CityKidz programs are a stable force of love and support for kids throughout their formative childhood years. We teach our kids that they matter, that they are loved, and that they can change their future – and with it, the world.
On program days, our buses pick up dozens of kids at their homes and bring them to our Playhouse Theatre for an interactive performance and a meal. Through songs and skits, our kids learn important lessons built on faith, hope and love that encourage them to believe in themselves, serve others, and have hope for the future.
We believe every child matters and every child counts.
CityKidz was founded on a big dream to see a future free of child poverty; a future where all children have equal opportunity to thrive and achieve their full potential.
Through faith, hope and love, we seek to transform lives and end child poverty, one child at a time.
ABOUT OUR MINISTRIES
CityKidz Ottawa Registered Charitable No: 80451 4909 RR0001
Executive Director, CityKidz Ottawa
Before becoming the Executive Director of CityKidz Ottawa, Wendy was a single mom who raised three sons from their early years to adulthood. During this time, she was actively involved with her local church and found time to earn a university degree in Psychology, Religion and Theology at Redeemer University College in Ancaster. Additionally, Wendy also has over 20 years in civil and criminal litigation support services. All these experiences combined to create a strong conviction for social justice and a deep love for children living in low-income communities. Wendy is a creative and intuitive decision maker, good problem solver, and personal communicator with strong administrative skills. Wendy is a dynamic leader who is determined to bring faith, hope and love to the children of Ottawa.