Community Kudos

Community Kudos

Thank you to all of our wonderful OHS supporters!

Thank you to the individuals, companies, groups and associations who have organized a community event or activity to raise money for Ottawa’s animals. 

Whether big or small, private or public, the effort and passion that you put into each and every event is appreciated and has a positive impact on the lives of the animals we care for.

March 2021 Community Kudos

Aaron

On top of making a generous donation, this super kid also ran a bottle drive to collect money for the animals. Thank you so much, Aaron, for your hard work and incredible gift.

The Merry Dairy

This meow-tastic group is selling cards by Francie – Creatures of Habit-at and is donating 100% of the proceeds to support Ottawa’s animals. Thank you for your generous support!

Abigail, Savannah, Clare and Mikey

These amazing kids held a “pay what you can” garage and bake sale in loving memory of their furry friend, Mocha, who passed away a year ago. Thank you for your generous gift, you are Humane Heroes!

St. Peter High School

The school held a “Jean Day” and donated the proceeds to support Ottawa’s homeless animals. Thank you for your kind gift!

February 2021 Community Kudos

Lilyana

This cool cat loves animals and when she learned how her grandmother was helping homeless animals by making monthly contributions, she was inspired to help them too. Lilyana rushed to her piggybank and donated the money she saved to give animals a second chance. Thank you, Lilyana!

David

This wonderful six-year old sold pictures to friends and family and donated the proceeds to support the vulnerable animals in his community. Thank you, David, for being a Humane Hero!

Jack

A big thank you to Jack for supporting the animals in his community. You are a Humane Hero!

January 2021 Community Kudos

Work Me In

Thank you so much to the members of Work Me In for organizing two charity classes over the holidays for the Ottawa Humane Society! You are all Humane Heroes!

Maddie

This paw-riffic 10-year-old entrepreneur raised $300 for the OHS selling tie-dye masks that she made herself. She donated the proceeds in memory of her dog, Lucky. Thank you so much, Maddie, for your heart-warming support!

Claire and Véronique

These cool cats made paper hearts with kind messages to sell, and donated the proceeds to support Ottawa’s animals. A big thank you to Claire and Véronique for having such kind hearts!

Sky

Sky is a meow-tastic birthday girl! In lieu of birthday gifts, she hosted an online birthday fundraiser to help homeless animals in her community. Thank you, Sky, for being a Humane Hero!

December 2020 Community Kudos

Santa Claus Pub Crawl

Thank you to the members of Santa Claus Pub Crawl for hosting a virtual event and donating the proceeds to help the animals. You are Humane Heroes!

Michelle and Kids

A big thank you to Michelle and her kids! They sold hot chocolate and goodies on their front lawn and raised $270 to help the animals in their community. Thank you for this generous gift!

Daniel

On his birthday, this cool cat asked for donations to the animals in lieu of gifts. Thank you so much, Daniel, for being so generous on your special day!

Bon Appetit

A big thank you to Bon Appetit for donating the money they raised for their community project to help homeless animals. We are so lucky to have you as part of our community!

Robin

Thank you so much Robin for organizing a virtual relay over the summer and choosing the Ottawa Humane Society as one of your two charities to donate the proceeds. We greatly appreciate your support.

November 2020 Community Kudos

MacGowan’s Christmas Tree Farm

The MacGowan’s held a fundraiser at their farm collecting donations and giving a portion of their sales to help the animals in their community. Thank you so much for your generous support.

David and Firaol

As a school project, these two cool cats sold t-shirts and donated the proceeds to help vulnerable animals in their community. Thank you, David and Firaol, for being Humane Heroes!

Ding Dong Bark

These entrepreneurs, Maks and Zala, own a business selling dog biscuits with their taste tester, Ozzy. A portion of the profit goes to their local animal shelters, including the Ottawa Humane Society. Thank you, Maks, Zala and Ozzy, for making a difference in the lives of animals.

October 2020 Community Kudos

St. Stephen Catholic School

The students held a bake sale and donated the proceeds to help the animals. Thank you being Humane Heroes!

Yael

A big thank you to Yael for making beaded mask chains and giving the funds to the animals. You are a Humane Hero!

Alexandra

A thank you to Alexandra for donating her allowance and collecting money from her family. You make a difference in the lives of animals!

Novatech

Members of Novatech held a Halloween fundraiser to help the animals in their community. Thank you for your generous donation!

Silvermex

Thank you Silvermex for your ongoing support in donating part of your proceeds to the animals. You are a Humane Hero!

September 2020 Community Kudos

Amira, Alina and Jacob

A big thank you to these trio for organizing a bake sale in memory of their dog, Jack. You are Humane Heroes!

Carter and Dylan

These two talented artists sold their spin art paintings and gave the proceeds to the animals. Thank you for making a difference!

Jordan

This cool cat collected money and dropped off her donation on Day of Giving to get it tripled matched by our sponsor and anonymous donor. Thank you, Jordan, your gift has gone three times as far to help the animals.

Colin, Keith, Evelyn and Malcom

This group of heroes made a donation to the Ottawa Humane Society to make an impact on the lives of vulnerable animals. Thank you so much for your generous gift.

Pet Valu

Their fundraising event was cancelled due to the pandemic. Instead, they made a donation for every food bag sold. Thank you so much for your generous support to the animals.

