Giving Tuesday – Help us to grow our impact!

This Giving Tuesday, please consider a donation to allow us to grow our impact, supporting ostomates in need overseas. We are volunteer-led and run. Thanks to our volunteers and product donors, every dollar that you donate goes directly to getting ostomy supplies into the hands of those in need. Thank you from all of us …

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Ad-Nov-2022

Impact: Ukraine

So many are suffering in Ukraine as a result of the ongoing atrocities. Amongst those impacted are Ukrainians living with ostomies. For these individuals, war has severely impacted access to essential medical supplies. We have been able to send 4 shipments of medical supplies to Ukraine so far in 2022 – 3 to Kyiv and 1 to …

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Did You Know

Did You Know

Friends of Ostomates Worldwide (Canada) is the only non-profit organization in Canada, and one of just a handful globally, that supports less fortunate ostomates around the world by enabling access to essential medical supplies. Ostomy surgeries are performed around the world with little thought to post-operative care and the ongoing needs of patients.  Living with …

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Medical Mercy Canada

A successful collaboration with Mercy Medical Canada

On June 6, 2022, FOWC received a phone call from Mercy Medical Canada requesting assistance to provide ostomy supplies to ostomates in Karkive, one of the war-torn cities in Eastern Ukraine. Mercy Medical Canada reached out to FOWC for help since they do not usually distribute ostomy supplies. FOWC has its warehouse, so volunteers were …

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