Thank You National Hotel and Suites Ottawa!

A big  thank you to team members from  The National Hotel and Suites Ottawa (361 Queen St.) for stopping by our warehouse today to take a tour and make a donation. The hotel has been collecting donations for a while through a number of fun initiatives, and as a result presented a cheque for over […]

Capital Food Blitz Totals

THANK YOU OTTAWA COMMUNITY! A team from Liberal MPP for Ottawa Centre, Yasir Naqvi’s, office came by the Ottawa Food Bank warehouse today to help reveal how much this year’s Capital Food Blitz Food Drive raised during the weekend of June 16th. Thanks to the generosity of the Ottawa community, 45,000 pounds of food was […]

Captial Food Blitz Food Drive

We’re once again teaming up with Yasir Naqvi, MPP Ottawa Centre and local politicians for the Capital Food Blitz Food Drive on June 16 and 17! Local politicians and Ottawa Food Bank volunteers will be out at roughly 20 Metro, Loblaws, Your Independent Grocer’s, and Superstore locations between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. during the […]

Rasputin’s Beard

Ottawa’s Open Stage for Groups Spirit of Rasputin’s and PSAC/AFPC present Rasputin’s Beard; an open stage for groups featuring: Cornflower Blue Los Outliers D’Amour The Pilkingtones Jazz Latté When: Sat. June 16 at 8 p.m. Where: Westboro Masonic Hall (430 Churchill at Byron) It’s a FREE show that will have “pass-the-hat” donations in support of […]

We’re Growing to Meet Demand

As the number of people in need of food assistance in Ottawa rises, so does our need for warehouse space. This summer, the Ottawa Food Bank will expand at its current warehouse location on Michael Street by taking over adjoining office and warehouse space. We are very fortunate to be able to expand while remaining […]

Food Distribution Policy Update

Where We’re At! We would like to provide you with an update regarding the Food Distribution Policy at the Ottawa Food Bank. As you may recall, the Ottawa Food Bank held our Bi-Annual Member Agency Open Forum in March. During this meeting we presented the Food Distribution Policy in order to establish procedures and guidelines […]

CANstruction Wrap-Up

Another amazing and impressive Canstruction has come and gone. With four teams participating, a generous 14,000 pounds of food was donated to the Ottawa Food Bank! Canstruction is an event where teams come together to build large structures out of nothing but non-perishable food items. Thank you to the teams – Health Check / grc […]

A Fantastic Food Aid Day

The eighth Annual Food Aid Day BBQ and CFRA Broadcast, held on June 1, was a huge success. This year’s BBQ and broadcast raised a record-breaking $167,407 for the Ottawa Food Bank’s Food Aid program. Food Aid is a beef program at the Ottawa Food Bank where the money raised goes towards purchasing and processing […]

Food Aid

A BBQ FOR YOU. FOOD FOR THOSE IN NEED. To raise money for our Food Aid program, we hold an annual BBQ. After all, what better way to raise money for a program that supplies beef to those in need than by selling burgers from The Works? In 2011, our Ottawa Food Aid BBQ and […]