancer Coaching is now offered at a number of locations across the Ottawa region, we ask that you tell us your preferred Cancer Coaching location before completing your registration. This will help us match you with a Coach.
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