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Yoga For Kids' Sake 2015

Grab your yoga mats and come out for a one-hour session of yoga in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa (BBBSO).

*Beginners are welcome and the event is open to all ages
*Yoga sessions will be led by certified instructors
*Win great prizes
*Choose from the following beautiful outdoor locations:

Rideau Hall, 1 Sussex Drive
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sunday, July 26, 2015

Vincent Massey Park
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The yoga sessions are FREE, however, we are asking participants to gather pledges online on behalf of BBBSO.

For more information or to register online, please visit: http://YFKS.kintera.org/Ottawa or email bbbso.ca.

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Heritage Garden Party


Join us for an art sale and silent auction in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County. The event is fully catered with live entertainment.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Renfrew County is Officially Open


We are excited to announce the official opening of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Renfrew County (BBBSRC).

Big Shout Out and Annual General Meeting


BBBSO's Big Shout Out is a special annual reception and awards ceremony recognizing our volunteers and celebrating of our mentoring relationships, which is followed by our annual general meeting. This year, the event took place at The Chamber at Ben Franklin Place on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Thank you to everyone who attended and congratulations again to all of the award recipients.

Bowl For Kids' Sake 2015


Bowl For Kids' Sake (BFKS) is our largest, annual campaign which provides funding to support our youth mentoring programs. Our donors and supporters are key participants in making a real difference in the lives of the children who benefit from these programs. This year, we surpassed our goal of $50,000 and are currently sitting at $53,000 with more donations still arriving. Thank you to all the sponsors, participants, donors and volunteers who made this event a success.



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