Robert’s Grade 6 Class

Robert’s grade 6 class worked very hard to raise money for their year-end school trip. Due to the pandemic, their trip was cancelled. The group decided to donate their hard earnings to help the animals in their community. Thank you for your kind gift!

Holy Trinity Catholic High School

The school collected donations for their “dress down” event and gave the proceeds to help homeless animals. Thank you so much for your gift!

August 2020 Community Kudos

Doreen

Doreen wrote a book and gave part of the proceeds to the animals. Thank you so much for your generous donation!

St. Francis Xavier High School

The school hosted a Charity Bazaar and donated the proceeds to help vulnerable animals. Thank you so much for being Humane Heroes!

Marshalls

Thank you to Marshalls for collecting donations to help the animals in their community! You are making a difference in the lives of animals. Thank you!

Jamie

This cool cat collected donations at their neighborhood garage sale and gave the proceeds to the animals. Thank you, Jamie, for being so generous!

July 2020 Community Kudos

Kathy

Kathy won a 50/50 draw and donated the proceeds to the Ottawa Humane Society in hopes to help animals in need. Thank you, Kathy, for your generous gift.

Manor Park Public School

The school donated their fundraising money to help the animals in their community. Thank you for being so generous!

Crwys

This cool cat hosted a backyard ultra 53.6K run in two days and collected donations from his peers. Thank you, Crwys, for being a Humane Hero!

Linda, Ava, Zoe and Emma

Linda hosted a lemonade stand in her neighbourhood to raise money for the animals. A special thanks from Linda to her neighbours for contributing to the cause and a big thank you to Ava, Zoe and Emma for helping her with the stand.

Sunnyside Family Retreat

The members hosted a charity weekend event and collected donations to help the animals in their community. Thank you for being amazing Humane Heroes!

June 2020 Community Kudos

Samuel

This nine-year-old creative writer sold some of his comics on Etsy and donated a portion of the proceeds to help the animals. Thank you, Samuel, for being a Humane Hero!

Kiera

Kiera did a school fundraising project and choose to give the proceeds to help the animals. Thank you, Kiera, for your generous gift!

St. Emily Catholic School

The grade 6 class worked really hard to raise money for their year-end class trip which was cancelled due to COVID-19. They decided to donate the funds instead, hoping to help a lot of animals. Thank you, students, for making a difference in the lives of animals.

May 2020 Community Kudos

Ben and Blake

As part of a school project, Ben and Blake collected bottles and donations and donated the proceeds to help vulnerable animals in their community. Thank you, Ben and Blake, for being Humane Heroes!

Brooke

This cool pup donated some of her birthday money to help the animals in our care. Thank you, Brooke, for being so kind on your special day.

April 2020 Community Kudos

Benjamin

This 10-year-old collected his allowance for the past several months. He wanted to help take care of all of the animals and ensure they have home. Benjamin wanted to make sure they had a roof, food and someone to play with them. Thank you, Benjamin, for being a Humane Hero!

Max and Julie

These two cool cats won a virtual trivia game. The prize was a donation to a local business of their choice and they chose the Ottawa Humane Society. Thank you, Max and Julie, for your wonderful support!

March 2020 Community Kudos

Alice

This 10-year-old came by the Ottawa Humane Society and made a generous donation. Thank you, Alice, for being so kind!

Hannah, Emily and Mylanka

These are three friends who shoveled driveways over the winter, did a bottle drive, completed chores and collected donations to give to the animals. Thank you, girls, for being Humane Heroes!

Payton

This awesome birthday girl asked for gifts in lieu of presents to help the animals. Thank you, Payton, for thinking of the animals on your special day!

Maya-Eva

In honour of her dog Minna, Maya-Eva donated her birthday money to help the homeless animals in her community. Thank you, Maya-Eva, you are making a difference in the lives of animals!

Elizabeth Wyn Wood Secondary Alternate Program

The school hosted a youth block party for the young creatives in their school. The proceeds were collected to give to the Ottawa Humane Society to help the animals. Thank you so much!

Darin

This generous 13-year-old made a donation to the Ottawa Humane Society to help the animals in their community. Thank you, Darin, for being so generous!

Catrina

For her ninth birthday, Catrina wanted people to make a donation to the Ottawa Humane Society in lieu of gifts. Thank you, Catrina, for thinking of the animals on your special day!

Chloe

Chloe requested donations for the OHS in lieu of birthday gifts for her ninth birthday. Thank you, Chloe, for being so generous on your special day!

Sharon

For her birthday, Sharon made a request to her friends and family to make a donation in lieu of gifts. Thank you, Sharon, for being so kind on your special day!

February 2020 Community Kudos

Ella

Ella wanted to help her local animal shelter and choose to donate to the Ottawa Humane Society. Thank you, Ella, for being so kind!

Hagan

This cool cat wanted to help homeless animals and made a donation to the Ottawa Humane Society. Thank you, Hagan!

Jessica

For her 12th birthday, Jessica asked for money to give to the Ottawa Humane Society in lieu of birthday gifts. Thank you, Jessica, for being so generous on your special day!

Georgia

This 10-year-old decided to sell cupcakes at a ringette tournament. Thank you for your wonderful support!

