THE MAHONES: The Hunger & The Fight CD Release Party

D’Arcy McGee’s (44 Sparks St.) is happy to host The Mahones on Friday, Oct. 31st at 9 p.m. – and they’re accepting donations of food or cash for the Ottawa Food Bank in lieu of cover charge! ABOUT THE EVENT Since 1990 these Canadian Paddy Punk pioneers have been blowing people away with unbelievably high […]

A happy Halloween event with the Mayor!

Everyone seemed to have a SPOOKtacular time at last weekend’s Trick or Treat with the Mayor event at City Hall. As always, the Halloween event was in support of the Ottawa Food Bank’s Baby Supply Cupboard and attendees were encourage to bring donations. Thanks to the generous spirits celebrated a family safe Halloween with the […]

Trick or Treat with the Mayor

You’re Invited… …to trick or treat with Mayor Jim Watson. Come out for an evening of safe Hallowe’en fun in support of the Ottawa Food Bank’s Baby Supply Cupboard. When: Saturday, October 25th @ 4 – 7 p.m. Where: City Hall: Marion Dewer Plaza, Jean Pigott Place, and Andrew S. Haydon Hall Admission: a donation […]

What if Weekends…

… Exhibit and Book Launch Come to the exhibit and book launch of creative photo manipulations by photographer/image editor Julian Luckham and friends. October 24-25, 2014 Noon – 10 p.m. 325 Richmond Rd Non-perishable food donations to the Ottawa Food Bank will be accepted. The event is going to be a combination book launch, costume […]

East India Co Restaurant helps KickStart

Thank you to the East India Co Restaurant for including the Ottawa Food Bank in their 2nd annual fundraiser. This event is an amazing night for food, prizes, and fun and will be an annual fundraiser for the Ottawa Food Bank’s KickStart program. KickStart is our program which helps school meal programs and after-school clubs […]

Thank you Gluten Free Expo

The Ottawa Food Bank was once again invited to attend the recent Gluten Free Expo, where vendors and attendances were encouraged to make a donation. After a wonderful expo, the Ottawa Food Bank received a total of approximately 2,000 lbs of food and $1,785! Thank you to all who made a donation, and thank you […]

Amazing Food Sort Challenge

The Ottawa Food Bank recently held its 3rd Annual Food Sort Challenge. An event that ran from 10 in the morning until 4:30 in the afternoon with 20 teams pairing off two at a time to sort a tonne of food the fastest. What a day! Thank you to the 20 teams who participated. Collectively […]

Thank you Zombies!

While the Zombies may have been partially focused on eating brains, they also recognized that non-zombies are in need of more. Thank you to the organizers of the ever-popular and fun Ottawa Zombie Walk for another great event, and thank you for once again making it in support of the Ottawa Food Bank. This years […]

Thanks for Giving, Ottawa

Thank you to all who participated in our annual Thanks for Giving Food Drive. This food drive took place is grocery stores across the City during the first two weekends of October. Thank you very much to the participating Loblaws, Metro, Your Independent Grocers, and Superstore locations for allowing our volunteers into your stores to […]

Bare Bottoms Diaper Drive

Donate Diapers and Help Babies in Need Diaper need is a critical issues, together we can make a difference in our community. Please help during the fifth annual Bare Bottoms Diaper Drive! Date of Diaper Drive: October 18 – November 30 Drop-off Sites: 1) McDaniels Independent – 200 Grant Carmen Dr. 2) Loblaws Gloucester – […]