They are a Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit* youth-led organization that affirms and supports the experiences of youth across Ontario. They do this by: providing anonymous peer support and referrals; training youth to provide support; and providing resources so youth can make informed decisions. More information on this worthwhile cause can be found on their website.
Ottawa Slut Walk is run by the Purple Sisters. The Purple Sisters Youth Advisory works to increase awareness of young women’s issues in the community. Issues such as abuse, inequalities in the workplace, legal systems and schools systems are not new, but they are still significant. While progress has been made, we must continue the […]
They are an organization run for and by local sex workers. Our mission is to assist sex workers in our efforts to live and work with safety and dignity. They are founded on the belief that in order to improve their circumstances, sex workers must control their own lives and destinies. More information on this […]
Minwaashin Lodge. They are an Indigenous Women’s Support Centre that provides a range of programs and services to First Nations, Inuit and Métis women and children (regardless of status) who are survivors of domestic and other forms of violence, and who may also be suffering the effects of the residential school system. All programs and […]
They grow and collect nutritious, local produce for clients served by Ottawa Food Bank member agencies across the national capital region. In 2016, the program distributed a total 138,641 lbs of fresh produce! Over 90,000 lbs of which they grew themselves! More information on this worthwhile cause can be found on their website.
The Ten Oaks Project is a charitable, volunteer-driven organization that engages and connects children and youth from LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, queer) families, identities, and communities. They offer two annual camp programs to children and youth: Camp Ten Oaks (ages 8-17) and Project Acorn (ages 16-24). They’re also in the process of developing […]
They’re an essential and invaluable service that provides a range of services and information for people to make healthy decisions about their health, bodies and relationships. Education, counselling, information, and referral services are provided in a safe environment, free of judgment. More information on this worthwhile cause can be found on their website.
Adopt Me Cat Rescue is a registered charity. They are a small rescue with caring volunteers who foster and help with fundraising. They do this for our love of animals and the need to make a difference in the lives of these cats and the loving people who adopt them. Their rescues are vet checked, […]
The Ottawa Pet Rat Rescue is the first charity that I partnered with in order to make buttons for a cause. They are near and dear to my heart: I fostered and adopted from them and have benefited from so many ratty kisses! Ottawa Pet Rat Rescue (OPRats) is a registered, non-profit organization working to […]
Sit With Me is near and dear to my heart: I foster for them and have been nothing but blown away by their willingness to step in when no one else will and save dogs with no other options. Established in 2012, Sit With Me is an Ontario-based rescue who strongly believes that shelter dogs […]