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2019 Polar Plunge Makes a Splash for Special Olympics

The Ottawa Police Service and Special Olympics Ontario are pleased to announce this year’s fundraising for the annual Polar Plunge reached $22,250! Over 100 plungers braved the chilly temperature and wind chill to take the plunge into a tank of

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650 People Will Brave The Cold Tonight To Raise Money For Youth Services Ottawa

Tonight, about 650 people (half of them students) will be sleeping outside at TD Place to raise money for Ottawa area Youth.  Founded in 1960, the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa (YSB) is one of the largest and most comprehensive

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Fresh Fries Family Fundraiser

Bob’s Fresh Cut Fries in Merrickville will be throwing a family fundraiser in honor of their Aunt Carole on Saturday October 13th at 11am. I don’t personally know Aunt Carole but in some ways I feel like I do.  Don’t

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The Merb’ys Are Back!

A stunningly popular calendar of burly, bearded ‘mermen’ posing against scenic Newfoundland backdrops for charity is back for a second year. The 2018 ‘merb’ys’ calendar — drawing its name from ‘mermaid’ and the Newfoundland moniker for ‘buddy’ — became a

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GoFundMe Page Set Up For Barrhaven Family Who Lost Everything In Blaze

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help a family of six left homeless by a fire in Barrhaven Thursday. Crews spent over an hour fighting the fire that left three townhomes uninhabitable on Claridge Drive. According to the

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Bark Your Way To The Horses

Anyone who knows me knows I’m a complete and utter sucker when it comes to animals, of all kinds.  So if there is a fundraiser for one, I’ll be the one to tell you all about it. BARK has always

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Fundraiser For Thirteen Strings

You’re invited to a Fundraiser for Thirteen Strings!   A little wine, a little music, a little auction in Sandy Hill!     The Thirteen Strings Fundraiser will be held at All Saints Space on 10 Blackburn Avenue in Sandy

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Glebe Spring Fling Fundraiser

The Glebe Spring Fling fundraiser for the Glebe Co-operative Nursery School is on May 13th! Children and their families are invited to this fun-filled party with a BBQ, Snow Cones, Crafts and Games, Bouncy Castle Face Painting and more. In

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The Ride For A.B.I.

  On Saturday, April 29th, join the Knights of Inferno Fire Fighters Motorcycle Club, the Canadian Motorcycle Cruisers of Renfrew, and the Wheel Brothers Motorcycle Riding Club will be holding a motorcycle ride in support of those with A.B.I. (Acquired

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Carefor Desserts Fundraiser

  On Saturday, April 8th, chefs from all sorts of local restaurants, catering companies, and bakeries will be creating the best, most exquisite desserts — for you!     Carefor Desserts offers a day of events! Starting at 11am at the

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Arc En Ciel Interfashion Show

Arc En Ciel Interfashion is part fashion show, part international fundraiser!   This event started by Daniel Eji is a multicultural experience, where visitors will be able to attend different shows according to their tastes.   This fundraising event shows off the

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7th Annual Acoustics For Cancer Music Fundraiser

Don’t miss the 7th annual Acoustics For Cancer Music Fundraiser at Live on Elgin featuring Danielle Allard, Sarah Scriver & Goodnight Boy in support of the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation’s Maplesoft Centre. Saturday, Nov. 12th, 2016 Doors open at 8:30 PM. For Tickets

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Raise The Roof Fundraiser Concert

An evening of pop, comtemporary Christian and gospel music featuring Gracenote, Holy Redeemer Choir and the Hallelujah Gospel Chorus in aid of the parish Syrian refugee families. Free will offering and youth group bake sale . Info at 613-592-6959 or

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CN Cycle For CHEO

Childhood cancer is rare, yet every year at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) there are approximately 75 new diagnoses. The children, youth and families who are confronted with a cancer diagnosis rely on the staff at CHEO to

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