Communities are at the heart of everything we do.
So, naturally, it's where we choose to give back.









Mary Taggart with Arden McAlpin, recipient of the Taggart Parkes Foundation Scholarship award to a student nurse, honoured at this years Canadian Nursing Federation Gala. 
From Mary: “I was honoured to be able to present Arden with her award” 
@maryktaggart @arden_faye @thecnf 
#nurse #nurses #nursing #nursingeducation #nursingresearch #communitycomesfirst #community #taggartparkesfoundation

Mary Taggart with Arden McAlpin, recipient of the Taggart Parkes Foundation Scholarship award to a student nurse, honoured at this years Canadian Nursing Federation Gala. From Mary: “I was honoured to be able to present Arden with her award” @maryktaggart @arden_faye @thecnf #nurse #nurses #nursing #nursingeducation #nursingresearch #communitycomesfirst #community #taggartparkesfoundation

We love building communities for families to call home , but getting a card from the children at the school beside 1140 Wellington is amazing! #thankyou #communitycomesfirst

We love building communities for families to call home , but getting a card from the children at the school beside 1140 Wellington is amazing! #thankyou #communitycomesfirst

Touring the brand new @cheohospital surgical unit - we’re proud to have supported “Project Stitch” congratulations to all involved! #communitycomesfirst #MyOttawa

Touring the brand new @cheohospital surgical unit - we’re proud to have supported “Project Stitch” congratulations to all involved! #communitycomesfirst #MyOttawa

Huge thank you to Clearwater Clinical for dropping off 20 shoeboxes for @shoeboxproject - what a great city we live in – thank you to everybody who is helping make a difference in the lives of women living in shelters this holiday season.

Huge thank you to Clearwater Clinical for dropping off 20 shoeboxes for @shoeboxproject - what a great city we live in – thank you to everybody who is helping make a difference in the lives of women living in shelters this holiday season.

Join us in helping women living in shelters by supporting The Shoebox Project – learn more by visiting: http://tamarackhomes.com/shoe-box

Join us in helping women living in shelters by supporting The Shoebox Project – learn more by visiting: http://tamarackhomes.com/shoe-box

Proud to sponsor a boat for the Petrie Island Canoe Club.

Proud to sponsor a boat for the Petrie Island Canoe Club.

Proud to be a part of the new Salus residence on Clementine

Proud to be a part of the new Salus residence on Clementine

Proud to support @cheohospital #cheotreesofhope - visit @fairmontlaurier to see them in person!

Proud to support @cheohospital #cheotreesofhope - visit @fairmontlaurier to see them in person!

Join us in helping women living in shelters by supporting the Shoebox project - fill a shoebox up with up to $50 of little luxuries to be delivered to women experiencing homelessness in our community. You can drop your shoebox off at any Tamarack sales centre, design centre and our head office until December 16. #shoeboxproject #justgivelove

Join us in helping women living in shelters by supporting the Shoebox project - fill a shoebox up with up to $50 of little luxuries to be delivered to women experiencing homelessness in our community. You can drop your shoebox off at any Tamarack sales centre, design centre and our head office until December 16. #shoeboxproject #justgivelove

The Taggart Parkes Foundation is pleased to be a sponsor for the holiday pop-up shop on this year's Homes for the Holidays tour in support of Hospice Care Ottawa. Tour 8 exquisite homes decorated for the season and stop by the pop-up shop and gingerbread village! #ottawaevents #ottawa #holidays

The Taggart Parkes Foundation is pleased to be a sponsor for the holiday pop-up shop on this year's Homes for the Holidays tour in support of Hospice Care Ottawa. Tour 8 exquisite homes decorated for the season and stop by the pop-up shop and gingerbread village! #ottawaevents #ottawa #holidays

Tremendous support last night for @christielakekids at their #clkgala2016 - proud to be involved with this great community organization!

Tremendous support last night for @christielakekids at their #clkgala2016 - proud to be involved with this great community organization!

Proud to be honoured at this year's Raising the Roof Gala at Villa Marconi #CommunityComesFirst

Proud to be honoured at this year's Raising the Roof Gala at Villa Marconi #CommunityComesFirst





We are committed to giving back to the communities in which we have lived and worked for three generations.









We are committed to giving back to the communities in which we have lived and worked for three generations.






The Taggart Parkes Foundation is a non-profit, family-run organization that is committed to giving back to the communities in which we have lived and worked for three generations. Our focus is on building relationships with local organizations, with a particular emphasis on improving health care services, supporting and empowering at-risk youth, and fostering healthy communities

Contact Us

3187 Albion Rd. South
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1V 8Y3

Email: info@communitycomesfirst.ca
Tel: 613-739-2919
Fax: 613-739-7334