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ATTENTION! Star Wars: the Force Awakens Update

Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa (BBBSO) regrets to inform you that due to circumstances beyond our control we have cancelled the private Star Wars screenings on December 17th, 2015 at both Cineplex locations.

We appreciate the support of our loyal community, and hope to bring you more amazing events in the future.

The 2015 Luxury Hot Tub Raffle

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa and Chinook Hot Tubs & Saunas presents the 2015 Hot Tub Raffle, valued at over $10, 235.00.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please click HERE.

Host a Holiday Party with BBBSO


This holiday season, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa is inviting you to host a holiday party in support of youth mentoring programs here at BBBSO. We've made it extremely simple for you! Help Start Something Big this Holiday Season.

BBBSO & Giving Tuesday


Support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa on GivingTuesday! Taking place Tuesday December 1st, 2015, it is a global day of giving. GivingTuesday is a movement for everyone who wants to give something back.

Malhotra Foundation's Annual Share Party


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa would like to Thank The Malhotra Foundation for selecting us as the recipient of their annual Share Party.

BBBSO & Indigo


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa has just launched a new initiative with Indigo and their give back online FUNdraiser. If you or someone you know loves to read, this is perfect gift idea!




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