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 […]

2015 Annual General Meeting Summary

Thank you to all the wonderful supporters, volunteers, and member agency partners who attended the Ottawa Food Bank’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday, January 26. The meeting began with Ottawa Food Bank’s Executive Director, Michael Maidment, and  Chair of the Board, Diane Morrison, welcoming everyone to the AGM and emphasizing the important work everyone […]

Happy 5th Anniversary, Valley Stream!

Happy Anniversary and thank you to Valley Stream Retirement Community! As part of their anniversary celebration, the team at Valley Stream had a silent auction that raised an impressive $2,368! Thank you for donating the money raised to the Ottawa Food Bank. This money will go far in the Ottawa community to help ensure no […]

Thank you i-Sight!

A big thank you to our friends from i-Sight who stopped by our warehouse with a very generous donation. Their incredible gift will to go toward building upon our Community Harvest program, which helps is provide fresh fruits and vegetables to people in need. i-Sight employees took some time last harvest season to volunteer at […]

Annual General Meeting

Ottawa Food Bank’s Annual General Meeting The Ottawa Food Bank will be holding their AGM in their warehouse on Monday, January 26th, 2015. Location: 1317 Michael Street Time: 6 p.m.

Celebrate Winter at Rideau Hall

Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston invite the public to get active and come experience various Nordic sports and traditions during Winter Celebration at Rideau Hall, on Saturday, January 24, 2015, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Highlights will include: dog sledding; giant ski races horse-drawn […]

Rotary Club Food Drives

Rotary Clubs across the City are doing a food drive for the Ottawa Food Bank on January 24 as part of a Rotary District wide effort to underline the problems of hunger which still exist in even our most affluent communities. All clubs will be doing an event on January 24th related to raising awareness. […]

A Wonderful Holiday Food Drive

Thank you, Ottawa! A big thank you to the over 400 workplaces across our great city that participated in the 2014 Holiday Food Drive. We’ve counted and tallied all your donations and this year was a great success! The AMAZING participating workplaces collectively donated approximately 135,000 lbs of food and $113,700!! As the Holiday Food […]

Thank you Gamma-Dynacare

A big thank you to the team at Gamma-Dynacare for thinking of the Ottawa Food Bank when deciding their charity of choice for the 2014 holiday season. An Ottawa Food Bank representative was invited to visit Gamma Dynacare to speak to staff and pick up their Holiday Food Drive donations. While there, Chantal Simoneau, Laboratory […]

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 […]