Here you’ll find all ONFE events, from fundraising to third party events to volunteer training. For more information on any event, please click on the event title.

If you’d like to organize a third party event or sponsor an event to benefit ONFE, please contact Mitch Miller (

For more information on volunteer orientation and training offered by our Ottawa Volunteers in Education program, click here.

Latest Past Events

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Villa Lucia Supper Club 3430 Carling Avenue, Ottawa

“It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” adapted by Joe Landry 'It’s A Wonderful Life’ is based on the story, ‘The Greatest Gift’ by Philip Van Doren Stern from the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra, and Jo Swerling. Buy Tickets Performances on: Friday, December 10 - 7-9:00 PM Saturday, December 11...

Excellence in Literacy Foundation Volunteer Training – March 10th

Literacy is hope. Literacy is freedom. Literacy is a human right, not a luxury item. The Canadian Centre for Learning anticipates that by 2032, Ottawa will have the highest increase in illiteracy (80%!) on our country. This increase will occur along socioeconomic lines. The Excellence in Literacy Foundation (ELF) has the answer to this challenge....

Volunteer Orientation – Feb 25th, 2020

Feb 25th @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm - CONFED Centre, 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm, Rm 13. Volunteer orientation is mandatory for all new volunteers assisting in OCDSB schools. Register here!