Volunteer Information Session

You Are Invited To Attend! Each one-hour volunteer information session takes place on-site at the Ottawa Food Bank (1317 Michael St) in our volunteer room, and includes a short tour of our warehouse operation. Please email our volunteer coordinator, Jo-Anne at volunteer@theottawafoodbank.ca, if you would like to attend. As these sessions are on-going, please specify which […]

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 […]

A wonderful BBQ to support children in need

Sodexo and the Ottawa Food Bank hosts annual BBQ for summer camp children As part of Ottawa Food Bank’s KickStart Program and Sodexo’s Feeding Our Future® initiative, over 200 excited children from the Ottawa area enjoyed an amazing day and free BBQ at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum on July 17th. Through this amazing […]

Introducing… The Freddie!

Thank you to the friends and family of passed Ottawa Food Bank supporter Fred Wong for donating a van to the Ottawa Food Bank. Fred Wong was a long-time supporter of the Ottawa Food Bank, throwing an annual BBQ with friends in an effort to raise money to help the Ottawa community. After he passed […]

Thank You Union Local 613!

The wonderful guys and gals at Union Local 613 are constantly finding ways to help the Ottawa Food Bank. Their latest contribution came during their one-year anniversary party, which they turned into a fundraiser. “July 14th. Street Food for the Food Bank. 8 chefs. 35 bones. Wicked.” And “wicked” it was! The event was a […]

Thank you Walmart!

Thank you to our friends at the 9 participating Walmarts across Ottawa for hosting the recent Walmart Summer Food Drive! Walmart has been great to the Ottawa Food Bank, whether it’s volunteering, participating in special events such as the Food Sort Challenge, or hosting food drives. Another thank you to our volunteers who were handing […]

A Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond Story

A captivating tribute to one of the greatest singer/songwriters of all time! Featuring Mark Thomas, the tribute takes place on Saturday July 13 at 8 p.m. at Centrepointe Theatre (101 Centrepointe Drive). Tickets are only $30, and a portion of sales will go directly to the Ottawa Food Bank! Purchase your tickets today online, or […]

Ottawa Plays Hockey for Food!

Thank you to the team from Five Hole for Food for organizing such a successful stop in Ottawa. People joined Five Hole for Food and the Ottawa Food Bank on Sparks Street to play some good ol’ fashioned road hockey. Admission to play was a donation to the Ottawa Food Bank. Five Hole for Food […]

Thank you MCA!

A big thank you to everyone at the Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA) in Ottawa for planning an amazing golf tournament in support of the Ottawa Food Bank’s Food Aid program. This annual golf tournament is always such a fun and successful day where the staff at the Ottawa Food Bank get blown away by the […]

OFB Loves the Chicken Farmers of Canada

Canada Day in Ottawa is always a great day. The Chicken Farmers of Canada make the day all the more special by hosting the Great Canadian Chicken BBQ, where proceeds from the chicken sandwich dish go to the Ottawa Food Bank. This event is always a fun and successful fundraiser. The chicken BBQ isn’t the […]