CORD wishes to thank Innomar Strategies for their fundraising efforts to raise awareness for rare diseases.
The Canadian Organization for Rare Diseases (CORD) and Innomar Strategies have a long standing partnership sharing a common goal to enhance patient care and increase access to medication for patients with complex and rare therapeutic disorders.
Recently, Innomar associates personally donated over $4,000 to CORD in a SURPRISE fundraising event at their annual leadership meeting. Aligning to the meeting’s “boot camp” theme, volunteers stepped up to get a buzz cut in return for a donation to CORD.
In total, nine brave leaders took on the challenge, which included one VERY courageous female! Knowing that the proceeds would go to research and support for patients with rare disease, many other associates pledged money in support of their brave colleagues who had taken a little off the top.
Innomar Strategies president, Guy Payette, the first participant to get buzzed at the event, will be presenting this donation to CORD CEO and president, Durhane Wong-Rieger on December 2nd. (pictured above)
Now that’s buzz worthy news!
Thank you to the “buzz” participants (from left to right in the picture above):
November 17, 2017
Toronto & Webcast
ARE YOU READY? On January 1, 2018, Ontario will roll out OHIP+. The transition will apply to all kids and youths under 25, including those currently on private drug insurance and including all drugs, including those currently provided under EAP. The Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders has received many questions about issues that could affect a smooth transition. What if the child’s drug is not listed in ODP or EAP? What if the criteria between the current private plan and OHIP+ are different? What about the private support program? What if … what if …? CORD invites patient groups, clinicians, industry, insurers, and other stakeholders to join Vivian Leong, A/Director for OHIP+ to work through potential issues to ensure a SMOOTH transition on January 1st and beyond. Please join us for a F2F and Webcast working session on November 17, 2017 from 9:00 am – 11:30 am. Space in person is strictly limited to 30 persons but attendance by Webcast is virtually unlimited.