Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa Awesome Auction (Ottawa, ON)


  • Name:Barry Burbidge

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa Awesome Auction
  • Address:2825 Dumaurier Ave.
    Ottawa, ON K2B 7W3

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:6138349957

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  • Mission:
  • To provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.

  • Overview:
  • The Awesome Auction is a major fundraiser that has raised over $1.4 million dollars in the 20 years of operation. We have a Live auction hosted by local TV and radio personalities and have a silent auction also, all funds going to support programs within the Club.

  • History:
  • The Boys & Girls Club of Ottawa has served the Ottawa community since 1923, reaching out to 4,500 children and youth each year through after-school, weekend and summer programs that build self-esteem and help to develop stronger social skills.

    After-school and weekend hours are a critical time for youth. That time can represent either an opportunity to learn and grow through quality after-school programs or a time of risk to youth's health and safety.

    Experts agree that after-school programs offer a healthy and positive alternative. These programs keep kids safe, improve academic achievement and help relieve the stresses on today's working families. They can serve as an important vehicle to mould kids' attitudes and behaviour to serve both they and their community positively.

    Top Club facts:

    Leader in After-School Programs

    9 program locations

    4,500 Kids (aged 6-18)

    Trained Youth Workers

    No membership fees

    Serving the Ottawa community since 1923

    More than $72,000 in Academic Scholarships per year

    We help kids to believe and achieve

    Charitable Registration # 118814565 RR0001

    Quick Fact:

    Physical activity and recreation appear particularly promising in minimizing or removing risk factors. (Canadian Parks and Recreation)

  • Year established:1923
  • Endowment:Unknown

Board and Executive Names

  • Board Members / Trustees:
  • Gary Zed
    Ed Keeley
    Janice MacDonald
    Catherine Decatur
    Jennifer North
    Darcy Walsh
    Stephen Beckta
    Sean Lundy
    Jane Bachnyski
    Bernie Burns
    Joel Bernardi

  • Executive Director / President:
  • Graham Macmillan

Staff Names

  • Key Staff:
  • Sam Laprade, Director
    Sandra Richmond, Finance


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:Canada
  • CRA type:Charitable
  • Canada Business or Reg #:118814565RR0001