Our Partner Charities
How We Give Back
At Bridlewood Medical Centre, we bring our talents and resources together to make a positive impact on the lives of people within our community. We also aim to be good global citizens by extending our assistance to underprivileged areas in countries around the world.
Charitable Institutions We Support
Canadian Cancer Society
Like the Canadian Cancer Society, we also envision a world without cancer. We contribute to their efforts to research a cure and improve the quality of life of cancer patients.
Diabetes Canada (Canadian Diabetes Association)
This non-profit organization uses donations to raise awareness of diabetes via workshops, expos, and webinars. The organization also helps fund research on a possible cure.
Canadian Down Syndrome Society
CDSS concentrates its efforts on advocating for and educating people with Down syndrome and their families.
Children’s Shelter of Cebu
CSC cares for and provides specialized education to abandoned and abused children in Cebu City, Philippines.
This Christian organization aims to deliver children from financial and spiritual poverty. Compassion International provides sponsored children with food, shelter, medical care, and a religious education.
Global Health Innovations
Approximately 1,000 infants are born HIV-positive every day. Global Health Innovations aims to reduce the number of infant deaths due to HIV/AIDS, and utilizes technology to improve care for affected mothers and their children.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
As healthcare professionals, we have seen how heart disease and stroke affect not just our patients, but their loved ones as well. We are united with Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada in their goal of funding research for more accurate diagnosis and more effective treatment of these diseases.
March of Dimes Canada
Originally dedicated to the eradication of the poliovirus, March of Dimes Canada is now focused on providing opportunities and programs to people with physical disabilities.
Ottawa Inner City Ministries
This interdenominational Christian charity serves the poor and homeless of Ottawa through daily outreach, life-skills programs, and arts programs for underprivileged youth.
Our very own Dr. Yelle served as a board member of OIM for 5 years. He was also invited to become the chair for 5 years.
Power to Change Ministries
We have partnered with Power to Change Ministries, a Christian organization that is dedicated to introducing people to Jesus and providing people with tools and strategies to strengthen their faith.
Samaritan’s Purse: International Relief
Samaritan’s Purse provides physical and spiritual assistance to people who have been affected by poverty, war, disease, and natural disasters.
We also support:
- Empower Global
- One Way Ministries
- El Shaddai Ministries International
Spanish River Church
Spanish River Church raises funds for various programs that help communities around the world. Their past activities include an outreach and feeding program, a bicycle fundraiser to benefit orphans and children in foster care, and an initiative to deliver care baskets to families of newborns.
Making a Difference Through Sports
Playing team sports not only improves the health of children and teens, but also boosts their confidence. In addition, it improves their leadership skills. That is why we proudly sponsor Stittsville Rams, a junior ice hockey team in Richmond.
Heeding the Call in Haiti
On January 12, 2010, a magnitude 7 earthquake hit Haiti. More than 200,000 people died, and many of the survivors were grievously injured. Compassionate doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals rushed to the country to help with rescue efforts. One of our physicians, Dr. Robert M. Yelle, was one of them.