Noah

Noah is a proud supporter of the Ottawa Humane Society. For his 12th birthday, he again asked for donations in lieu of gifts to help vulnerable animals. Thank you, Noah, for being a Humane Hero!

Sophie

For her 10th birthday, Sophie asked her guests to give donations to the animals in lieu of gifts. Thank you, Sophie, for being so kind!

Abby

Abby came for a visit to the Ottawa Humane Society and made a donation to help the homeless animals of her community. Thank you, Abby!

January 2020 Community Kudos

Colin, Evelyn and Malcom

These three heroes wanted to donate their piggy bank savings to the animals in memory of their puppy Sprocket. Thank you for being generous Humane Heroes!

Isabel

This cool cat ran a lemonade stand and donated her own money to help the animals in her community. Thank you!

Severn Avenue Public School

The staff and students held a fundraiser to help homeless animals. Thank you for thinking of Ottawa’s animals!

Jade and Will

These two decided to donate their Christmas money to support vulnerable animals. Thank you, Jade and Will, for being so generous!

Oak Meadows Pet Resort

To help the animals, the resort held a Christmas basket raffle and donated the proceeds to the Ottawa Humane Society. Thank you for being wonderful members of our community!

Natasha

For her seventh birthday, Natasha held a party and collected donations from her guests to give to the animals. Thank you for thinking of Ottawa’s animals on your special day!

Riya

For her class project, Riya held a bake sale and choose to donate the proceeds to help Ottawa’s animals. Thank you, Riya, for your kind gift!

Mike

This talented friend of Ottawa’s animals donated a percentage of his Christmas music sales during the holidays. Thank you for being so generous!

December 2019 Community Kudos

Sophie

In memory of her dog, Samson, Sophie donated cat treats and a leash hoping it would brighten up the day. Yes it did, Sophie! Thank you so much for being a Humane Hero.

Kenta and Lily

This two generous kids donated their allowances to the animals. Thank you for being so generous!

Mason

This cool cat made a donation to help the animals find their forever home. Thank you, Mason, for being a Humane Hero!

Business Control

A big thank you to this group who held a donation event in the office and raised cash and supplies to help support the animals.

Olivia and Emily

These two cool cats donated stockings full of cat and dog toys. Thank you for spreading holiday cheer!

Bronwyn and Wilhelmina

These siblings wanted to make a donation to help the animals they love and care for. Thank you for being so generous!

Rachel

For her retirement, Rachel requested donations to the animals instead of gifts. Thank you for thinking of the animals!

Delphie

In lieu of gifts, Delphie collected donations during her 11th birthday party. Thank you for being so generous, especially on your special day!

Jilly and Robin

For her birthday, Jilly asked her friend, Robin, to make a donation to the Ottawa Humane Society. Robin was happy to help the animals that they care so much about. Thank you for being Humane Heroes!

Anna and Ashley

These sweet girls donated gift cards to the OHS to help support the animals, volunteers and staff. Thank you for your generous gifts.

Amanda

Amanda made a donation to the OHS to help homeless animals. Thank you for being so generous!

Glen Cairn Public School

The students raised funds to support the animals in their community. Thank you for being Humane Heroes!

Avery

Avery came by the Ottawa Humane Society to donate toys and treats for the animals. Thank you, Avery!

Sara

This 10-year-old made a donation to help the animals. Thank you, Sara, for being so thoughtful!

Alia

This caring nine-year-old took money out of her own bank account to make a generous donation to the animals. Thank you, Alia!

Charlotte

This birthday girl asked for donations in lieu of gifts. Thank you for thinking of the animals, Charlotte, especially on your special day!

Isabel and Diego

These two kids held a bake sale to raise money for the animals. You are both Humane Heroes!

Keiran

This three-year-old came to visit the animals and made a donation of leashes, scratch pads, food and treats. Thank you for your kind generosity!

Ben

Kudos to Ben for donating his birthday money and his allowance savings to help the animals in his community. Thank you, Ben, for being a Humane Hero!

Ottawa Bingoland

During their Annual Senior Dinner, a collection tray was passed around during the event to raise money for the animals. Thank you for being amazing members of our community!

Caleb

This eight-year-old made a donation towards the care of cats. Thank you for being a Humane Hero!

Sophie

As part of her eighth birthday, Sophie requested that her friends donate money to the Ottawa Humane Society. Thank you, Sophie, for thinking of the animals on your special day!

Chelsea

This generous girl made chocolate bars into snowmen. She donated half of the proceeds to the Ottawa Humane Society to support the animals’ medical needs. Thank you, Chelsea, for being a Humane Hero!

Canterbury High School

The school’s dance department, represented by Rebecca and Jessica, made a donation to the Ottawa Humane Society for the greatest needs to help the animals. Thank you!

Wynn

This cool cat made a donation to support the animals. Thank you for being a Humane Hero!

 

November 2019 Community Kudos

Zoe, Annika and Simon

This trio donated money to help the animals in their community. Thank you for being Humane Heroes!

Raphael

Raphael collected money on their eighth birthday to help vulnerable animals. Thank you so much for being so thoughtful!

Alexandre

This cool cat came to visit the Ottawa Humane Society to learn more about what we do and how we help the animals. Alexandre wanted to help and made a donation to support the animals. Thank you for visiting us and helping the animals!

Adam

Adam worked very hard over the summer doing yard work and donated the proceeds to help homeless animals. Thank you, Adam, for all of your hard work to help the animals!

