CONSIDER IT A RECORD BREAKER Oliver! is now the highest attended production in NAC English Theatre history with an audience of 17,000…. and counting! As a result, a special benefit matinee has been added on Friday, Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. All proceeds from the show will go towards the Actors’ Fund of Canada and […]

VMware Shopping Food Drive

HOW MUCH FOOD COULD YOU PURCHASE IN 20 MINUTES? VMware, a global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, challenged some of their customer representatives to grocery shop and forward the proceeds to the Ottawa Food Bank. The event took place at Metro Southgate on the evening of December 19th.  With a list of our most […]

A Wonderful Surprise from Purolator

A GREAT EXAMPLE OF OTTAWA FOOD BANK AMBASSADORS IN OUR COMMUNITY A representative from the Purolator’s Ottawa office stopped by today with a card and cheery demeanor to wish the Ottawa Food Bank a very Merry Christmas. It was a wonderful surprise when we opened the card to see that Purolator had included a $2,500 […]

Organic Beats Night of Music

Come out to Babylon Nightclub on the 21st for an amazing Night of Music. This 19+ event is a rap battle with prizes! The door price is $8, but only $7 if you bring a non-perishable food item for the Ottawa Food Bank. The fun goes from 10:00 p.m. until 2 a.m. Showcases include: Antiks […]

United Steelworkers Helping in Ottawa

STEELWORKERS’ HUMANITY FUND DONATES $1,000 TO THE OTTAWA FOOD BANK The Ottawa Food Bank is lucky to be one of 55 food banks across Canada to receive a generous donation from the Steelworkers’ Humanity Fund. The donations were made in cities across Canada where United Steelworkers (USW) live and work. In an effort to fight […]

Wine & Art for Turkeys

TIME TO GET DRESSED UP AND GO OUT FOR A GREAT CAUSE Direct Shows Inc is hosting the networking event, Wine & Art for Turkeys, at Cube Galleries located at 1285 Wellington. This “dress to impress” event will take place on December 17th from 7 – 11 p.m. With tickets priced at $35 at the […]

Ottawa Sens – Ottawa Food Bank Night

SENS VS. PENS Come out to watch your Ottawa Senators take on the Pittsburgh Penguins! Bring non-perishable food items or cash donations. Donation bins and volunteers will be collecting at the main doors of Scotiabank Place to help support the Ottawa Food Bank. Game starts at 7:30 – buy your tickets online today!

Ravens Can Hunger!

THEY’VE DONE IT AGAIN! The 2011 Ravens Can Hunger campaign was a great success this year as Carleton’s department of recreation and athletics collected food and funds for the Ottawa Food Bank from Nov. 18-to Dec. 3, including a two-day Metro Glebe food drive. The Ravens donated over 3,200 pounds of food, and over $2,250! […]

CPRS Ottawa/Gatineau Holiday Social

IT’S HOLIDAY TIME! It’s also time for the Canadian Public Relations Society’s Holiday Social! This year’s FREE event will be held at The Grand in the Byward Market on December 15th from 5 – 7:30 p.m. As part of their ongoing community involvement, the Ottawa/Gatineau chapter of CPRS is encouraging those who attend to bring […]

Gowlings’ Cheque Presentation

GOWLINGS’ 4 ON 4 STREET HOCKEY TOURNAMENT RAISES $10,000 FOR THE OTTAWA FOOD BANK On November 2nd, approximately 30 teams participated in a day of hockey in the parking lot of Scotiabank Place for the 4th Annual Gowlings’ 4 on 4 Street Hockey Corporate Challenge. On December 9, tournament co-organizers and Gowlings’ partners, Eric Macramalla […]