Five Hole for Food

Five Hole for Food is an annual coast to coast tour playing hockey to support food banks across Canada. The Five Hole for Food team will be stopping in Ottawa on June 30 to play from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Sparks Street Mall. Come on down with a donation for the Ottawa Food Bank, […]

Cisco Systems Ottawa Golf Tournament

Fore the Ottawa Food Bank! The tournament on June 28 at the Canadian Golf and Country Club marks the 12th year of the Cisco Systems Ottawa Charity Golf Tournament that benefits the Ottawa Food Bank. Thank you to our friends at Cisco for their continued support in the fight against community hunger.

The community came together for Capital Food Blitz

With the help of volunteers, local politicians, – including Ottawa Centre MPP, Yasir Naqvi – community grocery stores, and the generosity of shoppers our Capital Food Blitz Food Drive was a huge success this weekend. In just two short days we were able to raise over 72,000 pounds of food for the Ottawa Food Bank! Over […]

Capital Food Blitz Food Drive

We’re teaming up with Yasir Naqvi, MPP Ottawa Centre and local politicians for the Capital Food Blitz Food Drive on June 25 and 26. Local politicians and Ottawa Food Bank volunteers will be out at 30 Metro, Loblaws, and Your Independent Grocer’s grocery stores between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. this weekend handing out donation bags […]

Dragon Boat Festival

On June 18 and 19 our friends at Scotiabank will be setting up at in Mooney’s Bay during the Dragon Boat Festival to collect food and funds for the Ottawa Food Bank. Be sure to stop by if you’re out enjoying the fun, sun, and races.

Thank you IBM friends!

Thank you to our 50 IBM friends who made it out to Roots and Shoots Farm on June 15 to volunteer their time, energy, and good spirits. Their efforts were greatly appreciated and will certainly help us provide fresh, nutritious, local produce to families in need through our Community Harvest program. We would also like […]

Canstruction raises 22,000 pounds of food!

From May 30th until June 4th, The Ottawa Regional Society of Architects together with the Society for Design Administration held their annual Canstruction event in support of the Ottawa Food Bank and National Hunger Awareness Day (May 31st). Teams of architects, engineers and other design professionals put their creativity to the test designing and building […]

Food Aid Day BBQ A Great Success!

Thanks to all who participated in the Ottawa Food Bank’s 7th Annual Food Aid BBQ and Radiothon on June 3rd which raised $115,952 for our ground beef program to feed local families in need. Thanks again to our Food Aid Committee and to our amazing sponsors: CFRA, The WORKS, City of Ottawa, Mechanical Contractors Association […]

Food Aid Day!

Food Aid is a program that allows the Ottawa Food Bank to purchase beef in order to feed the hungry. Every dollar donated to Food Aid is used to buy and process beef from local farmers. The program adds nutritious protein to the diets of needy families while supporting our local farming community. June 3rd […]

Thank You Billings Bridge!

The Ottawa Food Bank is grateful for the support of Billings Bridge Shopping Centre and everybody who participated in the Vogue Voyage contest. During their ten-day contest for a trip to Paris, Billings Bridge sold candy apples in support of the Ottawa Food Bank. We were amazed when they presented us with a cheque for […]