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Dine for a cause in support of Kat

Over the past month we have been focusing our fundraising efforts in support of a local Ottawa woman named Kat Paradis-Blais. We had a number of initiatives including a bake sale, raffle, and our Dine for a Cause dinner event. The funds raised will be given to Kat and Josh will be used to offset some of the financial hardship they are experiencing: to help them with medical costs and day-to-day expenses while Kat is recovering from her second back surgery. During our campaign, Kat was able to share her story with MetroNews. Click here to read her story.  We partnered with Barb Mireault of Coasters Seafood Grill in the Byward Market for this event. We met with her in...

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Dine for a Cause in support of Phoebe Rose Doull-Hoffman

The Doull-Hoffmans Our first event When we started Ottawa Foodie Girlz back in August, I knew I wanted the first event to be for Phoebe Rose Doull-Hoffman. Phoebe is a little girl from Ottawa who has been fighting infant leukemia since 2010, at 10 weeks old. She and her family have a large network of supporters in Ottawa and beyond. You may also recognize her as one of CTV Ottawa’s Amazing People. I went to high school with her mom, Jenny, and started following her blog shortly after Phoebe was diagnosed. Over the last four years, I’ve read about treatments, tests, hard conversations, and diagnoses, but also a lot of hope, smiles, and love. Phoebe is an amazing little girl...

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