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supporting the community

Through our charitable division, Otto's Planet, the Otto's family has donated over one-million dollars towards local and national charities, worthwhile causes, and cultural and artistic initiatives. Donations are made on behalf of every one of our clients, with every vehicle purchase. For more information on Otto's Planet, please click here.

In addition to Otto's Planet, the Otto's BMW family has taken great pride in our Ottawa community for over 50 years. Otto's BMW, and the entire Otto's Ottawa family, is proud to celebrate groups and individuals who exemplify the true meaning of community, whether it be in sport, music, theatre, visual and performing arts, or charitable endeavours. As a pillar of our local community, Otto's is proud to support:

Equal Chance
A local organization assisting children and families in the National Capital Region, Equal Chance seeks to spread joy, food and resources to those in need. Otto's has been a proud partner, providing donations, shuttles and volunteers, as well as hosting their first annual Holiday Gifts of Hope program.

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In a year of unprecedented challenges, Otto's was proud to become an RNATION Corporate Hero, partnering with the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) through various community initiatives and programs. 

Since starting play in 2014, Otto's has been the Official Automotive Partner to the CFL's Ottawa REDBLACKS. In addition to a number of partnership assets, Otto's is the title sponsor of the premium Otto's Club, home to all suites, loges and VIP spaces inside TD Place.

Ottawa 67s
The Ottawa 67's are a celebrated franchis in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). Otto's is proud to be the team's Official Automotive Partner. The 67's currently play their home games at TD Place Arena.

Ottawa Senators forward, Brady Tkachuk
The exciting new face of the Ottawa Senators, Brady Tkachuk shares Otto's vision of determination, passion and integrity.

Monopoly Ottawa
Monopoly Ottawa is a philanthropic collaboration, bringing to life an Ottawa version of the celebrated board game -- complete with local properties, businesses, charities, locations and more. Otto's was delighted to be featured on all Monopoly currency, and provide the game's signature VIP gold tokens.

Celebrated pianist, Richard Abel
Triple JUNO Award nominee and Canadian instrumental musician and pianist, Richard Abel is one of Canada's top instrumental artists.

Singer/songwriter, Yvan Vollé
A musician, animator, songwriter and poet, creates music that is at the confluence of folk and underground with his signature singer-songwriter style.

Renowned tenor, Steeve Michaud
Known for his bright and warm tone, and remarkable musicality, French-Canadian lirico-spinto tenor Steeve Michaud is expanding his audience internationally, having performed in Canada, the United States, France, Austria, Italy and China.

QuickStart Autism
QuickStart Autism assists children with autism in reaching their full potential by helping the children obtain early intervention, at the first signs of autism.

Scouts Canada
Scouts Canada provides kids with a range of activities and experiences unmatched by any other youth program. In partnership with Otto's, a number of initiatives have been undertaken, including tree planting and other green community initiatives.

Cascades Club
The Cascades Club is a not-for-profit canoe and kayak organization, first established in 1920. Supporting their team of talented athletes, Otto's provided painting, transportation and other services -- helping build up the group's fleet of canoes and kayaks.

Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre
The Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre 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 the City of Ottawa.

Westend Studio Tour Ottawa
The annual West End Studio Tour is a free tour of artist's studios located in the "near" west end of Ottawa. This dynamic collective of artists collaborate to warmly invite you into their work spaces to discover and explore their creative processes.

Edelweiss Ski Team
The Edelweiss Alpine Ski Club is a group of dedicated skiers, coaches, and parents working together throughout the ski season to deliver a quality race program.

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is an organization of 15 states and dependencies throughout the Caribbean, having primary objectives of promoting economic integration and cooperation among its members.

Joan of Arc Academy
Joan of Arc Academy offers students a top-tier bilingual education. They are the only all-girls bilingual private school in Ottawa. Otto's has assisted the school with their annual fundraising efforts, events and other programs.

HOPE Beach Volleyball
The H.O.P.E. Beach Volleyball Charity Tournament is a philanthropic volleyball tournament that aims to earn funds and gain awareness on behalf of various charitable organizations. In addition to fielding a volleyball team, Otto's has been a proud sponsor of the event and its adjoining programs.

Golf Fore a Cure
A partnership between Golf Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society, this annual tournament raises funds for high-quality breast cancer research, educating women about early detection, and providing information and support services to those living with breast cancer.

BMW Car Club of Ottawa
The BMW Car Club of Ottawa (BCCO) serves to promote the varied interests of BMW owners and enthusiasts in the National Capital Region. For a number of years, Otto's has been the official dealership partner to the BCCO, celebrating fine BMW models, their heritage and style -- and those who love to drive them.

Royal Canadian Legion
The Royal Canadian Legion is an organization committed to making a difference in the lives of Veterans and their families, providing essential services in the community, and remembering the men and women who sacrificed for our country.

Gatineau Loppet
The Gatineau Loppet is the largest cross-country skiing event in Canada, with close to 2,500 participants. On the trails of Gatineau Park, Otto's has been a presenting sponsor of its various ski races, programs, event shuttles and displays.

CHEO For the Kids
This annual gala supporting the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is one of the National Capital Region's premier fundraising events. Otto's has been a proud sponsor, helping support its worthwhile cause.

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