As National Volunteer Week comes to an end, ONFE continues to celebrate some of the amazing volunteers working to make a positive impact in our communities by fueling kids and igniting learning. 1. Tell us a little bit about yourself…  I grew up in New-Brunswick, but I decided at 25 years old to move from the…

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Karen Ho

This week ONFE celebrates National Volunteer Week by placing a spotlight on some of the volunteers making a change in our community. Meet Karen Ho, a volunteer with our Volunteers in Education program. 1.     Tell us a little bit about yourself…  I am a fourth year psychology student at the University of Ottawa, from Toronto, Ontario. During…

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ONFE celebrates National Volunteer Week by highlighting some of the amazing volunteers doing great work in our community. Meet Christine Leblanc, volunteer with our School Breakfast Program. 1. Tell us a little bit about yourself.   I was born in Toronto, went to high school in Timmins, came to Ottawa for university and forgot to leave. Recently I…

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As part of the National Volunteer Week celebration, ONFE is placing the spotlight on a few volunteers creating change in our community by fueling kids and igniting learning. 1. Tell us a little bit about yourself… Hi, I’m Terrin. Since a young age, I have found my myself perpetually amazed by flight and this has led me…

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In celebration of National Volunteer Week, ONFE is highlighting some of the volunteers doing amazing work within our communities to fuel and ignite learning. 1. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I am a recent graduate from the University of Ottawa, where I completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting. I was born in Nairobi, Kenya…

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In honor of National Volunteer Week, ONFE is highlighting some of the amazing volunteers working with our programs to help make a difference in our community. In this blog we’d like to give the opportunity to get to know Amy Grochot, a volunteer with our JA Ottawa program. 1) Tell us a little bit about…

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Watch JA Ottawa make history, with our first-ever pitch competition!  We invite you to attend JA Ottawa’s pitch competition, Pitch It to Win It! on Saturday May 1st, 2021, 12:00-2:45PM EDT.  JA Ottawa students will pitch their companies to a panel of judges, competing to see who has the best pitch! Learn about all the companies that will be presenting here.…

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Recently, one of ONFE’s own was recognized with a Faces Ottawa Award. Ashley Richer, ONFE’s Advancement Manager, was voted Ottawa’s Fundraising/Philanthropic Professional of 2021! We’re so proud to have her on our team. In this blog we’d like to give you a chance to get to know Ashley. 1) Tell us a bit about yourself.…

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Jim Watson

Sparks flew March 1st to 5th as ONFE hosted Café Spark, a virtual event benefiting the School Breakfast Program. Café Spark was created in celebration of 30 successful years of supporting kids from grades K-12 with over 35 million nutritious meals, helping them to start the school day on equal footing with their peers. ONFE…

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