Sent: December 5, 2017
Ding, ding, ding rings the good news bell! We recently learned that The Dementia Society is one of the six charities selected for support from HOPE Volleyball Summerfest 2018, and we are excited to be able to share the good news with you! HOPE was started 36 years ago by a small group of Ottawa friends who wanted to give back to their community. It has grown into the "world's largest one day volleyball tournament," with the continuing mission of supporting local charities. This event will take place on July 14th, 2018.
If you look up the definition of ‘volunteer’, it simply states, “Freely offer to do something.” Although true, this doesn’t sufficiently capture those who volunteer. I’ve been a Volunteer Coordinator with the Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew Cou
The statistics are alarming: one of the greatest risk factors for dying of COVID-19 is dementia. The reasons are many and potentially complex, but the need to prioritize the 24,000+ people diagnosed with dementia in Ottawa and Renfrew County and their