Get Involved

Put your personal spin on Heart Month by choosing how you want to support:

Hunt of Heart Circle


The University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation is hosting our first-ever online and outdoor Scavenger Hunt powered by Ottawa’s own Escape Manor! Decipher clever clues and take your heart on an adventure right here in our Nation’s Capital.

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Host an Online Charity Stream OR tune in to an Existing One

Are you an online streamer? If so this is the perfect opportunity to engage your followers by participating in our Pulse Charity Stream!

Not a streamer? No problem! Support a local streamer by tuning into their charity stream.


Make A Donation

Double your impact! Your donation will be matched by one of our generous Community Matching Partners!

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Sell or Purchase Paper Hearts

Sell Paper Hearts through your business in store or online!

Purchase a Paper Heart from one of our Paper Heart partner Locations and display it proudly.


Support or Host a Community Fundraiser

Host an online fundraiser! Set up your fundraiser In a few easy steps. For some helpful tips take a look at our fundraising Toolbox.

Participate in an initiative that someone in your community is hosting.

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Sell or Purchase Knitted Heart Greeting Cards

Sell Knitted Heart Cards at your store!

Show someone you love how much you care by purchasing them a Knitted Heart card from one of our supporting locations. All proceeds from the card sales will support the Ottawa Heart Institute.

100% of the funds raised through Heart Month Initiatives will help to ensure that the Heart Institute will continue to provide the best possible care for patients and their families while shaping the way cardiovascular medicine is practiced now, and in the years ahead.