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Registration is now open! Please click here to register your team today. 

Register before January 31st = 1 draw entry for 2 tickets to an Ottawa Senators game and 2 $25.00 off coupons for Jack Astor's Bar and Grill. 

Raise $125* = 1 draw entry for an iPad mini

Raise $250* = 1 draw entry for 2 tickets to the 2017 Juno Awards

Raise $500* = 1 draw entry for 2 tickets for a 52" flat screen TV

Raise $1000* = 1 draw entry for 2 guests to enjoy spa treatments at the Pillar and Post or Prince of Wales Hotel, plus traditional afternoon tea (at the Prince of Wales Hotel) or lunch (offered at any Vintage Hotels property)

Questions? Please contact bbbso.ca 

Clothing Drives in Your Community


Big Brothers Big Sisters will be hosting Clothes for Kids' Sake Drives over the Fall and Winter seasons in communities close to you. You are encouraged to drop off your gently used clothing and shoes to a location close to you.

Be You


Morguard, one of North America's major real estate and property management companies teamed up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada to implement the Be You campaign. BBBSO raised $595 in donations through the sale t-shirts and bracelets through Be You events.

The BIG Purple Bin


Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa is embarking on a new fundraising initiative that is anticipated to be a key contributor to sustainable and consistent funding for all our programs that support children and youth in Ottawa.

Happy Holidays from our Littles


For the third year in a row, our Littles enjoyed a BIG holiday celebration. We want to say a BIg thank-you to Swift Delivery Systems for sending presents for each Little.

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