Monthly and one-time gifts from our community make all the difference!
The Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre (ORCC) has been educating communities, providing crisis intervention, free long term and group counselling to women victims of sexual assault for over 40 years. As a registered charity with the Canadian Revenue Agency (Charitable Business Number: 119109221 RR0001) all donations from individuals are eligible for a charitable tax receipt. Monthly donations will be receipted at the beginning of each calendar year. Please use the form embedded in this page to securely process your donation through your bank or using a credit card. You may also give using the link to Canadahelps.org or Paypal to send us your valued gift.
Sexual assault continues to be the most under-reported crime in Canada; and that sexual assault is a serious social problem that affects not only women but our community at large. The reporting rates are down to 5% in Ottawa (Statistics Canada, 2015). Telling loved ones or getting support or justice can be as traumatic as the event itself - this is not okay. 40 years ago survivors started ORCC to provide a safe and empowering place to process experiences and possibly empower others. Each dollar donated helps us advocate for justice for women, provide free counselling, provide public education - vital services to change the status quo around sexualized violence in our communities.
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Thank you so much for your support and dedication to ending sexual violence.
Do you want to help us another way? We have wishlist items that are costly or difficult to budget for. If you would like to help by gifting items on the wishlist we are very grateful for the support.
- Office Chairs
- A Bike Rack for Service Users, Volunteers, and Staff
- Business Telephone System
- Lined Paper
- Office Paper - letter and legal
- Gift Certificates (for thank you's to our volunteers)
- Pads of lined paper
- Healthy Snacks
- Journals/Diaries (counselling program)
- Light-weight collapsible tables
- New furniture - sofas, wing-back chairs