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Youth Services Bureau

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

Children’s Aid Foundation of Ottawa

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:

Helping With Furniture

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

Na’amat Ottawa

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.
Na’amat’s objectives

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Andy Church
Pulling people into ODBF fundraising events is a simple and fun way to pay-it-forward. I take great pride in motivating others to step up and join in on the annual Charity Cup Races. It's my favorite festival!
Sandy Foote
I love fundraising for the community through the ODBF.  The monies go to charities that help people who live here to have a better quality of life.  To me it is a great way to give back.
Richard Martin
I have come to know many good people who regularly get together to build friendships through paddling and community work. This is the Ottawa dragon boat family.
Amanda Weatherdon
There’s no better feeling then being able to help raise money for the community I live in and being able to compete against all the teams who enjoy and appreciate the sport as much as I do.
Marie-Frederike Scott
Thanks to the Dragon Boat Foundation, the kids of Ottawa and Gatineau have the opportunity to come to our camp in Quyon. We are really grateful and thankful for the Foundation. These funds will allow more kids in the region to come to the camp and participate in our activities like the leadership and youth development programs. We really appreciate everything and thank them very much.