PPE for HCPs Ottawa:Protect our Healthcare Workers

The COVID-19 pandemic has been placing increasing strain on the healthcare system, stretching our resources thinner and thinner. In Ottawa, many of our frontline healthcare professionals, such as physicians and nurses, do not have adequate access to personal protective equipment (PPE), such as face masks, gowns, gloves, and N95 respirators. The current shortage of PPE is placing our healthcare providers at a greater risk of contracting COVID-19 and spreading it amongst themselves and to patients.

This fundraiser is an initiative started by a group of medical students at the University of Ottawa after hearing about the difficulties currently being faced by our colleagues on the frontlines in accessing PPE. We are aiming to fundraise money towards supplying healthcare providers in Ottawa and surrounding areas with vital PPE so that they can continue to provide quality care to our community and save lives without putting their own in danger. The wellbeing and protection of our health care workers is crucial to the continued performance of our healthcare system as a whole.

With your financial support, we will be able to purchase PPE for these healthcare professionals to keep them safe as they work on the frontlines of this crisis. These supplies will then be distributed to clinics and hospitals in Ottawa and surrounding areas that are in greatest need. Any amount would go a long way!

Please feel free to email us if you have any questions, at [email redacted]

For the exact details of our organization's structure, the nuances of the PPE shortage, and our plan to obtain/ distribute the PPEs- please refer to our FAQ : https://docs.google.com/document/d/1O2uUASGjh54VcNXfFvyYN59qG0NE4GxBW3xtyFNcGIo/edit?usp=sharing

Donations

  • William P 
    • $100 
    • 4 mos
  • Zachary Verret 
    • $60 
    • 4 mos
  • Jess Boyle 
    • $25 
    • 4 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 4 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 4 mos
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Organizer

UOttawa Students: PPE for HCP 
Organizer
Ottawa, ON
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