Local businesses are making an impact with snowsuits, cookies and smiles

From the Ottawa Business Journal Ottawa businesses and other community-minded organizations are stepping up to keep marginalized children warm this winter by delighting clients, staff and others with a gift of scrumptious cookies. The Tim Hortons® Smile Cookie Campaign, running September 19 -25, donates the full $1 from every Smile Cookie sold to The Snowsuit…

Support the Mike McCann Charity Golf Tournament 2022

In 2021 the Mike McCann Memorial Charity Golf Tournament raised $1-million for Ottawa charities including The Snowsuit Fund which received $25K! CLV Group, InterRent REIT’s golf tournament returns to The Meadows Golf & Country Club on Thursday, September 22, 2022. Event Schedule 10:30am: Registration and Lunch 12:00pm: Shotgun Start 6:00pm: Dinner/After Party, Prizes and Awards!…

Local Artist Katerina Mertikas Paints Murals at Ottawa Schools

Lisgar Collegiate Institute and St-Laurent Academy were the rewards winners of the 2022 Snow Angel Challenge in the schools division. Each school signed up to raise money and awareness for the Snowsuit Fund. All schools who signed up for the challenge were entered into a random draw. The reward – a custom mural project guided…

Advocis Ottawa Gives Back to The Snowsuit Fund

Bid Now on RBC Bluesfest VIP Package in Silent Auction The Advocis Ottawa Gives Back program is a way for their members to organize and support local causes that affect our community and beyond. They welcome all to join their mission with the Ottawa Gives Back Charity Golf Tournament and Connect|Reconnect in 2022. Proceeds from…

Get Involved in the World’s Biggest One-Day Beach Volleyball Tournament!

Helping Other People Everywhere (H.O.P.E.) puts on an amazing event every year with great volleyball games, sun, sand, multiple food options and loads of entertainment both via the HOT Lounge & the H.O.P.E. Mainstage. What started in 1982 as a small group of teams, has grown into the world’s largest one day volleyball tournament and…

Generosity Overflows

Overflow Brewing Company presents The Snowsuit Fund with a cheque for $8,000, proceeds from The Biggs & Barr Brew sales. THANK YOU to the entire team at CHEZ 106 FM’s Biggs & Barr Show, Overflow Brewery and everyone who purchased a can! Because of you, $8,000 was raised for The Snowsuit Fund! The limited-edition Vienna…

Myers donates over $18K to the Snowsuit Fund

The Myers Automotive Group held their first FUNdraiser for the Snowsuit Fund. This season-long campaign took place at all 11 Myers locations throughout the city. All locations collected new snowsuits, hats, and mittens/gloves AND matched all monetary donations collected by inviting customers to add $5 to service visits and parts purchases and $25 to first…

The Snowsuit Fund Announced As a Recipient Charity of H.O.P.E. Volleyball SummerFest

The Snowsuit Fund is thrilled to announce that we are one of the recipient charities for 2022 H.O.P.E. Volleyball SummerFest. Helping Other People Everywhere (H.O.P.E.) puts on an amazing event every year with great volleyball games, sun, sand, multiple food options and loads of entertainment both via the HOT Lounge & the H.O.P.E. Mainstage. What…

Mayor Proclaims February 18, 2022 Snow Angel Day

Snow Angel Challenge

The Snowsuit Fund’s month-long fun, socially distant winter fundraising & awareness campaign returns February 1-28, 2022 Ottawa, Ontario – January 24, 2022:  This February, The Snowsuit Fund invites the Ottawa community to join the Snow Angel Challenge. This 28-day event challenges people to get outdoors and experience socially distant winter fun while raising funds to…

Over $800,000 in Ticket Sales

The Snowsuit Fund is thrilled to announce the winner of our first 50/50 raffle powered by CHEZ 106 and KiSS 105.3 Ottawa, Ontario – January 14, 2022 –  The Snowsuit Fund’s first ever 50/50 Raffle powered by CHEZ 106 and KiSS 105.3, achieved a record-breaking $818,845 in ticket sales. At 9:00 am this morning, the winning ticket…

Browns Cleaners – Making Those Snowsuits Good as New

Browns Cleaners – Making Those Snowsuits Good as New Thank you to Browns Cleaners, our wonderful long-time supporters! Browns Cleaners’ owner, Brian MacGregor, came by the depot before Christmas to deliver lots of snowsuits to us!! Browns Cleaners graciously accept gently used snowsuits at any Browns Cleaners location. The snowsuits are laundered, sanitized, bagged, and delivered to The Snowsuit Fund for distribution to qualified low-income clients…

Share the Magic of Sports and Your Warmth

Shop Decathlon this Christmas to support The Snowsuit Fund Thank you to Décathlon Ottawa for supporting The Snowsuit Fund! Outdoor play is key to children’s physical and emotional well-being. and Décathlon emphasizes on year round fair prices to ensure an increased accessibility to sports practice at all times. That is why a portion of Black…

Family Owned Car Dealerships helping Families in Ottawa

Myers Automotive Group announces season-long fundraiser for The Snowsuit Fund Myers Automotive Group are hosting a FUNdraiser for the Snowsuit Fund for the remainder of the year! All 11 locations are collecting new snowsuits, hats, and mittens/gloves AND matching all monetary donations collected by inviting customers to add $5 to service visits and parts purchases…

Orleans Community Gives Back!

Hamre Real Estate Team RE/MAX Affiliates and Orleans businesses are raising money and collecting snowsuits “Since mid-November until December 10th Hamre Real Estate Team and other Orleans businesses are collecting cash and online donations as well as clean, gently used snowsuits for Ottawa families in need. Donors are asked to visit one of the following…

A Tasty Way to Raise $40K

Dinner Party In a Box presented by BMO Private Wealth raises $40K for snowsuits.  

Golfing for Good- Mike McCann’s Legacy

A 25K Cheque from The Mike McCann Memorial Golf Tournament “Congratulations and Thank You! Mike McCann Memorial Charity Golf Tournament Nets $1-million for Ottawa charities including The Snowsuit Fund! CLV Group, InterRent REIT’s golf tournament returned this month after taking a one-year pandemic hiatus for a sold-out event at The Meadows Golf & Country Club.…

Special Delivery from Giant Tiger’s Friendly

The Giant Tiger team including Friendly the iconic store mascot delivered 1000 donated snowsuits! WOW!! We are beyond thankful to one of our long-time sponsors, Giant Tiger, for donating AND delivering brand new snowsuits. Thank you for bringing warmth to children in need. Giant Tiger pulled up one of its trailers to The Snowsuit Fund…

207,000 Thank Yous!

Tim Horton’s Ottawa Restaurant Owners present cheque for a record-breaking 207K from Smile Cookie Sales A sweet way to support a great cause! Celebrating the generosity of the Ottawa community with a giant cheque presentation! Thank you, Tim Hortons and the Ottawa community for your incredible support and dedication to our Smile Cookie campaign! We…