Volunteer to Start Something
What if every child finished high school, went to college or university, got a job and gave back to our community? Wouldn't that be something?

Ways to volunteer
Help Support Our Next Event
There is no more important investment we can make than in helping our nation's children realize and share their full potential

Ways to donate
Current News & Events

Big Speakers spring 2014 poster

Olympian Gilmore Junio, Michael “Pinball” Clemons and Senator Jacques Demers speaking on April 2, 2014 On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa (BBBSO) will host its next speaker series at the Ottawa Convention Centre beginning at 09:00 and ending at noon. The event will feature Olympian Gilmore Junio, Michael “Pinball” Clemons and Senator Jacques Demers.
Tim Hortons Bowl for Kids' Sake Annual CampaignExternal link On Tuesday, February 25, 2014, hundreds of Ottawans will gather at the Walkley Bowling Centre in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa (BBBSO) for the annual Tim Hortons Bowl for Kids’ Sake campaign to help raise money for 1,000 children in our community.
BBBSO Speaker Event featured in MetroExternal link "CBC Dragon, Ottawa billionaire help launch Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraiser"
Arlene Dickinson and Sir Terence Matthews Speaking in support of BBBSOExternal link On Thursday, December 5, 2013, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa is hosting a speaker series event at The Ottawa Convention Centre featuring Arlene Dickinson, and Sir Terence Matthews.

Featured Supporters


See all our supporters...


Witnessing the transformation of a child into a confident young person is a remarkable thing.