Join OCCSC “Stronger Together” Run or Walk Volunteer Fundraising Team

To celebrate our 45th Anniversary, the Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre (OCCSC) will organize a series of activities that can help us maintain and develop essential newcomer services for their full integration.

We are proud to launch our first “Stronger Together” Run or Walk fundraiser. We’re recruiting runners/ walkers to join our “Stronger Together” ” fundraising team as part of the Ottawa Race Weekend’s Scotiabank Charity Challenge, May 23-24, 2020. We’re pleased to be an official charity in 2020 @ottawamarathon #ScotiabankCharityChallenge. Come run with us in May!

“Stronger Together” is a fundraising event, 50% net income will support OCCSC to provide services and programs to help the most vulnerable newcomers, women, youth and seniors for their full integration and healthy life, the other 50% will be donated to the local volunteer “Community Supporting Groups”, who provide free services and assistants to individuals and families.

How to participate:

1. Run or Walk: Join our team now!

Register Now:
Click on this link to learn how to register: Registration process
Click on this link to start the registration process:

NB: Ottawa Race Weekend will make a $5 referral donation to OCCSC for everyone who registers using this referral link. So please share the link with others who might like to join the team!

March Early Bird Charity Runners 20% off, Promote Code: 2020CHARITYRUNNER

Registered runners or walker for the OCCSC Stronger Together Volunteer Fundraising Team will have the training and race hours counted toward their volunteer hours, all students are welcome now.

Registered runners / walkers (through the link below) who join the OCCSC team will receive an OCCSC 45 Anniversary T-Shirt as a souvenir.

OCCSC 45 Anniversary T-Shirt

2. Make a donation now:

If you can’t participate in Stronger Together fundraiser on Race Weekend, but would still like to donate OCCSC, you can do so here. You can do so here.
If you would like to donate to an individual runner/walker in our team, click on, and you can find their name and make a donation.
you will automatically receive a tax receipt ($25.00 or more).

3. Corporate / Group Registration or Corporate Sponsorship
If your company or organization would like to form a team to join us, or sponsor this event, please contact Doreen Ju, 613-235-4875 ext. 144 or

Please help us promote this event: OCCSC Wechat@OCCSC-OTTAWA; OCCSC Facebook@ottawachinese; OCCSC Twitter@ChineseOttawa; Twitter@ runottawa; Facebook@OttawaMarathon(OP: we will select two lucky winners to receive our OCCSC 45th Anniversary Mug )

Please contact 613-235-4875 ext. 144 Doreen Ju or for more information.

Established in 1975, Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre (OCCSC)is a non-profit, non-partisan, charitable organization committed to advancing the full social and economic integration and participation of newcomers, immigrants, refugees, and people of Chinese descent in Canada. OCCSC started by helping Chinese immigrants, but we now serve newcomers from over 110 different nationalities. Our registered charity number is 130918311RR0001.

We provide a one-stop service in settlement services, employment support, language training, refugee services, volunteer & childcare services, we serve over 8000 clients annually. Please click on below link to see our achievements in 2019.

This campaign received media support from and Ottawazine, we really appreciate.