Fight Hunger. Spark Change. with Walmart!

Walmart locations across the City have long been supporters of the Ottawa Food Bank. Walmart’s newest campaign, Fight Hunger. Spark Change. is no exception. This new National campaign encouraged customers to make a donation by rounding up their purchase, and Ottawa Walmart locations have directed those donation to the Ottawa Food Bank. We are extremely […]

We are hiring: Events Manager

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in the areas of revenue generation through special events and community event partnerships. This includes but is not limited to developing, organizing, executing, and evaluating events programming.  This role supports the success of the Ottawa Food Bank by providing additional revenue through key events and corporate […]

Thank you Swampwater Jazz Band!

The talented members behind the Swampwater Jazz Band visted the Ottawa Food Bank this week to deliver a very generous $2,091.25 donation! This money was collected during this year’s Great Glebe Garage Sale from sale goers who stopped to enjoy their performance on Third Avenue. The band and the Ottawa Food Bank want to thank […]

We're swapping out old purchases with healthier options

We have officially launched Health Smart Our community food program partners and their clients have begun to see healthier choices in their deliveries as part of our new Health Smart Program. We are committed to investing over $400,000 annually to improve the health outcomes of people who depend on emergency food services. With the help […]

Thank you for the support, Ottawa Community Foundation!

THANK YOU Ottawa Community Foundation (formally Community Foundation of Ottawa) for supporting the Ottawa Food Bank’s Fare Share Program– Save Food Change Lives! With support from a multi-year grant of $45,000 we will be able to expand our food recovery program and increase the amount of nutritious and prepared food we collect throughout the city. […]

Eat Together Ottawa

It’s time to Eat Together, Ottawa! The Salvation Army, Ottawa Food Bank, Ottawa Public Health, and Loblaws have partnered to create the first Eat Together Ottawa campaign to encourage our community to gather and eat together in an effort to bring awareness to how food security and isolation impact physical and mental health. On Saturday, […]

Food Aid BBQ a success (even if it was raining!)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Thank you to all who showed up to City Hall on June 2nd, even if it was a bit wet, to support the Ottawa Food Bank’s Food Aid BBQ. Our Food Aid BBQ helps raise money for the Food Aid Beef Program, which purchases beef from local farmers in an effort of provide much needed […]

Thank you Malhotra Family Foundation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Thank you to Shawn and Louise Malhotra, the Malhotra Family Foundation, and  Claridge Homes for supporting the Ottawa Food Bank through the 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. The skies stayed clear long enough for everyone to get in a great day of golf, and raise an incredible amount for the Ottawa Food Bank. Shawn and […]