Genna

This cool cat donated the proceeds of her yard sale to help the animals. Thank you, Genna, for your generous gift!

Estelle

For her sixth birthday, this cool cat donated her birthday money and collected items in lieu of gifts. Thank you, Estelle, for thinking of the animals on your special day!

Max

For his birthday, Max collected money and donated it to help the animals. Thank you, Max, for being a Humane Hero!

Emerson

Emerson raised money on his ninth birthday to help support Ottawa’s animals. Thank you, Emerson, for being so generous!

Aurélie

On her 9th birthday, Aurélie raised money for Ottawa’s homeless animals. Thank you for your kind gift!

Claudia

For her birthday, Claudia held a 50/50 draw and donated the proceeds. Thank you for thinking of the animals on your special day!

Marcus

This cool cat made a generous donation while dropping off his holiday ornament for the Ottawa Humane Society holiday tree. Thank you, Marcus, happy holidays!

Anna

Anna made a donation to the animals for her seventh birthday. Thank you for thinking of the animals on your special day!

Emily

This 10-year-old make a very generous donation towards medicine for animals. Thank you, Emily, for being so kind!

Michaela

In lieu of gifts, Michaela asked for donations to help support the vulnerable animals in her community. Thank you for being a hero!

October 2019 Community Kudos

Emma

For Emma’s birthday, she asked her parents to make a donation. Thank you, Emma, for helping the animals!

Griffin

For Griffin’s birthday, he wanted friends and family to make a donation to help homeless animals. Thank you, Griffin, for being so kind!

Claira

Claira wanted to help animals so she completed errands to collect money. Thank you, Claira, for working so hard to help support the animals.

Isaac

For his ninth birthday, Isaac asked for donations to help animals in lieu of gifts. Thank you for being so generous on your special day!

St. Benedict Catholic School

This school had a “dress down” campaign and donated the funds to the Ottawa Humane Society to help Ottawa’s animals. Thank you for being Humane Heroes!

Sophie

This generous 12-year-old raised money for the animals. Thank you, Sophie, for being a Humane Hero!

Alexa, Acadia and Taylor

This trio held a bake sale in their community. They made cookies and walked around the neighbourhood to sell them and collect money. They wanted to ensure the animals have good food and toys before they find their forever home. Thank you Alexa, Acadia and Taylor for being incredible members of the community!

Will

For his eighth birthday, Will wanted his birthday money to go to the animals because he loves them so much! Thank you, Will, for being so generous on your special day.

Lilly, Grace and Ethan

These three kit kats ran a lemonade stand to raise money for the Ottawa Humane Society to support the homeless animals. Thank you, kids, for being Humane Heroes!

September 2019 Community Kudos

Ella, Sophie and Anna

These three cool cats ran a lemonade stand to help the animals. What amazing kids!

Rowan and Owen

These two kids held a 50/50 draw and gave the proceeds to the animals. Thank you for being so thoughtful!

Evan

This birthday boy collected money during his party and donated the money to the animals. Thank you for being so generous, Evan!

Lyla and Paisley

These two amazing kids ran a lemonade stand to help the animals. A big thank you for your generous support!

Talia

On her ninth birthday, Talia made a donation to the animals. Thank you for thinking of the animals on your special day!

Tavian

Tavian dropped off dog toys — thank you for being so generous, Tavian!

August 2019 Community Kudos

Alterna Savings

Alterna hosted their annual summer BBQ. This year, they chose to donate the money they raised to the Ottawa Humane Society in support of Ottawa’s homeless animals. Thank you for being heroes!

Noah

For Noah’s seventh birthday, he raised money to help the animals. On top of that, his mother designed jewellery and sold pieces at a party. Noah got to select the charity the proceeds went to and choose the Ottawa Humane Society. Thank you, Noah, for being an amazing Humane Hero!

Emma

This six-year-old came by the Ottawa Humane Society to donate toys for all the cats and dogs in the shelter. Thank you very much for your kind donations!

Lily

Lily decided to make a donation to the Ottawa Humane Society to help the animals. Thank you, Lily, for being an incredible member of our community!

Olivia, Mia and Lorenzo

These siblings and cousin decided to sell lemonade in their neighbourhood and donated the money to support Ottawa’s vulnerable animals. Thank you!

Dane and Raechel

These two lovebirds collected donations at their wedding. Thank you for thinking of Ottawa’s animals on your special day!

Bridgette

This little three-year-old girl collects nickels and donates them to charity. Thank you, Bridgette, for being a Humane Hero!

St. Daniel School

The grade 3 class of St. Daniel School raised money selling fruit kabobs on Tasty Tuesdays. Thank you for being an amazing part of the community!

Callie

Callie came to visit and dropped off toys and food for the animals. Thank you for being so generous!

Cara and Erin

These nine-year-old kids raised funds through a special occasion and gave the proceeds to help vulnerable animals. Thank you for being so generous!

Hazel, Mia and Naomi

These three cool cats wanted to help the animals and decided to host a bake sale in their neighbourhood. Thank you so much for all of your hard work!

Anika

For her 13th birthday, Anika collected donations to help the animals. Happy birthday, Anika, and thank you for your kind gift!

