New KidZone and Mascot!

We have just launched our new KidZone on our website. This area is full of kid-friendly stuff, including our Birthday Club, photos, activities and fact sheets! Teaching our children about the importance of helping the community is key, as they are our philanthropists of tomorrow. We know the children in Ottawa are generous and inquisitive, […]

A warm welcome into Spring

A Successful Spring Food Drive Thank you to the wonderfully generous people in our Ottawa community for a successful Spring Food Drive. The Spring Food Drive is always an important one, especially after this year’s long winter and continually cool spring. It gives the Ottawa Food Bank the opportunity to re-stock its shelves for those […]

Our new Raised Bed Mulch Layer

Our Community Harvest Coordinator, Jason Gray, is getting ready for the growing season with the newest addition to our farming equipement. Thanks to a generous grant from the Harold Crabtree Foundation, we were able to purchase a much needed Raised Bed Mulch Layer. With this piece of equipment, Jason can shape the planting bed and […]

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 volunteer@ottawafoodbank.ca, if you would like to attend. As these […]

Spring Food Drive

Final weekend of the Spring Food Drive! Spring is approaching and it’s time to make sure our shelves stay stocked! Our wonderful volunteers will be out at participating grocery store locations during the final weekend of the Spring Food Drive on Saturday, April 19 only. The volunteers will be handing out bags to help make […]

A great 12th Annual Tenant Landlord Food Drive

12th time’s a charm! Every year, for the last 12 years, residential communities throughout Ottawa come together for the Tenant Landlord Food Drive. These communities then collect and donate as many non-perishable items as they can to the Ottawa Food Bank. Collectively, participating buildings donated  a combined total of 76,000 pounds of food! We owe […]

Hot Tots & Hot Mamas Consignment Sale

Ottawa’s Largest Women & Kids Consignment Sale! Hot Tots & Hot Mamas are the latest trends in selling consignment. This is a two weekend event showcasing Ottawa’s best second-hand women’s and children’s clothing, items, and accessories. Admission is $2 or FREE with a non-perishable donation to the Ottawa Food Bank. March 29-30 Earl of March […]

Spring Food Drive

The first weekend of the Spring Food Drive! Spring is approaching and it’s time to make sure our shelves stay stocked! Our wonderful volunteers will be out at participating grocery store locations during the first weekend of the food drive, April 12 & 13, as well as during the second weekend of the food drive, […]

Ottawa Food Bank’s Spring Food Drive

For immediate release: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Ottawa Food Bank begins their Spring Food Drive this Saturday (OTTAWA) The Ottawa Food Bank will officially launch its annual Spring Food Drive this Saturday, April 12th, encouraging individuals to donate non-perishable items at local grocery stores. The food drive will take place this coming weekend, as well […]

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 volunteer@ottawafoodbank.ca, if you would like to attend. As these […]