Annual General Meeting Summary

Once again, our wonderful members and supporters toughed the cold weather to attend the Ottawa Food Bank’s Annual General Meeting on January 21st. Representatives from Ottawa Food Bank member agencies, colleagues, friends, and associates gathered to discuss the activities and finances of the past year, and to acknowledge the road ahead. The meeting began with […]

Ottawa Celebrity and Media Photo Contest Launch

This winter Ottawa media and celebrities hone their photo skills to participate in a photo contest and exhibition at Ottawa Studio Works followed by an auction of the artworks to support the Ottawa Food Bank! Event Launch: Sunday, January 20th, 2013; 10-11:30am Patrick Gordon Framing 160 Elm Street, Ottawa, Ontario – enter off City Centre Ave. Participants meet […]

YOW Fountain Donation

Thank you Ottawa International Airport Authority! Ottawa Food Bank Executive Director, Peter Tilley, went out to the Ottawa airport to receive a donation from the Ottawa International Airport Authority. This donation was  from money tossed into the fountain at YOW, as well as from their holiday celebrations, including a Wine So Others Can Dine raffle, […]

Thank you Bridgehead Roastery!

Thank you to Bridgehead Roastery for making our needed supplies list a little shorter! The generous team at Bridgehead Roastery has donated 26 bags of coffee to us for our volunteers. With our newly renovated volunteer room, the coffee is a lovely addition for us to be able to offer to the wonderful people who […]

Thank you Rainbow Foods

Rainbow Foods is a great example of taking initiative and having fun with the Holiday Food Drive. In an effort to raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank, they had paper decorations available in-store for customers to purchase to decorate the store’s tree. Through this, they raised more than $2,600 – including a very generous […]

A Great Holiday Food Drive

Workplaces across Ottawa have shown amazing generosity! With more offices participating than ever before, this year’s food drive beat last year, and once again, brought in record numbers! As the last of the coins get rolled we can announce that the 2012 Holiday Food Drive brought in an amazing $62,000 and 279,000 pounds of food! […]

Third Monthly Jewel Food Drive

Great supporters of the Ottawa Food Bank, 98.5 The Jewel, will be collecting food donations for the third month in a row! When: January 12, 10 – 4 p.m. Where: Superstore Orleans Their December food drive brought in 2,200 pounds of food! Check out our list of most needed items for ideas on what to […]