Thank you Yarn Forward!

Outstanding Community Supporters A big thank-you to Jo-Anne Raven, and all the customers and members at Yarn Forward & Sew-On (581 Bank Street), for your continued support. With the help of the Sewing and Embroidery Club members Yarn Forward has been donating food to the Ottawa Food Bank every month for the last six years, […]

Eighth Monthly Jewel Food Drive

Great supporters of the Ottawa Food Bank, 98.5 The Jewel, will be collecting food donations for the eighth month in a row! When: Sunday, June 23, 12 – 4 p.m. Where: Wilson’s Independent – 2681 Alta Vista Drive A big thank you for their efforts so far. Check out our list of most needed items […]

Barrhaven Music Academy’s Annual Summer Concert

Join the students of the Barrhaven Music Academy for their annual Summer Concert in support of the Ottawa Food Bank! Saturday, June 22, 2013 starting at 11:00am, followed by shows at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. at 30 Cleary Ave, off Richmond Rd. It will be a day full of classical and contemporary music, featuring the piano, guitar, […]

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 hope […]

Capital Food Blitz Final Totals

THANK YOU OTTAWA COMMUNITY! Thanks to the generosity of the Ottawa community, 36,000 pounds of food was raised in one short afternoon. That makes an accumulated total of 356,000 pounds of food over the last eight years of Capital Food Blitzes! Thanks to all who donated. A big thank you to the participating Metro, Loblaws, […]

Capital Food Blitz Food Drive

It’s time, once again, for us to team up with Yasir Naqvi, MPP Ottawa Centre, and local politicians for the Capital Food Blitz Food Drive on June 15. Keep an eye out for local politicians and Ottawa Food Bank volunteers at 18 Metro, Loblaws, Your Independent Grocer’s, and Superstore locations between 1 p.m and 4 […]

We love our Purolator Friends!

Days like yesterday make us realize how amazing the people of Ottawa, and surrounding area, really are. Out of the blue, our friends from Purolator stopped by with a donation of $585. This money was raised in their Ottawa and Pembroke offices through a number of fundraising activities. Thank you very much for your ongoing […]

Thank You Glebe Apothecary

Cliff Ells from the Glebe Apothecary happily presents  $250 to Sarah Burns from the Ottawa Food Bank for the Genuine Health  Pay The Love Forward campaign they held in store.  It was clearly a success; thank you to the Glebe Apothecary, and to all who participated and donated.  

Volunteers Needed: Capital Food Blitz

Capital Food Blitz food drive hits grocery stores citywide this Saturday Saturday, June 15 marks the 7th Annual Capital Food Blitz Food Drive. In an effort to stock the Ottawa Food Bank’s shelves for what is typically a lean summer season, customers at 18 local Loblaws, Metro, Superstore and Your Independent Grocer locations will be […]

Music Photography Exhibition of John Rowlands

Throughout his career, John Rowlands has photographed almost everybody in rock and roll with any significance. Rolling Stones Beatles Bob Dylan Elton John James Brown BeeGees David Bowie Elvis Presly  and more! Come out and see his works during this one days show. There will also be prints exhibited and for sale. During the exhibition, […]