How to Help During the Flood

Thank you to all who are looking for ways to help our neighbours who are having to deal with the rising water levels of the Ottawa River. We are touched by the number of people who are stepping up. The Ottawa Food Bank has been in contact with city councillors and food programs in affected […]

Thank you Tenants and Landlords for a wonderful food drive

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]For nearly two decades the Tenant-Landlord Spring Hope Food Drive has brought communities together as they collect non-perishable food items for the Ottawa Food Bank in their residential buildings. With close to 200 buildings participating this year, a combined total of 31,124 lbs. of food was donated!  Thank you to all the tenants of participating […]

Honoured to receive Outstanding Volunteer Program award

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Thank you to Volunteer Ottawa for recognizing the Ottawa Food Bank’s volunteer program with the Outstanding Volunteer Program award at the 2019 VOscars. This is truly an honour, as volunteers are so important to us at the Ottawa Food Bank. We work with approximately 3,000 amazing people every year who give so generously of their […]

Mondeau Bathroom and Kitchen helping to make the Food Sort Challenge a success!

Mondeau Bathroom and Kitchen is BACK! This is the second year for Mondeau as participants in the annual Food Sort Challenge, and this time they are also offering great support as the event’s Presenting Sponsor. “We believe in what the Ottawa Food Bank is doing for our community,” says Marco Bélanger, Operations Manager at Mondeau […]

Thank You Loaves and Fishes!

The Loaves and Fishes Fund of Ottawa-Carleton held its 19th Annual Fundraiser Gala at the Infinity Convention Centre on Saturday, April 13, 2019. Thanks to their hard work, and the generosity of the attendees, the event raised $165,000 to support this year’s beneficiaries, including the Ottawa Food Bank! Since the inception of the fund and […]

Volunteers Needed: Fill Plates Food Drive

We are fast approaching our April 20th Fill Plates Food Drive! This food drive is our LAST food drive until the start of the holiday giving season in October. As such, it’s a vitally important food drive to help us keep food costs down through the spring. Grocery store food drives are only successful when […]

We are hiring: Director of Programs & Planning – Mat. Leave Coverage

The Ottawa Food Bank is looking for an individual with highly developed leadership skills and strong organizational and problem-solving skills to take on this challenging role during this exciting time at the Ottawa Food Bank to cover for a 12-14 month maternity leave. This role should be filled by an innovative individual with a deep understanding […]