Family Services Ottawa has been overwhelmed with requests for mental health support over the past year as the pandemic places additional strain on individuals and families across the region.
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Mental health teams of crisis workers are delivering virtual care side-by-side with emergency department physicians and nurses.
'We hope to inspire other local businesses to make a positive impact in whichever way they can.'
Record-breaking $98,000 raised during Firms Fill Fridges campaign.
A year into the pandemic, social services are still under strain as many of their clients continue to struggle through the pandemic.
Take-home lab kits, with necessary equipment for applied research projects, were provided to students to support remote hands-on learning for students.
Philanthropy in Ottawa: Kinaxis supports struggling music industry with funding for virtual concert series
Kinaxis InConcert will feature approximately 30 concerts live-streamed from stages across Canada.
As he thought about the impact he wanted to make amid the COVID-19 crisis, artist Christopher Griffin knew he could put his creative talent to use.
Shortly after joining the Bruyère Foundation's board, Colonnade BridgePort's Mark White witnessed the organization's impact first-hand.
As COVID-19 created hardships for vulnerable Ottawa residents, Joe Thottungal quickly turned to what he knew best: He started to cook.