Thank you Zoë!

Zoë stopped by the Ottawa Food Bank this week with her family and a truck-bed full of donations! As part of a kindness project for her religion class, Zoë chose to support the Ottawa Food Bank. By doing so, she collected and donated well over 100 items! Her classmates all chose a different act of […]

The luck of the Irish was with us!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The morning of the St. Patrick’s Day parade started off chilly but warmed up as the day went on. The cool weather didn’t stop the Ottawa Food Bank’s amazing volunteers from walking all the way from City Hall to Lansdowne collecting food and money donations from generous parade-goers. This year’s parade brought in a spectacular […]

Thank you for your generosity CCLA!

Long-time supporters of the Ottawa Food Bank, the County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA) stepped up once again! Every year around this time, the CCLA holds a food and fund drive in support of the Ottawa Food Bank. Dedicated members of the CCLA team station themselves in their lobby to accept donations. Their hard work […]

Thank you Ottawa Police Service

Our friends from the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) stopped by today with a wonderful donation. Internally, OPS held an Easter food drive in support of the Ottawa Food Bank. OPS arrived at the food bank with a car full of food totaling nearly 400 lbs, and an incredibly generous monetary donation of over $820! The […]

Support Your Neighbours

It is the unfortunate reality that thousands of your neighbours in our city go to bed hungry. Your support is needed now, as it is year round, so we can continue to provide much needed food to our 140 emergency food programs across the City. Your support goes far with the Ottawa Food Bank, as […]

Volunteers Needed April 2 and 3

It’s time for the annual Spring Food Drive, and we need YOU! We are looking for people who have three hours to spare on April 2nd or 3rd (or BOTH!) to help us out during our Spring Food Drive. Volunteers are pivotal to the success of this food drive. As a volunteer, you will greet […]

Thursdays are awesome!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We would love to recognize the hard work and dedication of a group of volunteers who join us Thursday mornings to manage donations in our warehouse. This group always shows up with an incredible attitude and excellent work ethic. Recently, they have been helping sort the massive donation the Ottawa Food Bank received as part […]

A great Sens Open Practice

Thank you to the Ottawa Senators and the Canadian Tire Centre for including the Ottawa Food Bank during the Sens Open Practice on March 15th. Sens fans were invited to watch the action as the Ottawa Senators practiced the morning before their game against the Minnesota Wild (which the Sens WON!). Attendees were asked to […]

Cute Story Alert!

Elliott’s Amazing Imagination One of the many great things about working at the Ottawa Food Bank is when supporters and members of the community come to visit to see their donations at work. Today an enthusiastic five year old, Elliott, stopped by with his Mom and Dad. Elliott celebrated his birthday at the end of […]

Job Posting: Executive Assistant

The Ottawa Food Bank is looking for an Executive Assistant with proven background and experience in providing administrative support to an executive role, or a team of executives. If you possess a high level of personal initiative, have a drive and passion for the Ottawa Food Bank’s core values and mission, then you may be […]