Thank you canvassers, and welcome to the canvasser portal!


Thank you for volunteering to canvass. Your work reaching out to donors is critical to the success of our Annual Campaign. You are our voice in the community and help us share our message, make connections, and build relationships while successfully raising the funds that allow us to pursue our mission of advancing and promoting an exceptional quality of Jewish life.

Thank you for your dedication and hard work.

Below you will find vital information to support you and help you achieve successful canvasses. 

Remember your Campaign team is also here to support you if you have any questions or concerns.

For more information, contact:
Micah Garten, Director of Development at mgarten@jewishottawa.com or 613-798-4696 x270 or
Lindsay Newman, Interim Annual Campaign Manager at lnewman@jewishottawa.com or 613-798-4696 x272.

  • Canvasser Guide

    This guide includes the top points of a how to make a successful canvass and how to answer tough questions.

  • Case for Community

    This detailed report explains the full reasons a donor should give, from the past impact of their gifts to the community’s current needs. This is an excellent reference for donors who want to hear personal stories and voices of those they have helped.

  • Campaign Video

    This short clip gives an emotional understanding of why giving to the Campaign is so necessary. We hope it inspires you. (Please note, this is being shared with donors on social media and in emails. )