First-Time Donor Super Credit

Super Credit is great incentive for first-time donors When thinking about donating for the first time remember the below benefits. Also consider making that donation one to the Ottawa Food Bank! The federal government established a First-Time Donor’s Super Credit to encourage charitable donations from first-time donors or those who have not claimed a charitable […]

Another GREAT Ski Pulk

140 kg of flour for the Ottawa Food Bank! This past weekend was the third annual Nakkertok Ski Pulk Pull, and what a success! Fourteen participants took on the challenge of hooking themselves up to a sled with a payload of 10 kg of flour and jumped into a mass start race covering a distance […]

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 Foundation for Wellness Professionals

They Ottawa Food Bank would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to the Foundation for Wellness Professionals for their donation of just over $545! The Foundation for Wellness Professionals hit the pavement across Ottawa to fundraise in various ways. Thanks for all your hard work, a donation of this size will make a big […]

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, February 15th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Where: Loblaws Merivale 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 3M!

Thank you very much to James Frappier from 3M for stopping by today to present the Ottawa Food Bank with a very generous donation of $3,000! The amazing employees of 3M contributed what they could, and the organization added to the pot as well. With our ability to stretch a dollar donated into approximate $5 […]

Food Bank Ride for Hunger

Carleton Regional Snowmobile Club presents the 2nd Annual Food Bank Ride for Hunger The ride leaves from D&S Southern Comfort BBQ (6501 Russell Rd. Carlsbad Springs) Registration at 10 a.m. and the ride hits the road at 11 a.m. The organizers are asking that you please bring a non-perishable or cash donation for the Ottawa […]

Phoenix Big Band

THE PHOENIX BIG BAND INVITES YOU TO JOIN THEM FOR A NIGHT OF BLUES When: Sunday, February 9th  – 6-9 p.m. Where:  The Atomic Rooster – 303 Bank Street (between Somerset and MacLaren) GOOD FOOD, GOOD MUSIC, GOOD TIMES Louis Weatherhead (Guitar/Bass Guitar/Vocals), Dan Sharon (Saxophone/Bass Guitar), Ed Krul (Cornet/Trumpet), Mark Fryars (Keyboard/Vocals), Steve Ballou […]


The Chive Ottawa is doing their best to spread the word about the need for hunger assistance in Ottawa. They’ve been Tweeting and Facebooking about how you can donate to the Ottawa Food Bank, and will end their campaign by having a big food drive at Loblaws Isabella on Saturday, Feb 8th from 8 a.m. […]

2013 Ottawa Ice Bowl

TIME FOR SOME DISC GOLF The Ottawa Disc Golf Club is hosting their Ottawa Ice Bowl on February 8th at the Kanata Disc Golf Course in Beaverbrook Park . This is where disc golfers from across the Ottawa Region brave the weather and come together for the City’s premier event for fans of the sport. […]