Spring Matching Gift Campaign

We have an exciting opportunity to provide even MORE fresh, healthy food to families and individuals who need it most. This Spring, when you make a donation directed to our Matching Gift Campaign, the Malhotra Family Foundation will match it! This is an incredible chance to see your donation go twice as far when providing […]

It may be the end of National Volunteer Week, but…

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] …we want to celebrate you the other 51 weeks of the year too! While the national week to officially recognize and celebrate volunteers may be coming to a close, we will continue to appreciate our volunteers throughout the year. We are fortunate to have the opportunity to work with approximately 3,000 amazing volunteers throughout […]

Ottawa Food Security Conference 2018: A Path to Food Security

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Ottawa Food Bank is pleased to host its inaugural Ottawa Food Security Conference, with this year’s theme being A Path to Food Security. This conference aims to develop and grow the discourse around food security in Ottawa through knowledge sharing and professional development. Poverty and food insecurity are very real issues in Ottawa, and […]

Your test drives = food for people in Ottawa

THANK YOU to John Mierins Automotive Group for holding another Wheels for Meals fundraising campaign in support of the Ottawa Food Bank. For every test drive at participating dealerships between April 2nd and 10th, $25 was donated to the Ottawa Food Bank. This amazing campaign raised $8,650 for the Ottawa Food Bank – this is […]

The BIGGEST and BEST Food Sort Challenge Yet!

You were Ready. You were Set. And you SORTED your hearts out! This year’s 6th Annual Food Sort Challenge, presented by Escape Manor, was amped to the next level thanks to the record number of teams, amazing venue, and incredible partners and sponsors. In one day, these 48 teams sorted through 48,000 lbs of food […]

THANK YOU Ottawa Guild of Potters!

Goodness, Gracious, Great Bowls of Fire! Thank you to the Ottawa Guild of Potters for generously hosting another successful Great Bowls of Fire event, in support of the Ottawa Food Bank. Your hard work, generosity, and continued support is not only appreciated by us, but also by the 38,400 people for whom we provide food […]

Loaves and Fishes 18th Annual Charity Gala

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Loaves and Fishes Fund invites you to their charity gala This gala is a wonderful evening to help the Loaves and Fishes Fund raise money for their fight against hunger and to help the less fortunate in our community. Loaves and Fishes uses the funds raised to help charitable organizations in our community, […]

Walmart Fight Hunger. Spark Change.

Walmart is helping us fight hunger and spark change in our community and across Canada through Food Bank’s Canada. There are a number of way customers can participate, including: Purchase participating products: For every purchase (in-store and online at walmart.ca) of select products, participating brands will donate a portion of the proceeds to Food Banks […]

Thanks to all who donated this Spring Food Drive

Spring Has Sprung We are so happy with the kindness our supporters showed during our annual Spring Food Drive on the last two Saturdays of March. In just eight hours (four hours each Saturday), you donated approximately 14,000 pounds of food! Thank you to everyone who showed incredible generosity while out doing groceries. Thank you […]

The Food Sort Challenge is lit up thanks to UTG Digital Media

UTG Digital Media (UTG) will be lighting up the Food Sort Challenge as our official Stage Sponsor. UTG will be providing a huge LED screen for our stage as well as various digital signs and displays throughout Aberdeen Pavilion. [blockquote]”We’re happy to support the Ottawa Food Bank as it is a great organization with awesome […]