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The Catholic Education Foundation of Ottawa (CEFO) is a registered charity whose objective is to raise funds to counter the effects of poverty on students within the English Catholic schools in the City of Ottawa. All proceeds are directed to educational and/or recreational programs or emergency response funds for impoverished children and their families. 

Audition Notice for Broadway Benefit Musical

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CEFO is proud to announce the 2016 Spring production of The Marvelous Wonderettes, an off-Broadway smash hit musical. This highly entertaining production features a tight, ensemble cast. The production requires four strong comedic actresses with solo quality voices in the appropriate range who are also confident part singers. This benefit musical will run May 11-14, 2016 at the Gladstone Theatre. 

"All I Have to Dream" is the audition song and "Hold Me,Thrill Me, Kiss Me" will be the callback song. View the following resources to prepare for your exciting audition. To make an audition appointment, please contact the Producer, Lisa Hopkins at or 613-612-1668. Please also complete the following Audition Form: 

Working Miracles

The Catholic Education Foundation of Ottawa is working small miracles in the lives of our school children every day. I am witness to it. May God continue to bless the work you do.

Elementary School Principal, OCSB

Extending a Helping Hand - Helping Those in Need

CEFO's Emergency Response Fund donates funds to families within the Ottawa Catholic School Board who are experiencing a financial crisis. This assistance includes funds for food, clothing, medical supplies, transportation, and utility bills, to name but a few. 

CEFO helped a student who is severely physically disabled and requires a major rennovation to her home's bathing facilities. 

CEFO helped two young children, ages five and nine, and their family who had lost everything they owned in a townhouse fire.

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