Feeding the Need: Spring 2017 Newsletter

We would like to share with you our Spring 2017 Feeding the Need newsletter!  Through this newsletter, we continue to share the stories of our member agencies and clients, while including information about our programs. It is important to us that you know where your donations are going and who you are helping, when you donate […]

Volunteers Needed at Exciting Summer Event!

We will be hosting a Volunteer Information Session on Thursday April 6th regarding the exciting volunteer roles during the Défi Entreprises event on Sunday, May 7th. Défi Entreprises is an outdoor race day that includes 5K, 10K, Zumba, and Bootcamp-like events. The Ottawa Food Bank is a beneficiary of this event, and we need to […]

A huge thank you to the CCLA

Thank you so much to the County of Carleton Law Association for once again holding an incredible Annual Courthouse Food Drive. Every morning for a week, dedicated members of the CCLA and Ottawa law firms spend time in the lobby of the courthouse to accept donations for the Ottawa Food Bank, this year they also […]

Apply today! OC Transpo EquiPass now available

The new monthly transit pass available to eligible people on a low income The EquiPass will be available to an estimated 4,700 people who currently pay full price for their adult pass. People who turn to the Ottawa Food Bank for assistance often spend resources on transit, instead of purchasing food. Limited access to transportation […]

RECORD BREAKING RCMP Musical Ride Open House & Food Drive

THANK YOU to the families and individuals who attended the RCMP Musical Ride Open House & Food Drive. This is always a great event that gives the community the chance to see behind the scenes of the world famous musical ride, and we’re continually honoured to be involved as a beneficiary. Every year, guests are […]

Inaugural Heels for Meals a great success

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ottawa’s premier Heels for Meals event, held at SOCIAL, was a sold-out success. Though it was a first for this event, it left many guests asking when the next will take place. Hosted by Jamilah Taib Murray, Chairman of Sakto Corporation, Heels for Meals, a networking luncheon with extraordinary prizes and auction items, was a […]

Save It Forward: March 2 – 22

Save It Forward gives Real Canadian Superstore and No Frills customers in Ottawa the opportunity to the Ottawa Food Bank (or another of the two participating charities) when redeeming coupons from participating partners. The Spring 2017 brand partners include: Mondelez, Reckitt Benckiser (Canada) Inc., P&G, Kraft, Danone, Parmalat, Maple Leaf, and President’s Choice. Customers can […]