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

Register and raise $125 by February 13th = 1 draw entry for a Godiva Chocolate gift basket!

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 

Conversation Club: Friendship and Confidence


Check out this great blog post about Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Ottawa's Conversation Club Program. A United Way funded project that gives newcomer youth the opportunity to take part in a unique mentoring program.

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.

Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

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