It’s Give 30 time again!

Give 30 was founded in 2012 to focus on hunger in Canada and motivate people of all backgrounds to give to food banks during the month of Ramadan through give30.ca. Give 30 is designed to motivate people who are fasting during Ramadan to donate a portion of the money they save by skipping meals to […]

Thank you Waller Street Brewing!

Thank you to the amazing folks are Waller Street Brewing for your incredible support of the Ottawa Food Bank and the people for whom we provide food. Waller Street Brewing selected the Ottawa Food Bank to be the beneficiary of one of their Flights of Hope campaigns recently, and raised $234 for our cause. This […]

OPS helping women in need get sanitary hygiene products

For 28 days you can drop off sanitary hygiene products to help woman in need Ottawa Police is partnering with Women Helping Women and the Ottawa Food Bank to collect sanitary hygiene products  for women in need. May 28 is International Menstrual Hygiene Day, an annual awareness opportunity to challenge taboos and raise awareness about […]

A wonderful surprise visit from MotoForPeace

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Tuesday afternoon, we answered a phone call stating that a few people are going to stop by with police escort and food donations. When the group, MotoForPeace, showed up, it was so much more that we could have ever anticipated! The Ottawa Food Bank parking lot was suddenly filled with eight European motorcycles, two custom-built […]

It’s Community Harvest Season…

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] …and we need YOU! It’s time to start getting our farm ready to grow fresh, local fruits and vegetables for people in need in our city through our Community Harvest Program. We need groups, anywhere from 5 – 30 people, to help us out on our farm. This is a wonderful experience for corporate, […]