Be a Holiday Hero

Cardel Homes is asking you to be a Holiday Hero From Dec 6-31 drop off non-perishable food items at any of the Cardel Homes sale centres. Also, “LIKE” them on Facebook and they’ll donate an additional $10 to the Ottawa Food Bank!

Ottawa Bach Choir

Come to the Ottawa Bach Choir’s benefit Christmas concert in support of the Ottawa Food Bank. When: December 21 at 7pm Where: 315 McLeod, McGarry Family Chapels Reflective seasonal works and readings with Caroline Léonardelli on the harp!

Faces Magazine Food Drive

Help Faces Magazine collect food for the Ottawa Food Bank and you could WIN! Faces Magazine will be giving prizes to those who contribute the most food to their food drive. Gather your donations and act fast – their food drive ends on December 20th. Everyone who brings in 10 non-perishable items (or more) will […]

2013 CTV Morning Live/BOB FM/CFRA Food Drive!

November 19th marked the lauch of the CTV Morning Live/BOB FM/CFRA Food Drive for the Ottawa Food Bank. Go online to register your food collection team, then from now until December 19th, collect your donations and deliver them to one of the food drive drop-off locations the morning of the big collection! The collection locations […]

Rockin’ on the Rideau ROCKED!

We have just learned of the grand success of October’s Rockin’ on the Rideau event. All proceeds from ticket sales, donations, and auction sales were donated to the two partner charities, the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre and the Ottawa Food Bank. This event raised an impressive amount of money, and over $15,100 was donated to […]

Ottawa Food Bank has urgent need for assistance

Ottawa Food Bank has urgent need for assistance Donations lagging behind previous years (Ottawa, ON) The Ottawa Food Bank is sending out an urgent appeal for cash donations this holiday season. As they head into their busiest time of year, donations are down by as much as 40 per cent as compared to last year. […]

Thank you Minto employees!

It has been a long tradition for Minto to provide their employees with a turkey at Christmas time. This turkey is a thank you to employees for all their hard work throughout the year, and is meant to be enjoyed with family and friends. This year, many of Minto’s employees decided they would like to […]

Amazing Benefit Concert!

Thank you to Uncle Sean and the organizers of the benefit concert held at Irene’s Pub over the weekend. The evening included  music by three amazing local bands, Uncle Sean and the Shifty Drifters, 90 Pounds of Ugly, and Lucky Ron. There was also a raffle, friends, and a lot of laughs. In the end, […]

Thank you Costco!

Costco Canada Head Office included the Ottawa Food Bank in their annual Christmas Party this year. Costco employees were given a shopping bag to fill with non-perishable donations to bring to the party. This task was taken very seriously by the employees, as most showed up with packed grocery bags, collectively donating a grand total […]

Congratulations Diane Morrison!

The staff team and Board of Directors at the Ottawa Food Bank would like to wish our Board Chair, Diane Morrison, a heart-felt congratulations for her recent Order of Canada recognition. The Order of Canada is a centerpiece in Canada’s honours system and recognizes a lifetime of outstanding achievement, dedication to the community, and service […]