CityKidz Ottawa

CityKidz is transforming the lives of children in Ottawa. Join us today.

Why we Need Your Help


children are living in poverty.


of all people living in poverty are children in families.


of children under the age of 6 are living in poverty if their mother is a single parent.


is the percentage of someone’s income which is required to cover the average rent on a bachelor apartment if that person is working full-time for the minimum wage.

We’re just getting started.


We visited over 80 children each week to connect and build relationships with our kids and families.


An average of 50 children attended our dynamic Saturday program.


Christmas gifts were delivered to kids and families who were in need.

CityKidz Ottawa has already begun making an impact. And all of us are committed to doing more: to instilling values; to inspiring BIG dreams; and to achieving a long-lasting impact. In order to improve the lives of children in Ottawa, and to fulfill both our mission and vision, we need your help!


Although it’s given freely, the time our volunteers spend with children is priceless!

Give us your time and we will give you the time of your life! Volunteer with CityKidz today.

Take on a route of your own or help one of our team members visit children each week in their homes.

Some things you just have to experience for yourself and CityKidz is one of them!

Local Ottawa Sponsors

As a community-based organization, CityKidz depends on the support of these amazing businesses and organizations who are with us every step of the way.