Emily Powell

This nine-year-old ran a lemonade stand in her neighbourhood and donated the proceeds to support the animals we all love and care for. Thank you, Emily!

Soha

For their ninth birthday, Soha raised money to help homeless animals. Thank you, Soha!

Ava and Alivia

These two kids raised funds through a lemonade stand in support of Ottawa’s vulnerable animals. Thank you, girls, for being Humane Heroes!

Eliane

Eliane had her birthday at the Ottawa Humane Society and collected donations to help the animals in our care. Thank you, Eliane, for being generous on your special day!

Marie-Ève

This cool cat and her friend ran a bake sale at their local community’s family fun event. They donated the proceeds to help the animals we all care for. Thank you, kids, for being amazing Humane Heroes!

Kodi

On his 12th birthday, Kodi asked for donations in lieu of gifts. Kudos to you for being an awesome Humane Hero!

Shortened Tale Productions

At their recent family play, this crew collected donations to help support homeless animals. Thank you!

Mikaela, Alexis and Blake

These three cousins wanted to make a donation to go where it’s most needed and they choose to help the animals. Thank you for being so generous!

Josephine and Gilbert

For their ninth birthday, Josephine and Gilbert asked their guests for donations to help the animals in lieu of gifts. Thank you for being Humane Heroes!

Inan

For their fifth birthday, Inan made a donation to the Ottawa Humane Society to help the animals in their community. Thank you, Inan, for thinking of the animals on your special day!

Rebecca

Rebecca decided to run a lemonade stand and donated the proceeds to help the animals. Thank you for being a Humane Hero!

July 2019 Community Kudos

Tessa and Abby

These grade 5 students raised money through a lemonade stand and a garage sale for the animals at the Ottawa Humane Society. Thank you, girls, for being amazing Humane Heroes to the animals!

Kahlan, Owen, Bennett and Elsa

A big thank you to these four friends for selling lemonade and freezies and donating the proceeds to the animals. You are generous Humane Heroes!

Valérie and Caitlin

These two gals ran a lemonade stand with cookies to raise money for the Ottawa Humane Society. Thank you, girls, for being so generous!

Catrina

This amazing eight-year-old ran a lemonade stand and donated half the proceeds to help the animals. Thank you, Catrina, for being so generous.

Evangeline

This incredible nine-year-old collected money in lieu of gifts for her birthday so she could donate it to the Ottawa Humane Society. Thank you, Evangeline!

St. Marguerite d’Youville Catholic School

The students and faculty of the school held a fundraiser at the school to raise money for the animals in our community. Thank you!

Leila, Lilianna and Macell

These three kids had a bake sale and raised money for Ottawa’s animals. Thank you for being Humane Heroes!

Marielle

This generous girl donated her birthday money to help the animals in her community. Thank you, Marielle, for being so generous!

Callan

Callan celebrated their eighth birthday and donated the money to the vulnerable animals. Thank you for being a Humane Hero!

Alastair

This incredible 10-year-old ran a lemonade stand to help the animals, thank you!

Olivia and Benjamin

These two cool cats held a lemonade stand and sold homemade cookies and cupcakes. Thank you!

Eva and Annabelle

For the third year in a row, Eva and Annabelle asked their friends and family to bring money or items in lieu of birthday presents. Thank you, girls, for your ongoing support and being heroes!

Tony and Titia

These two kids sold freezies and lemonade and donated the proceeds to help the animals. Thank you for being Humane Heroes!

Bicycle Craft Brewery

Thank you to the members of Bicycle Craft Brewery for hosting a Dog Day event and donating the funds to support the animals we all love and care for.

Alice

For her birthday, Alice collected donations to help the animals in our community! Thank you for being a Humane Hero!

Maisie and Clark

These cool cats ran a lemonade stand and donated the proceeds to the animals. Thank you for being Humane Heroes!

Hailey and Brooke

For their ninth and seventh birthday, these siblings collected donations to the OHS in lieu of gifts. Thank you, Hailey and Brooke, for being so generous on your special days.

June 2019 Community Kudos

Chelsea

This 11-year-old and her mom put money in the jar every day during Lent season in returned of doing some housework. Thank you for being amazing Humane Heroes!

Kieran

This cool cat donated their birthday money to help Ottawa’s vulnerable animals.

Henry

This amazing eight-year-old asked for donations to the Ottawa Humane Society for his birthday instead of getting gifts. Such a generous heart!

Ella

For the seventh year in a row, Ella had a donation birthday party and asked her friends and family for donations to the Ottawa Humane Society. Happy 12th birthday Ella, thank you for being a Humane Hero!

Abby and Lily

These two paw-rific girls ran a lemonade stand and donated the money to help the animals.

Isabelle

This 12-year-old raised money on her birthday and donated the funds to help the animals. Happy birthday, Isabelle, thank you for being a hero!

Jonathan

This cool kid donated money to help Ottawa’s homeless animals. Thank you, Jonathan!

École élémentaire catholique George-Étienne-Cartier

A big thank you to the grade 5 students! They sold books and gave some of the proceeds to the Ottawa Humane Society. Thank you for being amazing Humane Heroes for the animals!

Marcus

For his 10th birthday, Marcus requested donations in lieu of gifts so he could take advantage of a matching gift campaign and have his donation go twice as far. Thank you for helping the animals!

