Walmart helps to Fight Hunger and Spark Change in a big way

As a result of Walmart’s recent Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign, local Walmart locations have made and incredible donation to the Ottawa Food Bank. For an entire month earlier this year, Walmart’s across Canada were encouraging their customers to support local food banks in one of four ways. Customers could add a donation when online […]

Thank you Mechanical Contractors Association of Ottawa

July 9th was a gorgeous day for golf! The day marked the Mechanical Contractors Association’s (MCA) 20th Charity Golf Tournament, and it was a fantastic day with a record number of golfers participating. This charitable tournament has been in support of the Ottawa Food Bank’s Food Aid Program for a number of years. The generosity […]

Thank You IKEA!

Thank you to all the co-workers at IKEA for selecting the Ottawa Food Bank to be the beneficiary of this very special and generous donation. The money was raised during IKEA’s Let’s Play for Change campaign, where they sold special stuffies for kids that were actually designed by kids! This campaign raised an incredible $6,987.16 […]

It was the perfect day for Garage Sale-ing in the Glebe

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Great Glebe Garage Sale began 33 years ago as a way to bring the Glebe community together and raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank. Every year since, vendors have been encouraged to donate 10% of their earnings. As donations being mailed in from the Great Glebe Garage Sale have started to slow down, […]

Purolator and the REDBLACKS helped us Tackle Hunger

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our REDBLACKS may not have tackled the Alouettes on July 13th, but they did help us and Purolator to Tackle Hunger! The Saturday afternoon game was the annual Purolator Tackle Hunger Food Drive. RNation and football fans were encouraged to bring donations for the Ottawa Food Bank to the game. With a donation, you could […]

Volunteering in the Heat

In true Ottawa fashion, we have gone from minus temperatures to extreme heat in the blink of an eye. With that in mind, we want to ensure our volunteers stay healthy, hydrated, and continue to have fun while helping the community. Please consider the following when volunteering on a hot day: Keep hydrated and take […]