Good to see you Councillor Egli!

Thank you to Councillor Keith Egli, and the Ward 9 office staff for stopping by on Wednesday, July 20 for a tour of the Ottawa Food Bank warehouse. We are thankful for your on-going support! Councillor Keith Egli and Patti Murphy, Sr. Manager, Corporate Relations and Development at the Ottawa Food Bank, display donations in […]

NHL Goes Beyond Sports

The NHL has been nominated and shortlisted in two categories for the prestigious 2011 Beyond Sport Awards; their categories include Sports for Environment and the 2011 Federation of the Year. The successful placement on the shortlist for these two categories is due in large part to the success of the NHL Rock and Wrap It […]

Dancing for the Ottawa Food Bank

SalsaPalooza: Dancing for a great cause Co-hosted by Rahim’s Latin Friday and Lorna’s Dance Collective, SalsaPalooza took place on Saturday, June 11 at the Glebe Community Centre. SalsaPalooza is an annual charity dance show where dancers representing different styles  are invited to perform.  Attendees were entertained by many styles of dance – including salsa, ballroom, […]

A Great Nelson Mandela Day Celebration

Thank you very much to Her Excellency Mohau Pheko and our friends at the South African High Commission in Ottawa and the Ottawa East Seventh Day Adventist Church. To celebrate Nelson Mandela Day, on July 18, the South African Community held a food drive for the Ottawa Food Bank. The objective of Mandela Day is […]

Successful BBQ for the Children Thanks to Sodexo

The Sodexo and Ottawa Food Bank partnership cooks up another BBQ success for Ottawa Summer Camp children As part of Ottawa Food Bank’s KickStart Program and Sodexo’s Feeding Our Future® campaign, nearly 300 excited children from the Ottawa area enjoyed a day of food, fun and activities at a free BBQ at the Canada Agriculture […]

Feeding Our Future BBQ and Fun Day

FUN AND FOOD Children participating in Feeding Our Future, the summer camp lunch component of the Ottawa Food Bank’s KickStart program, have been invited by Sodexo to a day of food, fun and activities at the Canada Agriculture Museum on July 20 at 11:30 a.m. “Sodexo is a proud partner of the Ottawa Food Bank […]

Ottawa Fury Men

Hockey is over, so bring on the soccer! Come out and watch as the Ottawa Fury Men take on the Hamilton FC Rage at the Algonquin College Soccer Complex. If you bring a non-perishable donation for the Ottawa Food Bank your admission into the game is half price! Kick-off is at 7 p.m.

Hugs (and Peanut Butter) For All

SPREAD THE FEELING Thank you to the loving Ottawa community for the thousands (10,000 to be exact!) of hugs that were passed around during the week of July 11th – 16th.  Because of all the hugs you gave Crunchy and Smoothie and sent out virtually, Kraft is going to donate 10,000 jars of Kraft Peanut […]

Gourmet Recipes

100,000 SUPPORTERS = $1,000 The fine people at Gourmet Recipes have recognized the Ottawa Food Bank as an important organization and want your help to show support. They have agreed to give the food bank $1,000 if 100,000 people go to their website and “click to show support” for the Ottawa Food Bank! Click on […]

South Asian Festival Fun

Thank you to the Ontario South Asian Community Association for including us at the South Asian Festival that took place on July 16 at Confederation Park. It was a beautiful day to showcase the tastes, sights and sounds of South Asia’s diverse mosaic culture. With the generous donations of those who attended the festivities approximately […]