Your Donation Makes A Difference.
Helping kids learn, dream, and achieve.
Our Giving Catalogue offers a variety of gifts for you to choose from that have immediate and measurable impacts, right here in your community. Your generous support of ONFE helps us reach students in all four Ottawa school boards.
Your donations are so valuable to ONFE. Discover how your gift could put a smile on a child’s face.
Each year, we place close to 1,500 volunteers in 150 Ottawa schools. These volunteers support Ottawa students in literacy, arts, languages, financial literacy and special education.
Throughout the school year, and even through winter, students grow plants from seed, and learn about plant life-cycles, nutrition, and entrepreneurship. Students even get to to eat the food they grow!
Approximately 15% of students in every Ottawa classroom have learning challenges, and may be at risk of falling behind their peers. Volunteers have a direct impact in Ottawa classrooms.
JA programs teach entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work readiness skills by giving students real-world tasks like goal-setting and building a personal budget.
Thanks to your generous donations, we:
serve 2.5 million breakfasts;
train 2,000 volunteers;
teach 2,000 children to grow their own food;
give free substance abuse support to 1,400 students;
teach 7,000 students about entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills.