Welcome to Friends of Ostomates Worldwide Canada web page! We invite you to take a look around and read about the many wonderful things that our organization does for Ostomates around the world.

For general information about Friends of Ostomates Worldwide Canada please call 647-951-3940 or email info@fowc.ca.

About Us

Friends of Ostomates Worldwide Canada is a non-profit organization operated solely by volunteers. Since 1986, FOW Canada has collected and sent over 50,000 KG of ostomy supplies and literature to more than 52 needy countries. Here is a list of some countries receiving these donations: Algeria, Bulgaria, Chili, China, Croatia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Romania, Russia-Belarus, Santo Domingo, Thailand, Vietnam and Yugoslavia.


For a map of these countries, click here.

 A picture is worth a thousand words, this video is worth your help!

Goals and Objectives

Friends of Ostomates Worldwide Canada endeavors to improve the quality of life of people with ostomies and assist in educating their caregivers in countries where the latest technology is not available.

Friends of Ostomates Worldwide Canada works in cooperation with the International Ostomy Association in shipping products.


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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Ostomates Worldwide Canada (FOWC) will be held at the Delta Winnipeg Hotel, on Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm for the following purposes:

  • To receive the financial statements of the FOWC for the year ending December 31, 2015, together with the review of the year end.
  • To approve the Budget 2016 – 2017
  • To appoint an auditor for the 2016 year.
  • To approve the reports of the President and Shipping Director
  • To transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting.

Lorrie Pismenny – Secretary
Friends of Ostomates Worldwide (Canada)

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