DEBRA DYNES FAMILY HOUSE
Debra Dynes Family House is a tiny but impactful multiservice community resource in arguably our city’s most vulnerable community. The organization is committed to providing essential services such as access to their foodbank and baby cupboard, restricted computer access, and referrals and crisis assistance to their families.
WHY DOES DEBRA DYNES FAMILY HOUSE NEED OUR SUPPORT AT THIS TIME?
- During the COVID-19 crisis their food and essential needs service has jumped from 1700 to 3500 recipients per week during the pandemic.
Established to focus on philanthropic efforts in the local community, the foundation has raised $4.8 million in support of 51 local charities.
A recipient of the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Ottawa Chapter Outstanding Philanthropic Group in 2018. In 2020 ODBF is proud to support Ottawa Food Bank, Debra Dynes Family House, Carefor Health & Community Services, Ausome Ottawa, Canadian Ski Patrol, Camp Ooch, St. Luke’s Table, St Joe’s Women’s Centre, A New Day Youth and Adult Services, Children at Risk.