Thank you, Jon!

During our Holiday Food Drive, Dymon Storage helps pick up donations once organizations and groups across the city have completed their internal food drives. Dymon Storage has been helping the Holiday Food Drive for the last seven years, and since day one Jon Rodas (right, in the picture above with his colleague Sydni) has spearheaded […]

Paying It Forward for the Holidays

This morning as we opened our doors for the day, someone popped in to make a donation. This donor had a story to tell and her story was all about paying it forward. She lost a lot, as so many did, in September after the tornadoes flew through Ottawa and the surrounding area; she lost […]

CBC Project Give is a record breaker!

Thank you to everyone for your incredible generosity! CBC’s fans and Ottawa Food Bank’s supporters collectively donated  $197,845.70 to provide food to our community during CBC Project Give on December 14th. Thank you to all who contributed – your generosity has helped brighten the holidays for thousands in our city. The annual and joyous broadcast […]

Thank you to our Kanata Lakes Golf Club friends

Our friends from the Kanata Lakes Golf Club have once again joined us in our warehouse on December 12th to volunteer and help us sort incoming donations of food. This tradition has been going on for at least five years, and we are happy to spend time with them every year. In addition to volunteering, […]

Project Give is December 14th!

It’s a day-long celebration of giving! This holiday season, help give hope and health to people in need in Ottawa. Join CBC Ottawa and the Ottawa Food Bank on Friday, Dec. 14 for the annual fundraiser and special broadcast, Project Give. We will be out in the community with CBC from sunrise to sundown, bringing […]

2018 Ottawa Hunger Report: Food Banks Do More as Governments Do Less

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We have released our 2018 Ottawa Hunger Report, titled Food Banks Do More, As Governments Do Less. The report indicates that we and our network of agencies are having to become long-term food providers in order to fill gaps left by government programs. Demand for emergency food support has increased by nearly 30 per cent […]

Thank you to all the Holiday Helpers out there!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 11th Annual CTV Morning Live Holiday Helpers a Success Continuing the tradition of three locations for people to visit and drop off donations (Walmart Innes, Walmart Baseline, and CTV Morning Live headquarters), the community came out bright and early to show support for the Ottawa Food Bank and the people for whom we provide. […]

Ottawa Stuffed 20 Buses as part of the OC Transpo Loblaws Christmas Food Drive

THANK YOU to everyone who donated during the 34th annual OC Transpo / Loblaws Christmas Food Drive. The community support during this event is incredible. Buses were parked at 20 Loblaws, No Frills, Superstore, and Your Independent Grocery store locations with dedicated volunteers from OC Transpo and the community, as well as Jump! and BOOM […]