Good Times at the Mayor’s Halloween Party

A SPOOK-TACULAR TIME AT CITY HALL Thank you to Mayor Jim Watson, and the thousands of Trick-or-Treaters who took part in all the fun at City Hall on Saturday the 29th. Thanks to your generosity there is more food on the shelves of our Baby Supply Cupboard to help those vulnerable members of the community […]

Thrill The World, Ottawa

‘CAUSE THIS IS THRILLER! Want to be part of one of the coolest World Record attempts there is? Also, do you want to learn one of the most notorious dance routines there is? Then Thrill the World is for you! Thrill The World is an annual worldwide simultaneous dance of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” It takes […]

Table Hockey at Tailgators

Calling all Table Hockey Fans, AGAIN!! It was so fun the first time around, we’re doing it again! The Canadian Table Hockey Association is pleased to announce The Canada Cup Qualifying Series. This all ages event is open to the public this Sunday between 6-8 p.m. at Tailgators on Merivale Road. The games will last  […]

Zombie Walk

A ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE IS COMING! In addition to BRAINS the Zombies of Ottawa will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Ottawa Food Bank during this year’s Annual Zombie Walk. Participants are to meet at MacDonald Gardens Park between 1:30 – 3 p.m. where make up services, hearse rides and other fun activities will be […]

World Food Day

FOOD CRISIS: FROM PRICES TO STABILITY World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on the 16th of October in honour of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. Every year has a theme, last year’s theme was United Against Hunger, and this […]

Table Hockey: The Canada Cup Qualifying Series

Calling all Table Hockey Fans! The Canadian Table Hockey Association is pleased to announce The Canada Cup Qualifying Series. This all ages event is open to the public and starts this Sunday between 6-8 p.m. at Tailgators on Merivale Road. The games will last five minutes each and playoffs will be dependent upon attendance. In […]

Boom 99.7’s One Tonne Challenge

JEFF AND VIV CHALLENGE YOU! Ottawa’s newest radio station, Boom 99.7 FM is doing all they can to collect one tonne of food for the Ottawa Food Bank, with their One Tonne Challenge! It’s simple: Gather some food, and Jeff and Viv will come to you and pick it up! Tell your friends and colleagues […]

Citywide Food Drive a Success!

THANKS FOR GIVING, OTTAWA! A big THANK YOU to the volunteers, grocery stores, and donors who participated in our Thanks for Giving Food Drive throughout the Ottawa Region. When the first weekend of the food drive came to a close we were short of our goal, but the generous people of Ottawa answered our appeal […]

Buy Local Share Local

BUY LOCAL SHARE LOCAL IS ON TOUR! During Buy Local Share Local Days, market goers across the province are encouraged to purchase an extra portion of fresh local foods to donate to local food banks. Every donation helps in the fight against hunger. This  Saturday, Oct. 9 Anna Olson, from Food Network Canada, will be […]

Thanks for Giving Food Drive

THE SEASON OF GIVING This is the second and final weekend for our Thanks for Giving Food Drive! This food drive takes  place over two weekends in October on both Saturdays and Sundays. Stop by your local Metro, Loblaws, Your Independent Grocers and  Superstores to fill a paper bag provided to you with some of […]