Dine Wine Wintertime

Presented by Scotiabank and brought to you by the members of the Ottawa Gatineau Hotel Association: Dine Wine Wintertime Warm up for Winterlude with a 2-hour tasting of unique and delectable offerings from the chefs of leading Ottawa Gatineau hotels – expertly paired with fine and premium wines from Canada and around the world! This […]

Winter Celelbration with the Governor General

Winter Celebration January 25, 2014 – 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Come join Governor General David Johnston and Mrs. Sharon Johnston for an afternoon of winter delights at Rideau Hall such as: skating on the outdoor rink dog sledding biathlon kick sledding bandy (ice field hockey) horse-drawn wagon rides residence tours and much more All […]

Another Congratulations to our Chair, Diane Morrison

Right on the heels of receiving the Order of Canada, Diane Morrison is once again recognized for her outstanding work in the Ottawa community. Diane has been appointed the Order of Ontario for her excellent work at the Ottawa Mission. Under her leadership the organization was transformed from a small, 70-bed shelter into a facility […]

A Great Scouts Day at the 67s Game

Thank you to the Scouts and to the 67s for, once again, including the Ottawa Food Bank in their fun day on Sunday, January 19th. Because of your great efforts, you collected and donated 1,000 pounds of food and just over $415! Thank you very much for your on-going support. It is appreciated not only […]

AGM Summary

Thank you to all the wonderful supporters, volunteers, and member agency partners who toughed the cold, and joined us at our Annual General Meeting on Monday, January 20th. The meeting began with the Chair of the Board, Diane Morrison, welcoming everyone to the meeting and making mention of the importance of everything they, as member […]

Scouts Day at the 67’s Game

Scouts Canada and the Ottawa 67’s are doing a food drive once again, at the Canadian Tire Centre. Come watch the Ottawa 67’s take on the Peterborough Petes on Sunday, January 19. The puck drop is at 2 p.m. Scouts and volunteers will be there to collect your non-perishable and monetary donations for the Ottawa […]

Holiday Food Drive Summary

Thank you to workplaces across Ottawa! A big thank you to the 400 workplaces across the city that participated in the 2013 Holiday Food Drive! Our numbers are in, drum roll please….. The AMAZING participating workplaces collectively donated approximately 149,000 lbs of food and $87,358!! Every year, when the Holiday Food Drive comes to a […]

Thank you Ottawa Rotary Home

Ottawa Rotary Home set a goal to donate 400 lbs of food or $250 to the Ottawa Food Bank. As an intensive to get family and friends to donate, if they reached their goal the management and Adult Day Program staff would have to come to work straight out of bed – no make up, […]

Jewel Monthly Food Drive

Great supporters of the Ottawa Food Bank, 98.5 The Jewel, will be collecting food donations for the Ottawa Food Bank! When: Saturday, January 11th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Where: Superstore Orleans Check out our list of most needed items for ideas on what to donate, and stop by the Independent to say HI to […]

Thank you EllisDon!

Before the Christmas break, long-time supporters EllisDon held BBQs for their trades on site  for $5.00 a plate, had 50/50 draws at most of their sites, held bake sales, and also auctioned off Christmas baskets. This fundraising initiative is an annual thing for the organizations, and during this time, everyone is always so wonderful and […]