Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada is the country’s leading child and youth mentoring charity. For one hundred years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has used mentoring programs to make a positive difference in the lives of our nation’s youth. Life-changing relationships enable and empower children and youth to reach their potential as individuals and citizens. All proceeds raised in the Ottawa Valley are used here in the Ottawa Valley to further support our local youth.
The Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation supports programs and services integral to the advancement of health care and the total well-being of the citizens of Pembroke and the surrounding communities by the raising, managing, and distributing of funds to the Pembroke Regional Hospital
The CIBC Run for the Cure is a 5k or 1k walk or run that raises funds for the Canadian Cancer Society. It is the largest single-day, volunteer-led event in Canada in support of the breast cancer cause.
Fundraiser to raise money for a new play structure at Holy Name Catholic School.
In 2010, Stand Up for CHEO (SUFC) started as a personal challenge for two friends, Mathew Hinther and Duncan Keith when they paddled 150kms over three days on their stand up paddle boards. The event’s goals were to promote and grow the sport of Stand Up Paddling while raising funds for CHEO and to this affect it was very successful by raising over $100,000 for CHEO.
In 2017 SUFC decided to close shop after having met their original goals, however the spirit lives on in a new event entitled Paddle for CHEO (PFC). Paddle for CHEO is open to SUPs, canoes and kayaks as they bring together this great water community to raise funds for CHEO. Donations help the hospital provide a wide variety of programs.
Pembroke Soccer Club offers indoor and outdoor soccer for youths aged 4 through 18.
"Helping our community one cup, one smile & one bed at a time"
The Grind Pembroke, in the heart of downtown, welcomes you to their newly renovated facility at 122 Pembroke St West. We strive to be agents of change in our community through our coffee house, emergency shelter, and youth programs that run throughout the year. We are non-profit, inter-denominational organization the demonstrates the love of Jesus. "one cup, one smile and one bed at a time". We are more then coffee - we are community.
Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley works predominately with 150 adults who have an intellectual
disability and their families in the context of community living. We actively facilitate and support
relationships between people in all possible roles and interactions in the community. The people we
support have varied community interests and activities.
Working towards a better community life for those most vulnerable enhances everyone's life in our
communities. This work helps break down intolerance, poverty, isolation and other forms or
marginalization, while promoting understanding, tolerance, inclusion and a better standard of living.
The Robbie Dean Centre is a beacon of hope for families and individuals in distress or crisis that sheds light on their journey to wellness.
“The Robbie Dean Centre provides a safe and trusted place to engage, de-escalate and coach families in distress and crisis with the goal of empowering growth through collaboration and cooperation”
Columbus House seeks to improve the quality of life for youth in Renfrew County by providing structured, supportive and safe residential and day programs in a Christian environment while pursuing their education and training.