Cheer For Charity
Season seat holders, premium-seating clients, and suite holders, don't let your event or game tickets or suites go to waste. Donate them to the Ottawa Senators Foundation! The Ottawa Senators Foundation will then send your tickets to deserving families and will provide you with a charitable income tax receipt issued for the value paid for the tickets, prior to taxes.
Who can donate event or game tickets for charitable tax receipts?
- Season seat holders
- Premium-seating clients
How and where do I donate tickets?
Please fill out this ticket donation form in order to participate in this program. Once completed and received by the Ottawa Senators Foundation, please allow (for processing) a minimum of five (5) business days in advance of the event or game you cannot attend.
Completed forms can be received in three ways:
Drop off completed and signed form with tickets during regular business hours (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) at:
Canadian Tire Centre
1000 Palladium Drive - GATE 2
Please mark envelope: ATTENTION: Cheer for Charity Program
Mail completed form with tickets to:
Ottawa Senators Foundation
ATTENTION: Cheer for Charity Program
1000 Palladium Drive - GATE 2
Kanata, ON K2V 1A5
- Complete and sign form and fax it to: 613-599-1471 at least five (5) business days in advance of the event or game you cannot attend. Your tickets will be voided and reissued for distribution.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our customer service department at 613-599-0300 and reference that you are calling about the Cheer for Charity Program.
How will the tickets be used?
The Ottawa Senators Foundation has established a partnership with United Way/Centraide Ottawa to distribute the donated tickets. As event and game tickets become available we will contact this organization. United Way/Centraide Ottawa will distribute these tickets to some of their 200 charitable community partners, 1800 workplace campaigns, and 14,000 volunteers.
Charitable tax receipts and thank you notes
The Ottawa Senators Foundation will issue a charitable tax receipt for the value paid for the tickets, prior to taxes. Charitable tax receipts will be mailed out to the address provided by the donor, within 90 days of receipt of the tickets.
All thank you notes to ticket donors can be forwarded to the United Way/Centraide Ottawa who will forward them to the Ottawa Senators Foundation for distribution back to our ticket dono
United Way/Centraide Ottawa’s Gifts in-Kind Program
The Ottawa Senators Foundation provides tickets to eligible Ottawa-based non-profit organizations through United Way/Centraide Ottawa’s Gifts in-Kind (GIK) program.
To be eligible for tickets from the Ottawa Senators Foundation through United Way/Centraide Ottawa's GIK program:
- You must be a client registered with a community organization that is part of United Way/Centraide’s GIK program.
- As a registered client, you must notify your community organization that you are interested in receiving tickets from the Ottawa Senators Foundation through the GIK program.
- Your community organization will notify you directly when the donated tickets have arrived.
Only community organizations that meet the eligibility criteria and sign a GIK agreement can contact United Way/Centraide directly. If you are a community organization interested in this program, contact Elise Reekie at 613-683-3892 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About United Way/Centraide Ottawa
A volunteer-led, research-based organization, United Way/Centraide Ottawa is a leader in developing and supporting community solutions. They invest in areas that make a measurable difference towards building a strong, healthy, safe community for all.
United Way/Centraide Ottawa is focused on results and impact. They bring together the entire community to identify needs and provide solutions, and we measure our success by the lives we change and the community we help to shape.