What your gifts provide during Christmas

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Christmas can be a particularly tough time of year for families and individuals who require emergency food support Making a monetary donation to the Ottawa Food Bank over the holidays helps us provide holiday extras to our community food programs across the city. We would not be able to do this without your support. […]

Last minute gift giving made easy!

Looking for that perfect gift? Make an online donation to the Ottawa Food Bank through CanadaHelps and you have the option to instantly send an ecard to a friend or loved one to let them know you’ve made a donation in their name – just in time for Christmas! The ecard is customizable with multiple […]

Still time to make your year-end gift

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] There is still time to make a donation and receive a charitable tax receipt for 2016. If you’ve been putting off your donation, but still want a tax receipt for this year, please ensure we receive your donation before midnight on Sunday, December 31st. The winter months are some of the busiest months for […]

CBC’s Project Give helps over 41,500 people

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]CBC’s listeners, viewers, and fans helped raise $151,786 for the Ottawa Food Bank this year during Project Give, the radio station’s annual fundraiser for charity. CBC Project Give was a full day fundraiser filled with live music, client and volunteer stories, contests, and more. It is difficult to put in words what a day like this […]

December 9th is CBC Project Give

It’s a day-long celebration of giving! This holiday season help give the gift of hope and food for those in need in Ottawa. On Friday, Dec. 9, please join CBC Ottawa for Project Give in support of the Ottawa Food Bank. Tune in and come out to meet the CBC Ottawa team and their special […]

Ottawa Hunger Report 2016: The Invisible Face of Hunger

The Ottawa Food Bank has released its inaugural Ottawa Hunger Report: The Invisible Face of Hunger Many of the facts and figures in the report will not come as a surprise. What is less obvious is the alarming trend this report uncovers. The first-hand accounts of clients who seek help is proof that hunger is […]

OC Transpo and Loblaws team together to make a difference

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The OC Transpo / Loblaws Christmas Food Drive was an amazing day! Thank you to all who contributed to this annual food drive, making Saturday, December 3rd so special. Buses and volunteers were at over 20 Loblaw locations across the city collecting food and monetary donations. Donors, volunteers, city/OC Transpo staff, and Loblaws employees […]

reFRESH has officially kicked off for the Winter

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Ottawa Food Bank is ready to provide produce throughout the winter months ReFRESH is the Ottawa Food Bank’s winter produce program, where $50,000 is allocated specifically to purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables to provide to our member agencies throughout the winter. This is the second year for the Ottawa Food Bank reFRESH program […]

CBC Project Give Dash & Dish Grocery Shopping Challenge

Donate to the Ottawa Food Bank and win the chance to compete in All in a Day’s Grocery Shopping Challenge! Alan Neal is at it again with another one of his famous contests! This contest is part of CBC’s Project Give. On Friday, Dec. 9 at 3 p.m., two teams of listeners will race through […]

Ottawa is FILLED with Holiday Helpers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The CTV Morning Live Holiday Helpers Food Drive was a success With donation drop-off locations at both 87 George (CTV Morning Live headquarters) and 1317 Michael Street (Ottawa Food Bank headquarters), the community showed up in droves to make their contribution to the Holiday Helpers Food Drive. For highlights of the donations made on […]