Anisha

For her 12th birthday, Anisha raised money to help Ottawa’s animals and asked her family to donate to her birthday cause. Thank you, Anisha, for being so generous.

Java and Iona

These two cool cats donated the proceeds from their lemonade stand and wanted the money to help the animals. Thank you, Java and Iona, for being amazing Humane Heroes for the animals.

Declan

Declan donated half his birthday money so he could make a difference in the lives of Ottawa’s animals. Happy birthday, Declan, thank you for being so generous!

Lee Hayes VOX Community Choir

A big thank you to the members of Lee Hayes Vox Community Choir. This is their 15th year holding a fundraising concert for the Ottawa Humane Society and we hope it won’t be the last. Thank you for your on-going support, you are Humane Heroes!

Westwind Public School

Thank you to the students at WestWind Public School. They held several fundraisers and donated the proceeds to help Ottawa’s animals. Thank you for being generous kids!

Elmdale Public School

Two generous grade 4 girls created a club called “Operation Save the Dogs”. They raised awareness on the important works of animal shelters and shone a light on industries that treat dogs poorly. Through baking and selling treats, they raised money to help Ottawa’s vulnerable animals. Thank you girls for being humane heroes!

Jennifer and Kevin

In lieu of wedding gifts, these newlyweds requested donations to help support homeless animals. Congratulations and thank you for making animals part of your joyful day.

Madigon

This cool cat had their birthday at the Ottawa Humane Society and collected donations for the animals in lieu of gifts. Thank you, Madigon, for being a Humane Hero to the animals!

Maggie, Molly and Laura

These three heroes ran a lemonade stand to raise money for the animals we all love and care for. Thank you Maxwell, Molly and Laura for being Humane Heroes!

Maxwell, Mackenzie and Marcy

A big thank you to Maxwell and Mackenzie for setting up a lemonade stand during a garage sale and raising $100. Their pal, Marcy, matched their donation and together gave $200 to the animals. What amazing heroes!

Beatrice and Isabelle

These two gal pals sold cookies and animal treats at their school to raise money for homeless animals. Thank you, girls, for being incredible Humane Heroes!

Marcello

For their sixth birthday, Marcello hosted a 50/50 raffle at their party and donated the funds to the animals. Thank you, Marcello!

Yael

This amazing eight-year-old ran a lemonade stand and donated the proceeds to help Ottawa’s animals. What a wonderful Humane Hero!

Rockcliffe Park Public School

Grade 4 and 5 classes held a bake sale at their school to raise money for the vulnerable animals. Thank you, students, for being an incredible members of our community!

Hugh

This generous 12-year-old Humane Hero collected donations from his friends and donated it to help the animals in his community. Thank you, Hugh, for being so generous.

Sophie and Kaely

These gals raised money for the Ottawa Humane Society at their school. We are so grateful that Sophie and Kaely share our love of animals and their welfare. Thank you, girls, for being Humane Heroes!

Maggie, Ainsley and Sofia

These three kids sold lemonade, cookies and bath bombs at their stand. The money they raised was donated to help the homeless and vulnerable animals in their community. Thank you for being Humane Heroes!

Avery and Beatrix

These nine-year-old kids raised money to help the animals. Ensuring they have the loving care and support needed to find their forever homes. Thank you Avery and Beatrix for being generous Humane Heroes!

Marcus

For his 10th birthday, Marcus asked for money in lieu of gifts so he could make a donation to help the animals in his community. Thank you, Marcus, for being so generous on your special day!

Barres and Wheels Stittsville Community Ride

A big thank you to everyone who participated in the Barres and Wheels Stittsville Community Ride and helped raise money for vulnerable animals in our community. You are all Humane Heroes!

St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic School

Kindergarten and grade 5 students raised money for the animals through various initiatives all school year. Thank you for being amazing Humane Heroes!

Simply Nailogical Inc

Thank you to the team at Simply Nailogical. They had a Summer Cat Shirt Campaign and donated the funds to help homeless animals in their community. You are Humane Heroes!

Kyra and Keira

These 10-year-olds held a fundraiser at their school called animolympiques. The money they collected from the students and their families was donated to help Ottawa’s vulnerable animals. Thank you, girls, for being Humane Heroes!

Audrey

For their 11th birthday party, Audrey celebrated at the Ottawa Humane Society and raised money to help the animals we all love and care for. Thank you, Audrey, for being so generous.

May 2019 Community Kudos

Parker and Rahul

A big thank you to these friends for choosing the Ottawa Humane Society as the charity for their school project and help raise money to support the animals. You are guardian angels!

Peyton

This master chef did a bake sale for her school project and donated the proceeds to help her local furry friends in need. Thank you for being a hero!

Markus

This talented 11-year-old crafted bracelets for his school project. He sold the bracelets for a dollar and donated the proceeds to Ottawa’s animals. Thank you for being a hero!

Rockcliffe Park Public School

Thank you students at the Rockcliffe Park Public School for hosting an Easter Fundraiser and collecting donations for the animals. We are so lucky to have you as part of our community!

Haunted Walk

Thank you to all our friends at Haunted Walk for collecting donations at your Easter Fundraiser program and donating the proceeds to support Ottawa’s vulnerable animals. You are truly Humane Heroes!

