More than 25,000 tickets distributed across Ottawa creating thousands of memories.


We give kids a smile by giving them an opportunity to safely explore the world around them.


Reaching deserving kids through partnerships with 113 child-serving agencies.

Donate your unused tickets


Have tickets you can’t use? Call or email Kids Up Front before the event and we’ll do the rest!

We get your gift in the hands of kids through our unique partnerships with community agencies.

They put the tickets in the hands of deserving kids and their families who have an unforgettable experience together.

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Our Supporters

Kids Up Front is able to make a difference in the lives of the children in our community with the help of all of our supporters.
We partner with:
Community agencies who help us get donated tickets in to the hands of deserving children;
Community supporters who help us to set up incredible experiences for the children;
Financial sponsors who help us with a range of things from obtaining tickets to putting on spectacular events.

Our Partner Agencies

Carlington Community Health Centre
Emily Murphy Non-Profit Housing
Morrison Gardens – OCH Community House
Odawa Native Friendship Centre
Banff Avenue – OCH Community House
Kemptville Youth Centre
Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization – Youth Program
Odawa Education Program – Alternative High School
Lowertown Community Resource Centre
Caldwell Family Centre
Crossroads Children’s Mental Health Centre
A New Day Youth and Adult Services
Debra Dynes Family House
Catholic Centre for Immigrants – Matching Program
Glen Cairn Public School
Nepean, Rideau, Osgoode, Community Resource Centre
Ottawa Karen Youth Centre
Dr. F. J. McDonald Catholic School
Brockville Police Services – Community Safety Office
Aids Committee of Ottawa

Our Proud Supporters

Ottawa 67’s
uOttawa GeeGees
Julianna Banana Bake with Me
Ottawa School of Theatre
Ottawa Academy of Martial Arts
Chef’s Paradise
Ottawa Redblacks
Pirate Life Adventures
Export Development Canada
Ottawa Aces
Ontario Philharmonic
A Company of Fools
Ottawa Art Gallery
Beyond Van Gogh
Touchwood PR
Ottawa Blackjacks
Optimum Talent
Elevate Ultimate
Calian Group Ltd.

Coast-to-coast Impact

Tickets Donated

Since 2002, Kids Up Front has transformed more than 2 million unused tickets into incredible experiences for deserving kids across Canada.

Community Partners

We distribute them through our partnership with more than 600 child-serving agencies, to a great variety of deserving kids. 

Ticket Value

During close to 20 years, we have donated tickets worth more than $50 million of impact in our communities. 

Become a Volunteer

Kids Up Front has rewarding opportunities available for anyone who wants to get involved and support our charity through volunteering.

We are always in need of volunteers to help run events, fundraisers, sell 50-50's, be the host at a suite, and more! If you love being in the centre of the action, contact us today!