It’s almost Five Hole for Food time!

Will YOU play hockey for food? What: Playing some good ol’ fashioned pick-up street hockey for a good cause! Cost: Donation to the Ottawa Food Bank! When: July 9th, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Where: Sparks Street (Between Bank and O’Connor) Show up with a donation and play! If you don’t have a stick, they’ll […]

Thank you to Capital Food Blitz participants!

A big THANK YOU to all who volunteered, participated, and donated during our recent Capital Food Blitz food drive! With your help, we raised 16,000 pounds of food in just one afternoon! A special thank you to the amazing local politicians who participated, Yasir Naqvi, John Fraser, Keith Egli, and David Chernushenko.

Happy Birthday, Mia!

Mia spent her 11th birthday with us, helping us grow fresh vegetables in our field through our Community Harvest Program. Along with friends, Mia did an amazing job planting all our zucchini seeds (that’s approximately 500 plants!) and helping weed the Swiss Chard. Mia had come up with the idea to have her birthday party […]

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 […]

Capital Food Blitz

It’s time, once again, for us to team up with Yasir Naqvi, MPP Ottawa Centre, and local politicians for the Capital Food Blitz Food Drive on June 21. Keep an eye out for local politicians and Ottawa Food Bank volunteers at eight Metro, Loblaws, and Superstore locations between 1 p.m and 4 p.m. during 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 volunteer@ottawafoodbank.ca, if you would like to attend. As these […]

The numbers are rolling in for the GGGS

A successful Great Glebe Garage Sale! As garage sale participants continue to send in their donations from money earned at the Great Glebe Garage Sale, we are astounded by the community’s generosity! So far, we have received a total of nearly $7,000! We are so appreciate of everyone who donates through this amazing community event, […]

Wow! Thank you Chase!

A big thank you to Chase who just did a HUGE food drive for us and donated close to 4,750 pounds of food!! Thank you Chase; we really appreciate your continued support. The employees at Chase are definitely helping make a difference in the lives of people in need in our community.

We’ve joined Give 30

Hunger-fighting Campaign Launches Across Canada National grassroots efforts tap into spirit of Ramadan Food banks across Canada are gearing up to take part in a national grassroots initiative combating hunger which launches its third annual campaign this week. Give 30 was founded in 2012 to focus on hunger in Canada and motivate people of all […]

Thank you Systematix Ottawa

The Systematix Ottawa Team is passionate about their business and the region in which they live and work.  On May 29th 2014, Systematix hosted their highly popular annual fundraising event for the Ottawa Food Bank. “The Ottawa Food Bank is such an important part of our community” said Carolyn Mitchell, President of Systematix Ottawa “and […]