Many employers will match your donations to registered charities like Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa (BBBSO). In addition, some employers will donate to charities you volunteer. Benevity is a platform many employers use (Apple, RBC, TD and more!) where employees can make donations, which are then matched by their employer. BBBSO is a registered charity with Benevity.
Please contact your Human Resources department for information on your company policy, and if you have any questions for us, please contact Erin Helmer, Director of Development via email firstname.lastname@example.org or (613) 247 – 4776 ext. 319.
UNITED WAY DESIGNATION
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa is a proud community partner of the United Way of East Ontario. By designating your United Way donation to BBBSO, you will be supporting young people in your own community. Contact your local United Way for details.
FUNDRAISE FOR BBBSO
Fundraising in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa is a great way to get your family, friends, colleagues, and community involved in making a BIG difference in the lives of local young people. The possibilities are endless! Celebrate birthdays and milestones, host a bake sale or garage sale, have a “dress down” day at work, or choose BBBSO as the charity of choice for your golf tournament, event or holiday party.
Create your own fundraising page in minutes, by selecting the button below, or contact Erin Helmer, Director of Development via email email@example.com or (613) 247 – 4776 ext. 319.
TICKETS AND IN-KIND DONATIONS
Your gift of tickets can provide activities for our matches to enjoy together, and offer new experiences to our youth.
We also accept in-kind gifts for youth engagement prizes, our holiday hamper program, helping families in need, and auction items for our fundraising events.
Examples of In-Kind donations we accept are:
- Tickets to events, activities, and summer camps
- Gift cards (grocery, retail, clothing, restaurant, coffee shop and spa services)
- Gift baskets
- New books, toys, games, electronics
- Unique one-of-a-kind experiences
- Business Services: design, print, translation, and consulting to offset the administrative costs of BBBSO
We also accept gently used clothing, shoes, accessories, textiles and linens through our Clothes For Kids’ Sake program.
To make an in-kind donation or to learn more, please contact Erin Helmer, Director of Development via email firstname.lastname@example.org or (613) 247 – 4776 ext. 319.