Delta Psi Delta Hallowe’en Food Drive

For 22 years the Delta Psi Delta Sorority has been collecting money and food for the Ottawa Food Bank. Last year’s Halloween food drive saw an amazing 2,300 pounds of food donated and this year they hope to collect even more. If you are in the Renfrew Ave – Holmwood Ave area between Bronson and […]


The 4th Annual Design and Build Competition In support of the Ottawa Food Bank Ottawa archeticts, engineers, contractors, designers, students, and enthusiasts are invited once again to sign up and participate in CANStruction Ottawa. What is CANstruction? Participants design & build structures made entirely of canned food within a 10’ L x10’ W x 8’ […]

Excellent Halloween Party with the Mayor

A SPOOK-TACULAR TIME AT CITY HALL Thank you to Mayor Jim Watson, and all the Trick-or-Treaters who took part in all the fun at City Hall on Saturday the 26th. Thanks to your generosity there is more food on the shelves of our Baby Supply Cupboard to help those vulnerable members of the community who […]

Trick or Treat with the Mayor

You’re Invited… …to trick or treat with Mayor Jim Watson. Come out for an evening of safe Hallowe’en fun in support of the Ottawa Food Bank’s Baby Supply Cupboard. When: Saturday, October 26th @ 5 – 8 p.m. Where: City Hall: Marion Dewer Plaza, Jean Pigott Place, and Andrew S. Haydon Hall Admission: a donation […]

Ottawa Jr. 67s Day

Mark your calendar and bring family and friends to celebrate and cheer the Ottawa Jr.67’s AAA teams! This year the Ottawa Jr 67s will celebrate their third “Ottawa Jr 67s day” at the Earl Armstrong arena on Saturday, October 26. The Ottawa Jr 67s day is an opportunity to see great hockey talent in the […]

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. Space is limited! You must register by emailing our volunteer coordinator, Jo-Anne at, if you would like to attend. As these […]

Thank you Telus

Telus is an amazing supporter of the Ottawa Food Bank. They support us both through giving, as well as volunteering their time. Friends and retirees of Telus donate to their favourite charities, and Telus has made a commitment to match those donations and deliver them to the recipients. Today we were delighted to have Ashton […]

Amazing DFAIT Charity Golf Tournament

September 6th marked the 16th Annual DFAIT Charity Golf Tournament at Casselview Golf Course. This tournament always sells out, and all participants walk away with smiles on their faces. It’s a great day filled with friends, family,  and a few golf “pros”. The tournament has a long-standing history of supporting the Ottawa Food Bank, and […]

Huntley Centennial Public School Fights Hunger!

Huntley Scares Hunger! From October 22nd until Halloween, staff and students at Huntley Centennial will be donating and collecting non-perishables for the Ottawa Food Bank. Donations from the community are also welcome any time during school hours. Our goal is to match the number of items to the combined ages of our staff… 1,658 or […]

2nd Annual Food Sort Challenge Results

Ready? Set. SORT! The Ottawa Food Bank’s 2nd Annual Food Sort Challenge, presented by Investors Group, was a great day and an even greater success. As the teams started to pour through the Ottawa Food Bank doors, it was clear the event was going to be filled with kind-hearts, laughter, and enthusiasm. Throughout the course […]