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#TeddyTuesday

The first ever #TeddyTuesday was a success!  Held on November 27th to mark Giving Tuesday, Perley Rideau residents, tenants, volunteers, and staff were invited to bring in their stuffed animals and register them (with a small donation) for the #TeddyTuesday contest.  

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'An Hour to Give' hosted by Sam Laprade

In case you missed the Perley Rideau on An Hour to Give hosted by Sam Laprade (1310 AM News), click below to listen to the full podcast.  Akos Hoffer, Perley Rideau CEO; Jill Ronan, family member; Gail Lalonde, volunteer; and Dan Clapin, Executive Director of the Foundation, all talk about the Perley Rideau experience.

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A Storied Life

Lyn Waddell inspired generations of young readers with her historical novels, radio plays and volunteerism. In a final act of kindness, she made generous donations in her will to a series of charities, including the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre Foundation.

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Nine Decades of Giving Back

At the age of 90, Armold (Robbie) Roberts continues to give back to the community. He and Audrey, his wife of 67 years, reside at the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre. “Like many of the residents, Audrey and I enjoy spending time there,” he says simply. “I appreciate the quality of care we receive here and I’m proud to support it.”

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Honour and Care

As a way of honouring his convictions, Ray Desjardins has made a gift in his will to the Perley and Rideau Veteran's Health Centre Foundation.  Throughout his life, Ray has had a deep respect and admiration for the men and women who serve their country in uniform- something he learned from his father.

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Raised to be Kind

The late Beryl Montgomery (née McCallum) capped off a life of kindness with a generous gift in her will to the Perley and Rideau Veteran’s Health Centre Foundation. To those closest to Beryl, this final act of kindness came as no surprise; many Canadians of her generation dedicated their lives to community, country and family.

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The Kichesippi Workplace Run-Off

Team Perley Rideau was the happy winner of the 2018 'Kichesippi Workplace Run-Off' - a contest held by the Kichesippi Brewery for charities participating in Ottawa Race Weekend's Scotiabank Charity Challenge.

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