Feeding the Need: Fall 2017 Newsletter

We would like to share with you our Fall 2017 Feeding the Need newsletter!  Through this newsletter, we continue to share the stories of our community food programs and their 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 […]

Ottawa responded to our low Thanks for Giving Food Drive

September 30 marked our annual Thanks for Giving Food Drive, ahead of the Thanksgiving long weekend. While we are grateful for the donors and volunteers who participated that weekend, the results were significantly lower than we’ve seen in the past. In fact, we collected 50 per cent fewer donations than the previous year. We reported […]

Thank you, Rockable Hours!

Rockable Hours is an annual charity concert at Babylon Nightclub, featuring bands made up of lawyers and law students and Professors, to raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank. This year’s event was the biggest yet! This year’s line-up included: Chairman and the Bored (Gowlings) Bail Denied (University of Ottawa law school) Caveat Rumpus (Justice Canada/University […]

News Release: Food drive results down by 50 per cent from last year

Ottawa Food Bank encourages people to continue to give (Ottawa) This past Saturday was the Ottawa Food Bank’s annual Thanks for Giving Food Drive, which saw significantly lower than usual results. The food bank feels the timing of this year’s food drive may have hand an impact on the number. “Thanksgiving is earlier than usual […]

Thanks for Giving Donations Significantly Down

Donations down by 50 per cent This past Saturday was our annual Thanks for Giving Food Drive, which saw significantly lower than usual results. The beautiful weather and the fact that Thanksgiving is here earlier than usual may have had an impact on the numbers. [blockquote]“Thanksgiving is early this year,” says Michael Maidment, Executive Director […]