Rayn

This 11-year-old entrepreneur makes allergy and medical alert bracelets. In the month of April, he donated 10 per cent of his sales to the Ottawa Humane Society. Thank you, Rayn, for giving animals a bright future!

Chapman Mills Public School

A big thank you to the members of Chapman Mills Public School and hosting a fundraiser to collect donations and help the animals in need.

Christina

This Humane Hero asked her friends and family to donate to the OHS in lieu of birthday gifts. WOW! This is so very kind of you, Christina, Thank you so much for your generosity.

Jayda

This young lady donated all of her birthday money to Ottawa’s animals! This was such a generous and kind thing to do. Thank you for your support, Jayda!

Ruby

This cool cat donated all of her birthday money to the OHS to care for the animals. We are so grateful for your support, Ruby. Thank you so very much.

Iman

This cool kid ran a lemonade stand and donated all of the proceeds to Ottawa’s animals. Thank you, Iman, for helping the animals, they are so lucky to have you by their side.

Cameron

This Humane Hero sold snacks at a school sale and donated all of the proceeds to Ottawa’s animals! This was super kind of you, Cameron. Thank you so much for your support!

Zaviar

This Humane Hero chose to raise money for the Ottawa Humane Society through a school project. Thank you so much for thinking about Ottawa’s animals, Zavier.

Savannah

This Humane Hero asked her friends and family to donate to the Ottawa Humane Society in lieu of bringing birthday gifts for her 9th birthday. Thank you so very much, Savannah, for this very kind gesture. The animals are lucky to have your support.

Jasmine and Laura

This Humane Hero duo hosted a fundraiser for the animals in the care of the Ottawa Humane Society. Thank you so much ladies, for your support, the animals are so lucky to have you on their team!

Reid and Noah

These cool kids did a school project and they chose to raise money for Ottawa’s animals. Thank you so much, boys, for all your hard work.

Sébastien

This Humane Hero donated half of his birthday money to Ottawa’s animals! Thank you so much for your generosity and kind heart, the animals are so lucky to have your support!

Christopher and Robbie

These cool cats sold cookies door to door for a school project and donated all of the proceeds to the animals in the care of the Ottawa Humane Society! Thank you so much for all of your hard work, boys, we truly appreciate you.

Emma

This young lady collected donations at her ninth birthday party in lieu of asking for presents. WOW! This was super kind of you, Emma, thank you so much for thinking about Ottawa’s animals!

Izabella

This cool cat donated money to the OHS that she collected at her ninth birthday instead of asking for gifts. Thank you so much, Izabella, for doing this for the animals. We really appreciate it.

Dorian

This Humane Hero donated money collected from a garage sale selling old toys, books, etc. This was a school project and Dorian could choose to support any charity she wanted. The animals are so lucky to have your support!

Elmwood School

This school held their Fry Skating Party and collected $1344.30 to help support Ottawa’s homeless animals. Thank you for being generous heroes and amazing members of the community.

Helping PAWS Patrol

This group of kindergarten class did fundraising throughout the school year and donated the proceeds to help the animals in their community. Thank you, Helping PAWS Patrol!

Canadian Resident Matching Service Social Committee

The members of this social committee raised money to support Ottawa’s animals. Thank you for being Humane Heroes!

Crwys

A big shout out to Crwys for collecting funds throughout his series of events; snowshoe racing, marathon, ultra-races, backyard ultra-race, etc. Thank you for your generous support.

TPG Technology Consulting

A thank you to the members of TPG for collecting funds at their annual Spring Reception to help support Ottawa’s homeless animals.

Lady Evelyn Alternative School

These amazing students collected donations from their Entrepreneur Charity and donated the funds to help Ottawa’s animals. Thank you for your generosity.

Holy Trinity Catholic High School

A grade 10 class chose to make donations to help the vulnerable animals in their community. Thank you for being a heroes!

April 2019 Community Kudos

Christ Church Bells Corners

A big thank you to the members of Christ Church Bells Corners, thank you for choosing to help the animals as part of your mission and contributions.

Ottawa Foundation for Wellness

This group and its members held an event and chose to support Ottawa’s animals! Thank you for being heroes.

The Guy With The Dog Real Estate Group

A big thank you to Sean and his team for hosting a movie event. We appreciate the time and effort it took to collect the donations — all to help the animals we all love and care for. Thank you!

Adeline

Adeline is a wonderful five-year-old who donated her birthday money to help homeless animals. Thank you, Adeline, for having a beautiful, generous heart.

Shamus

This cool eight-year-old donated money to support the animals. Thank you, Shamus, for being a hero!

Brian

This talented baker made dog treats and sold them to the community to purchase items off of our Wish-list. Thank you, Brian, for being an incredible hero!

The Dirty Deeds Club

Thank you members of The Dirty Deeds Club for collecting donations at your recent benefit show. A “bark-out” to Danny Van Sceney, Restless Soul, Smuggler Kings and Wyntr for helping put on the show! You are all Humane Heroes!

Queen Bee’s Second Life Auction

Thank you so much to Queen Bee’s Second Life Auction for raising money to support Ottawa’s vulnerable animals. You are the bee’s knees!

Ella

Thank you, Ella, for collecting your birthday money and giving it to the animals. You are an amazing Humane Hero!

Grade 10 Students from St. Mark High School

These awesome pups created a fundraiser at their school to collect funds to help all the cats, dogs and small animals in their community.

