Spring Food Drive

Final weekend of the Spring Food Drive! Spring is approaching and it’s time to make sure our shelves stay stocked! Our wonderful volunteers will be out at participating grocery store locations during the final weekend of the Spring Food Drive on Saturday, March 30 only. The volunteers will be handing out bags to help make […]

We Had the Luck o’ the Irish!

THANK YOU to everyone who took the time to line up along the parade route with spare change and non-perishable food items in hand. Thanks to our amazing supporters in the Ottawa community, we collected $1,615 and 620 pounds of food! Also – thank you to our amazing volunteers who layered on their green clothing, […]

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 […]

Spring Food Drive

The first weekend of the Spring Food Drive! Spring is approaching and it’s time to make sure our shelves stay stocked! Our wonderful volunteers will be out at participating grocery store locations during the first weekend of the food drive, March 23 and 24, as well as during the second weekend of the food drive, […]

Gospel Benefit Concert

Road to Glory Road to Glory is coming to Ottawa and will be performing a benefit concert at the New Apostolic Church (2680 Prscilla Street) on March 16th, and 7 p.m. Road to Glory supports a number of food banks through their concerts in Kingston, Belleville, Denbigh, Sherbrooke and in other locations throughout Ontario and […]

Thank You CCLA!

County of Carleton Law Association’s Courthouse Food Drive The CCLA just wrapped up their annual Court House Food Drive. Members of the dedicated CCLA team would station themselves in the lobby of the courthouse from 8-9:30 a.m to accept donations on behalf of the Ottawa Food Bank from anyone entering the building. Their hard work […]

The 8th Annual Great Bowls of Fire

Ottawa Guild of Potters served a delicious evening! Once again, a BIG thank you to the organizers, attendees, and restaurants who helped make Great Bowls of Fire such a spectacular evening! Sandra Marshall, Anne Rae, and Klara Bruehlmann put together an amazing evening.  This delicious event brought in a very generous donation of just over […]

Thank You Credit Counselling Society

Thank you to the Credit Counselling Society for your generous donation Luke Chambers from Credit Counselling Society stopped by the Ottawa Food Bank to give a generous $1,000 donation to Peter Tilley, Ottawa Food Bank’s Executive Director. As with the Ottawa Food Bank, the Credit Counselling Society are accustomed to assisting people who struggle to […]

Ottawa Golf Expo and 3 Links Challenge

FORE! Guests to the Ottawa Golf Expo on March 9th and 10th at the Ernst and Young Center have an opportunity to fill out a ballot at the Emerald Links Golf Course, Anderson Links Golf Course and Cloverdale Links Golf Course booths. During the expo, 216 names will be drawn from the ballots and those […]

Fifth Monthly Jewel Food Drive

Great supporters of the Ottawa Food Bank, 98.5 The Jewel, will be collecting food donations for the five month in a row! When: March 9th, 10 – 4 p.m. Where: Metro Ogilvie Check out our list of most needed items for ideas on what to donate, and stop by the Metro to say HI to […]