Support Us

Your support is vital in enabling VERSe Ottawa to fulfill its mandate to sustain and promote poetry in all its forms in the National Capital Region. In order to stage VERSeFest, Ottawa’s annual International Festival of Poetry, we rely on funding from a wide range of private, public, and corporate sources.

Please consider supporting VERSe Ottawa and its activities by making a donation today! We are a charitable, non-profit organization.

All donations receive a charitable contribution receipt for tax purposes.


Donate a Car Canada accepts Vehicle Donations for VERSe Ottawa. Free towing is provided in most areas across Canada, or you can drop off your vehicle to maximize your donation. When you donate your car, truck, RV, boat, or motorcycle to VERSe Ottawa through Donate A Car Canada, it will either be recycled or sold at auction (depending on its condition, age and location). Donate a Car Canada will look after all the details to make it easy for VERSe Ottawa to benefit. After your vehicle donation is complete, our charity will send you a tax receipt and will put your gift to good use. Please click here to donate a vehicle.


We are continually seeking interested, local and independent businesses that will benefit directly from our shared marketing goals. Our public events provide a number of excellent promotional opportunities for your business! For more information contact: President VERSe Ottawa, Hubert Lussier (