Hannah

Hannah came by the shelter and made a donation of cat toys for all the kitties in our care. Thank you so much, Hannah!

St. Francis Xavier High School

The students of the YMCA Youth Exchange held a Charity Bazaar. They went as groups and raised money to help Ottawa’s vulnerable animals. Thank you for being amazing Humane Heroes!

Lennyx and Ellia

A big thank you to Lennyx and Ellia for making a donation to help Ottawa’s animals!

Melodie

This sweet five-year-old made a donation of food bowls for the animals. Thank you so much!

Amela

In honour of her sixth birthday, this amazing kid made a donation towards the animals. Thank you, Amela!

Audrey

This cool eight-year-old donated money to the animals, what a generous soul!

Sadie

A big thank you to Sadie for asking your friends to donate to help Ottawa’s animals in lieu of gifts. You are Humane Hero!

Glenn Cairn Public School

Thank you to the students at Glenn Cairn Public School for collecting donations at your school dance to help Ottawa’s vulnerable animals. You are all Humane Heroes!

Nathan, Seth and Daniel

A big thank you to these 3 friends for choosing the Ottawa Humane Society as the charity for their school project and help raise money to support the animals. You’re our guardian angels!

Nathaniel and Mikku

These two cool cats came to visit the animals and dropped off towels and blankets to help the animals stay comfy and cozy. Thank you for being so generous!

February and March 2019 Community Kudos

Amanda

This cool cat organized a fundraiser for her birthday — all to raise money for the homeless animals. Thank you Amanda for being a Humane Hero!

Bicycle Craft Brewery

For February and March, Bicycle Craft Brewery had a Dog Day Event and collected donations to help Ottawa’s Animals. Thank you Bicycle Craft Brewery!

Sharon

A big thank you to Sharon! For her 75th birthday, Sharon asked her friends for donations in lieu of presents. Thank you, Sharon, for having such a big heart full of love for the animals.

November & December 2018 Cool Kids & Community Kudos

Declan, age 6

Declan donated to the animals just because!

Georgia, age 7

Georgia hosted a lemonade and brownie sale at the Chelsea Market. In memory of her tabby cat Charlot.

Scotia, age 10

Scotia held a bake sale, lemonade sale and a jewelry sale in support of Ottawa’s animals.

Benjamin, age 8

Benjamin asked for donations for the animals in lieu of birthday presents for his 8th birthday Party!

Delphie, age 10

Delphie asked for donations for the animals in lieu of birthday presents for her 10th birthday Party!

Alexa

Did some door to door fundraising for Ottawa’s animals.

U14 Girls West Ottawa Soccer Team

These great ladies got together for a team building exercise and also used it as a fundraiser to make a difference. This year, they chose to donate to the Ottawa Humane Society and collectively raised $190! Way to go girls!

Koelle & Nay, age 9 & 6

These two ladies hosted a yard sale and lemonade stand and decided to donate all proceeds to the Ottawa Humane Society!

Faith and Mackenzie

Faith and Mackenzie had a bake sale at the Orleans Veterinary Hospital. And donated all money raised to Ottawa’s animals!

September 2018 Cool Kids & Community Kudos

Sarah

This Cool kid made her own OHS donation box and collected donation for the animals at school. Thank you so much Sarah for all that you have done for the animals. 

Melania

This Humane Hero donated all of her birthday money to Ottawa’s animals. What an awesome thing to do. Thank you so much Melania!

Xavier & Maxine

These to cool cats held a lemonade stand and donated all of the proceeds to the OHS. The animals are so lucky to have the both of you in the community. Thank you for all your hard work!

Ally Olivia & Sophia

These 3 amazing kids hosted a lemonade stand to raise money for Ottawa’s animals. Thank you so much for your dedication of time and support ladies.

Jacob

This Humane Hero emptied his whole piggy bank and donated it to the animals. WOW! Thank you so much for doing that Jacob, the animals sure are lucky to have your support.

 

Théo

This cool kid donated all of his birthday money to the animals. Thank you so much for doing that Théo. The animals are lucky to have your support.

Emily

This Cool Cat hosted a bake sale and donated all of the proceeds to the OHS to care for the animals. We are so grateful for your support Emily, Thank you so very much.

Ella

This cool kid held a lemonade stand in honor of her cat, Puff, who recently passed away. Elle, thank you for donating to help the animals!

Henry

This super cool kid asked his friends and family to bring donations for the animals to his birthday party instead of birthday gifts. WOW! This was such a kind thing for you to do Henry. Thank you so very much.

Glen

This Humane Hero chose to raise money for the OHS through his WE club at school. Thank you so much for thinking about Ottawa’s animals Glen.

Alice

This super cool kid soled mojitos at a BBQ and donated all of the proceeds to Ottawa’s animals! Thank you so much Alice for being so kind, the animals are lucky to have you by their side.

Taylor

This Humane Hero won 1st prize in the J. Cameron Watson Kindness contest.  He chose to Donate ½ of the funds he was given as a prize to Ottawa’s animals. Thank your o much for sharing your prize with the animals Taylor. That was so kind of you.

Kate & Finley

These cool kids did a 5th grade project called “sent to be the good news” and they chose to raise money for Ottawa’s animals. Thank you so much ladies for all your hard work.

How to Help

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