For those who want to give back during the holiday season, it can be challenging to keep our efforts local and useful.
The premise of Helping With Furniture, a registered charity, is brilliantly simple. They take donated and discarded furniture and other items, including tables, chairs, linens, lamps, mirrors, chests of drawers, and all manner of other items, and deliver them to the homes of refugees, new immigrants, and low-income families in the Ottawa area, who otherwise lack the money or ability to get such furnishings.
Ottawa Therapy Dogs, a not-for-profit organization that provides animal-assisted therapy, will host 4 Dog Night: A Musical Dogumentary, on Saturday, November 26, at the Hellenic Centre.
Elliot is one of almost 500 Meals on Wheels volunteers who collectively donate around 2,000 hours of their time and deliver over 10,000 hot and frozen meals each month in Ottawa.
There’s a slew of volunteer opportunities in Ottawa – it’s possible to work with animals, children, and international aid, among others. If you can remember as far back as highschool, you might recall being forced to spend 40 whole entire precious teenage hours dedicating your time to one cause or another – an actual requirement […]
Next Saturday, November 17, the National Gallery of Canada will play host to the 4th annual Timeraiser night in Ottawa. For those who don’t know the project, Timeraiser is an art auction where, rather than bidding with cash, you bid with volunteer hours. Corporate sponsors chip in to pay fair market value for a work […]