This award was created in honour of Mr. Claude Poirier Defoy, who served on the Foundation board of directors for 15 years on a voluntary basis, including 11 years as chair. The Claude Poirier Defoy Award is given out each year to a volunteer who has achieved distinction through his or her involvement in the Foundation.
The Health Partners Award highlights the exceptional collaboration of a staff member, an executive or a doctor of the Outaouais CISSS towards the Foundation. This collaboration can be of a voluntary, professionnal, philantropic or otherwise nature. This Health Partners Award has been given out each year since 2017.
The ‘’Mérite de la philanthropie’’ recognizes the exceptional contribution of individuals or organizations to the development of health services in Outaouais. Created in 1996, this award is given out each year.
The “Partners in Action” Award highlights the commitment of players in the community that have done outstanding work in organizing fundraising events for the Foundation. These partners stand out for their originality and innovation, for generating large amounts of funds, for their community outreach, and for the involvement of their organizing committees. The “Partners in Action” Award has been given out each year in May since 2011.