Agency Spotlight – Kemptville Youth Centre.

Kemptville Youth Centre (KYC) is a non-profit organization that is all about YOUTH! Kemptville Youth Centre works to provide and engage the youth of their community with opportunities to participate in positive and active life choices through mentoring, social and knowledge-based activities to encourage personal growth. Kemptville is a small community outside Ottawa and the Centre have been huge…

Agency Spotlight – Gifts-In-Kind (Rideau Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre)

Gifts-in-Kind is a program out of the Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Service Centre. They work with private donors, businesses, government agencies and community organizations to donate material goods to those who need it (ex. surplus office supplies or furniture, new clothing, etc.). The Gifts-in-Kind program fits perfectly with what Kids Up Front’s mandate which is why we feel…

Volunteers Needed!

Kids Up Front Ottawa has had another fantastic year of local programming development. Our team has successfully redistributed over 10,000 event tickets to deserving children and youth in Ottawa, and we’re hoping you want to join the team.  We are growing our KUFF KREW – a volunteer program that offers the perfect mix of continued…

Agency Spotlight – Emily Murphy Non-Profit Housing Corporation.

Emily Murphy Non-Profit Housing Corporation is a housing support service that works in a community of single parents, including youth who are parenting, and they provide support and affordable housing to those living in Blackburn-Hamlet area of Ottawa. Emily Murphy Non-Profit Housing provides onsite support for those living in this community, from informal counselling/drop in…

Chartwells Champions Day!

What a day! Chartwells Champions Day took place on July 16th at TD Place. Chartwells and Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group invited us to get together 100 Kids to take part in a fun filled afternoon on the field. With Ottawa Redblacks and Fury players, and the Redblacks Cheer team, all the Kids got to take part in football, soccer…

Ottawa RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest 2019!

July means one thing in this City – It’s Bluesfest season! RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest is the yearly festival that hits Ottawa every summer. This year the festival celebrated its 25th anniversary! The lineup included acts like Eric Church, The Killers, Kygo, Alexisonfire, Kane Brown, Snoop Dogg, and none other than the Backstreet Boys who closed out the festival.  …

Agency Spotlight – Confederation Court Community House

This week in our Agency Spotlight, we want to highlight one of our community house partnerships – Confederation Court Community House.  Starting in 1968, Confederation Court provides place-based programs, social services and community engagement opportunities directly in the heart of their community. Confederation Court is a part of Ottawa Community Housing, which we are currently partnered…

Agency Spotlight – Children At Risk!

Children at Risk is a charitable organization that works to provide services to families who have children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Children At Risk works towards three main goals; increasing public awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorders and provide support to families, advocate for families at a municipal, provincial and national level, as well as creates…