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Benefits of Meaningful Youth Engagement: Helping them Thrive

YOUTH LEADERSHIP COUNCIL Benefits of Meaningful Youth Engagement: Helping them Thrive January 21, 2021 Written by the Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation The Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation wants to create a world of possibility. An environment that fosters positive growth and development through active play and social participation; a world that prioritizes physical and mental wellbeing; and promotes […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation provides $15,000 to the Nepean Rideau Osgoode Community Resource Centre The donation will enable the NROCRC to provide food security to families and teach them valuable healthy cooking skills through virtual cooking lessons. The funding will also provide after-school programming for young people in our community. December 17, 2020 Hear how […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation provides $25,000 to Their Opportunity Their Opportunity exists to support underserviced families with the means to enroll their children into local sports and recreation programs. A key portion of their program is hosting a unique Giveback Program where young people receiving funding are required to “pay it forward” within their community. […]

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Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation and Town of Arnprior officially open the Sullivan RINK of DREAMS at Legion Park

MEDIA RELEASE Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation and Town of Arnprior officially open the Sullivan RINK of DREAMS at Legion Park December 8, 2020 Writen by the Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation OTTAWA The Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation (@OGYF), in partnership with the Town of Arnprior, Sullivan and the Arnprior Optimist Club, cut the ribbon on the Sullivan RINK OF […]

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Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation grateful to ACART this #THANKYOUTHURSDAY

MEDIA RELEASE Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation grateful to ACART this #THANKYOUTHURSDAY December 3, 2020 Writen by the Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation OTTAWA The Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation (OGYF) has a lot to be grateful for this #THANKYOUTHURDAY, particularly Acart, an Ottawa based full-service advertising agency. When Al Albania, President of Acart, learned that the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club […]

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#GIVINGTUESDAY inspires the Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation to activate $400,000 in programming support with charities in Ottawa and Gatineau

MEDIA RELEASE #GIVINGTUESDAY inspires the Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation to activate $400,000 in programming support with charities in Ottawa and Gatineau December 1, 2020 Writen by the Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation OTTAWA The Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation (OGYF) announced today, on #GIVINGTUESDAY, that it intends to activate $400,000 in donations and/or programming support with charities in Ottawa and […]

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Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation adds to its leadership team with the appointment of Monique Washnuk as Director, Donor Engagement & Fundraising

MEDIA RELEASE Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation adds to its leadership team with the appointment of Monique Washnuk as Director, Donor Engagement & Fundraising. November 30, 2020 Writen by the Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation OTTAWA Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation (@OGYF) President and CEO, Danielle Robinson, announced today that Monique Washnuk has joined the charity as the Director of Donor […]

The Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation officially launched operations.

MEDIA RELEASE The Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation officially launched operations. Reaffirms commitment to supporting young people throughout the National Capital Region. October 28, 2020 Writen by the Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation OTTAWA The Ottawa-Gatineau Youth Foundation (OGYF) officially launched this morning at 8:15 a.m. with a 30-minute, power-packed, bilingual presentation, sponsored by Accora Village, featuring several prominent […]