Holiday Giving Campaign

“I want a Big Brother so I have someone to hang out and have fun with.” – Jack, age 10 What if you could make a meaningful difference in a child’s life this holiday season? My name is Alexandre and I’m a former Little Brother. This holiday season, I can’t think of a more important […]

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Recipient of United Way’s All That Kids Can Be Community Builder of the Year Award

On May 31, 2018, BBBSO was awarded with the All That Kids Can Be Award at United Way Ottawa’s 2018 Community Builder of the Year Awards. We are grateful to have been recognized as making a difference to kids in the Ottawa community and for being honoured with such a prestigious award. United Way kindly […]

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Shupri’s Speech

This is my story; I was adopted before I was even a month old from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I never thought anything bad about being adopted until I started school. I would wake up, brush my teeth, get dressed, style my hair, eat breakfast, and then get a ride to school. But when I got there, […]

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Sheila’s Story

I asked my son: if we won the lottery and could go anywhere in the world where would that be? When my son, Justin was 8 he was matched to a big brother named Luke Wells. The two of them were so like, it sometimes gave me deja vu as to what my son would […]

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Big Sister Mentor of the Year

By Kendra Hoskin At the recent annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa (BBBSO) volunteer recognition event, Cathy was awarded Big Sister Mentor of the Year. She was presented with a certificate which she proudly framed and hung on her wall in her home office. “I don’t usually hang certificates but this one means a […]

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