Community Kudos

November 2016 Cool Kids & Community Kudos

Riley S.

Riley S. wanted to make their birthday extra special … by donating to the animals at the Ottawa Humane Society! What a wonderful way to celebrate, Riley!

Lily W.

Lily wanted to turn five years old in an extra special way … by helping Ottawa’s animals! This amazing youngster asked for donations to the animals in lieu of presents for their special day! Great work, Lily!

Anika N.

For her 11th birthday Anika asked for gifts to the animals in the care of the Ottawa Humane Society in lieu of gifts for herself! We think that is truly generous, Anika. Happy Birthday!

30482724932_53b9b278ab_zIsobelle L.

Isobelle celebrated her eight birthday by making a very special request — for her guests to donate to the Ottawa Humane Society in lieu of presents for herself. What a wonderful way to celebrate, Isobelle!

 

 

30482723082_43020265ea_zKayla T.

Kayla knows how to party like an animal for her birthday … she asked for donations to help the animals in the care of the OHS in lieu of gifts! Thank you and happy birthday Kayla!

 

 

30482719492_f298830dfd_zEvie O.

Little Evie O. didn’t let only being four-years-old stop her from being a champion to the animals. This wonderful young girl asked for donations in lieu of gifts to celebrate her special day. Happy birthday Evie!

 

 

Katelyn T.

Katelyn wanted to help the animals so she decided to hold a bake sale outside of her home in the month of August. This wonderful young lady baked and made crafts and sold them to passersby with some help from her friend Kaitlyn, all in support of the animals at the OHS! Way to go, Katelyn & Kaitlyn!

Anne L.

Anne L. wanted to help rescue animals so this lovely young lady made a sign indicating she was collecting donations in support of the Ottawa Humane Society and raised much needed funds to go towards OHS Rescue and Investigation Services officers. Way to go, Anne!

Don Wheeler

Celebrating a birthday is important at any age and sometimes adults like to ask for presents too! Like Don Wheeler, who decided to ask for his party guests to donate to the Ottawa Humane Society in lieu of gifts. Thanks Don!

Kayleigh & Ryan R.

Kayleigh and Ryan wanted to show some sibling solidarity and mutual love for Ottawa’s animals so these two amazing youngsters held a bake sale in support of the Ottawa Humane Society. They sifted, stirred and sprinkled their way to helping Ottawa’s animals! Thanks Kayleigh and Ryan!

Local Public Eatery

Local businesses are so important to our community and when they show their support for community charities everyone wins! LOCAL Public Eatery at Lansdowne decided to host a “doggy wash” fundraiser — giving dog baths in exchange for donations. The event was a HUGE success raising over $700. Way to go, LOCAL!

Matteo F.

Matteo decided that for his ninth birthday, instead of gifts, he would collect money to help animals in need. He chose to donate this money to the Ottawa Humane Society. Wow — what a special way to celebrate your birthday, Matteo! Thank you! Happy birthday from everyone at the OHS!

Owen O.

Owen wanted to help animals so this wonderful young man decided to hold a lemonade stand to raise funds in support of the OHS. What a great way to give back, Owen! Thank you for your fundraising efforts.

Taylor M.

Taylor M. knows the sweetest way to help the animals in the care of the OHS is by holding a bake sale! This master baker sold his treats at school and at home and raised much needed funds to help animals in need! Thanks Taylor!

30599655455_c5dd04fa21_z-1Rileigh C.

Rileigh decided to show her support for Ottawa’s animals by bringing a ton of donations for the animals in the care of the Ottawa Humane Society. What a great way to show you care, Rileigh!

 

 

30563015916_31e35d48ca_zSophie W.

Sophie wanted to help Ottawa’s animals in the sweetest way she could think of — by holding a lemonade stand at her mother’s chiropractic office, Arc of Life. This amazing young lady served up a tall glass of giving and donated the funds raised to support the Ottawa Humane Society!

 

Jane Kelly and the team at City of Ottawa Social Services

For the second year in a row the amazing team at the City of Ottawa Social Services department, led by Jane Kelly, hosted their annual “Amazing Race” fundraiser. This incredible team of colleagues raised a whopping $630 in support of the animals at the OHS. Way to go Social Services!

 

30482716762_676c74a79b_zMakayla & Ethan G.

How do two siblings have fun AND help Ottawa’s animals? If you ask Maykala and Ethan G. they would tell you by making rainbow loom bracelets, necklaces and keychains and selling them around their neighborhood to raise funds in support of the animals at the OHS. What a crafty way to help Ottawa’s animals!

 

Lilly & Alexis W.

30482696782_7124f4e737_z-1What’s the best way to serve up a tall glass of support for Ottawa’s animals? Hold a lemonade stand and raise funds in support of Ottawa’s animals! That’s what siblings Lilly and Alexis W. did, selling lemonade, bottles of water and muffins to their neighbors all in support of the OHS. How sweet!

 

 

 

30511353771_42924b2fea_z-1Kyra L.

Kyra L. wanted to celebrate her birthday in the most purr-fect way she could think of … by asking for donations in support of the kitties at the Ottawa Humane Society in lieu of birthday presents for herself. What a generous way to celebrate your special day, Kyra! Happy birthday from everyone at the OHS!

 

 

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Riley S.

Riley asked for donations in support of the animals at the Ottawa Humane Society in lieu of gifts for their most recent birthday. What a generous way to celebrate, Riley! Happy birthday from everyone at the OHS!

 

 

 

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Daphne C.

Daphne C. wanted to help the animals at the shelter so she chose to give a donation in the form of toys, treats, litter and bedding. She even decorated the box she delivered them in — how creative! What a great way to show you care, Daphne.

 

Tanner C.

Tanner has made a lifelong commitment to the animals … and he’s only one-year-old! This wonderful youngster and his generous parents have decided that Tanner will ask for donations in (partial) lieu of gifts for the rest of his birthdays. What a purr-fect way to celebrate!

 

 

30759640575_0fec89554d_zMadison F.

Madison knows art has no rules and giving has no limits because this wonderful young artist held her second annual art show and donated all the proceeds to the animals at the Ottawa Humane Society. This young lady turns her works of art into a masterpiece of giving back! Thank you Madison!

 

Community Event Resources

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Events we cannot support

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  • selling coupon books or cards on your behalf
  • events that require OHS financing
  • events with a high risk of injury

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