Stories & News

Storytelling is a huge part of how we show our supporters the tangible difference their donations make in the lives of real, local people.

Take a look at our latest news, impact stories, and more.

With the support of United Way, Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa is launching new mentorship programming aimed specifically at 2SLGBTQ+ communities.
We are better off, as a region, when we pull together to affirm the experiences of 2SLGBTQ+ individuals and bolster their rights. Read our guest op-ed from Capital Pride and discover why it’s so important to be "All Together Now" in 2022.
GenNext Advocate Ayah Beydoun sits down with Adam Janes of Volunteer Ottawa to learn about and share his perspective on how volunteering has evolved in our region.
The “EO” in GenNext EO means making an impact across East Ontario—in Prescott-Russell, Ottawa, Lanark and Renfrew Counties. Learn more about how we’re supporting our pals in rural communities by recognizing and celebrating what makes them unique.
Meet Omar Al-Dib, a recent United Way East Ontario Community Builder Award recipient and young philanthropist that's making our communities better for everyone.
Young people need improved social, educational and financial supports, and easier access to them, in order to curb East Ontario’s rising unemployment rate for residents aged 15 to 24.

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