Government of Ontario Launches Tax Credit for Farmers & Food Banks

Ontario makes history as the first province in Canada to provide farmers with a tax credit for donating to local food banks On Monday September 29th 2014, the Honorable Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, alongside the Honorable Ted McMeekin and MPP Bob Bailey announced the launch of the new Food Donation […]

Thank you Ottawa Senators and Fan Fest!

Last weekend brought beautiful sunshine and the Ottawa Senator’s Fan Fest, presented by Canadian Tire, to the Canadian Tire Centre; a perfect way to launch the 2014-15 hockey season in Ottawa. There was lots to do for hockey fans, and they were once again encouraged to bring donations for the Ottawa Food Bank. Thousands of […]

Thanks for Giving food drive begins this weekend, volunteers needed

For Immediate Release: September 29, 2014 Help the Ottawa Food Bank make this food drive the best one yet (Ottawa, ON) – Volunteers are needed for the Ottawa Food Bank’s annual Thanks for Giving Food Drive which begins this weekend and continues next Friday and Saturday in grocery stores across the city. Volunteers will be […]

Food and Wine Show

A taste of the Italian Harvest Hosted by Sala San Marco, this wonderful event will be featuring selected area restaurants, wine & beer agents. Admission includes all food and beverage samples. September 28th, 2014 from 2 – 5 p.m. Banquet & Conference Centre, 215 Preston St – Little Italy Tickets now on sale! A limited […]

FanFest 2014

Kick of the hockey season with the Ottawa Senators! Saturday, September 27, 2014 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Canadian Tire Centre Free Parking Join us at a family fun day of Sens Army proportions. $10 tickets are available online now. NEW this year, general admission tickets will be available for sale to Fan Fest. 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 […]

Russell Drago Trio at NAC

Russell Drago Trio will be bringing their popular jazz to the National Art Centre (NAC) on Saturday, September 20th at 7:30 p.m. As Russell Drago is a supporter of the Ottawa Food Bank, he’ll be making a personal donation based on ticket sales. The more people who attend the concert, the greater the donation to […]

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 […]

CADTH Garage Sale

Join the CADTH team at their great garage sale on Saturday, Sept. 13 (rain date: Sat. Sept. 20). Expect a large selection of items generously donated by the staff at CADTH, including: antique, vintage and newer housewares, games, puzzles, jewellery, electronics, paintings and books. All items have been donated by the amazing staff at CADTH. […]

Savour Fall at Rideau Hall

Come out and join the Governor General at Rideau Hall during Savour Fall. This harvest celebration is an opportunity for visitors to appreciate and enjoy the simple pleasures of the fall season. All the fun and activities of Savour Fall at Rideau Hall begin at 12:30 p.m. Tours of the residence will be available! It […]