Mayor’s Penny Drive Results

The pennies are rolled and the results are in! Mayor Jim Watson’s Penny Drive, which was primarily set up by City Hall’s information desk, brought in $619.83! The amount includes the generous contribution from the Scottish and Irish Store. The Nepean Chamber of Commerce also gave the penny drive a boost by collecting pennies at […]

Volunteer Information Session

You Are Invited To Attend! Each one-hour volunteer information session takes place on-site at the Ottawa Food Bank in our volunteer room, and includes a short tour of our warehouse operation. Please email our volunteer coordinator, Jo-Anne, if you would like to attend. As these sessions are on-going, please specify which date you’re attending. We […]

A Beautiful Photo Contest

The recent Media and Celebrity Photo Contest was a great way to get the community involved in an engaging fundraiser, as well as an amazing way to raise awareness for the Ottawa Food Bank. On Saturday, February 23rd, Harry Nowell opened his studio doors to the community to view and auction on the submitted photos. […]

Thank you D. Roy Kennedy Public School!

A big thank you to Principle Randy Little for inviting the Ottawa Food Bank to D. Roy Kennedy Public School’s staff and student assembly this morning. We were honoured to be there to say thank you to the students for their amazing efforts with a recent bake sale. Money from the bake sale was donated […]

Thank You, Tim Hortons!

The Tim Hortons Food Drive has come to a close, and was once again a success thanks to the organization and coffee lovers, alike! While donation boxes from a few Tim Hortons locations still need to be picked up, the brunt of the food has been collected and our totals are in! This week-long food […]

2013 Nakkertok Ski Pulk Pull

2nd Year in a Row – Another Successful Pulk Cross country skiers came together at Nakkertok mid-February to compete by pulling a sled containing a 10kg sac of flour for 6km! At the end of the race, all the the flour was donated to the Ottawa Food Bank to distribute to food programs throughout the […]

Ottawa Celebrity and Media Photo Contest Exhibition and Auction

Final Exhibition and Silent Auction Saturday, February 23rd, 2013; noon to 8:30pm Ottawa Studio Works 160 Preston St. Ottawa. Auction Thanks to the sponsors, participant photos will exhibited at Ottawa Studio Works where they will be auctioned to the highest bidder with proceeds to aid the Ottawa Food Bank. Donations will also be gladly accepted. […]

2nd Annual Nakkertok Ski Pulk Pull

READY. SET. SKI! Nakkertok is at it again! Cross country skiers are gathering to compete by pulling a sled containing a 10kg sac of flour for up to 7.5km! The winner is the first person to cross the finish line. To sign up to participate in the fun register online today! After the race, all […]

After the Holiday Season Food Drive

Cercle Kiriza, in association with Le Petit Chicago and Le Troquet, is holding a special food drive and fundraising event in recognition of the fact that hunger extends beyond the holidays. The event will be held over two days: Friday, February 22 at le Petit Chicago (50 Promenade du Portage, Hull-Gatineau) starting at 6 p.m […]

WinterFIT Lean BBQ Fundraiser & Food Drive

The Glebe BIA and The Works are hosting the WinterFIT Lean BBQ Fundraiser and Food Drive (corner of Bank St and Glebe Ave), in support of the Ottawa Food Bank on Saturday, February 16th from 12 – 2 p.m. in the Rogers Communications Parking lot (Corner of Bank St and Glebe Ave). Enbridge Gas is […]