Every day, in every part of the city, as young people face difficult choices and life-changing events, the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa (YSB) supports them and their families. Since 1960, YSB has assisted tens of thousands of young people to find jobs, return to school, learn life skills, find
The Tim Horton Children’s Foundation is dedicated to fostering within our children the quest for a brighter future. A Foundation camp experience provides programs to help children from economically disadvantaged homes develop lifelong skills. For these children, opportunities and environments that promote their growth into healthy individuals are often limited.
The Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation Community Fund works to encourage and create positive social change, supporting the significant work of charities and the immediate needs in the community. The ODBF Community Fund provides charities an opportunity to apply for funding throughout the year under the categories of community health, community
The Canadian Ski Patrol (CSP) is comprised of more than 5,000 volunteers from coast to coast to coast in Canada in 59 zones and nine divisions. Over the past two decades, the Canadian Ski Patrol services have extended beyond the ski hill to offer first aid/medical support, and full medical team
The OICC is a not for profit regional centre of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Their centre of innovation and excellence has provided integrative, whole person, healthcare services and education to people in the Ottawa Region since November 2011. The OICC has served nearly 2000 people living with or
Dragons for all is a recreational dragon boat program for adults with developmental disabilities. With the Rideau Canoe Club, they are able to provide an opportunity to participate in the joy of dragon boating. All sessions are held at the Rideau Canoe Club and include all necessary equipment.
The Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa (BGCO) has served the Ottawa community since 1923, reaching out to 4,500 children and youth each year through after-school, weekend and summer programs that build self-esteem and help to develop stronger social skills.
BGCO is dedicated to providing a safe, supportive place where
The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region is one the largest and oldest charities in Canada. The YMCA, established in 1867 and the YWCA, established in 1892, have served this community with distinction and passion, developing and introducing services and programs vital to the quality of life of the men,
The Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation (ODBF) proudly supports Ecology Ottawa with a $1,000 donation as part of the ODBF’s ongoing support of Ecology Ottawa’s Tree Ottawa campaign! These funds will go toward the distribution of trees to be planted throughout the National Capital Region.
“Our partnership with Ecology Ottawa helps
Na’amat Ottawa which stands for Organization of Working Women and Volunteers, is a registered charitable organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of women, children and families of all backgrounds. Na’amat has served in Canada since 1925, and today they have over 800 members across the country.
Helping with Furniture (HWF)’s mission is to furnish homes with comfort, hope, and dignity by delivering gently used furniture and household items to those in the Ottawa area who are restarting their lives because of situations of hardship. HWF was founded in 2005 by two Ottawa women (Nathalie Maione and
The Children’s Aid Foundation of Ottawa (CAFO) Camp for Kids Program – provides children and youth with a week-long summer camp experience. Children attend various camps across the region (i.e. YMCA camps, City of Ottawa camps, Camp Smitty).
Camp for Kids Outcomes for children and youth include the following: