"Bringing nature indoors to healthcare facilities"

About Us

The FORGET FOR A MOMENT FOUNDATION, based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, is a registered charity founded in 2012. We collect funds to finance, build, and ensure a part of the ongoing maintenance of natural structures located in health care facilities.

Our Story

The FORGET FOR A MOMENT FOUNDATION grew out of a desire to give sick children and their parents or caregivers a natural, healthy and delightful mosaïculture garden or a living wall that would attract, and distract, children, giving them a momentary break from their fear, pain and stress.

Our New Project

We are in discussions with hospitals in the Ottawa-Gatineau area to build a living wall in a waiting room of one of their facilities, preferably in a children’s hospital.

Examples of living walls and mosaïcultures

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© Gilles Proulx, image courtesy of Mosaïcultures Internationales de Montréal

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Giraffe Topiaries – Image courtesy of Topiary Joe

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Living Wall – Image courtesy of Aqua Design Group Inc.

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Project Dawn to Dusk – SAP “Image courtesy of GREEN OVER GREY – LIVING WALLS AND DESIGN INC

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One Kids Place – Image courtesy of Nedlaw Living Walls Inc.

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Image courtesy of MITCHELL ARCHITECTS INC.

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Tropical Rainforest at ING Direct Vancouver – Image courtesy of GREEN OVER GREY – LIVING WALLS AND DESIGN INC.

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