Hunger Action Month: DONATE

The 4th week of Hunger Action Month carries the theme DONATE. Our donors help immensely with our main objective and vision: healthy, accessible, sustainable food for all. There are many ways to donate, and each helps our operations in a different way. You can donate money, food, or your time. Money Donating money to the […]

Wonderful generosity at Heels for Meals

Thank you who everyone to attended and contributed to Heels for Meals in support of our Baby Basics Program. The generosity and kindness of everyone who showed up to Social Cocktail & Lounge was truly moving. Your support will make a difference in the lives of new, young, and struggling families in our city. Diapers […]

We’re Hiring: Communications Manager

The Ottawa Food Bank’s communications team is growing and we’re looking for a Communications Manager. Under the direct supervision of Director of Communications & Development, the Communications Manager oversees all aspects of the Ottawa Food Bank’s communications and brand. They develop and implement a strategic communications plan to advance the Ottawa Food Bank’s brand identity; […]

Volunteers Needed: Thanks for Giving Food Drive

Thanksgiving and our Thanks for Giving Food Drive are the kick off to the giving season and we need YOU to help make it great. Every year, amazing volunteers head to grocery store locations across the city and help turn shoppers into donors. This process is so important to us, as it helps us prepare […]

Loblaws employees from across two provinces visit Ottawa Food Bank

On September 16th we hosted approximate 130 Loblaws/Provigo executive employees from across Ontario and Quebec, as they were in Ottawa for meetings. While in town, they stopped by to visit the Ottawa Food Bank so we could share with them how their grocery store locations help us to provide for the community. The team was […]

Hunger Action Month: Volunteer

We couldn’t do it without you Volunteering is not only a great help to us, but we hear that it’s incredibly rewarding for those who give their time. The kind people who volunteer with the Ottawa Food Bank help us – in the most hands-on way possible – get our neighbours beyond hunger. We are […]

A great first annual ORCF & Friends Charity Golf Tournament

We are grateful to have been considered a “friend” during the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation & Friends Charity Golf Tournament at Casselview Golf & Country Club earlier this month. The grey and cool start to the day did not keep participants away from this tournament as golfers showed up with bags of non-perishable food items […]

Thank you Royale Equestrian Centre Riders!

Thank you to Susan, Emily, and all the riders at Royale Equestrian Centre for supporting the Ottawa Food Bank. Susan, a rider at Royale, found herself with extra riding gear from her daughter. She approached Emily – owner of Royale Equestrian Centre – and asked if she could set up a food drive where riders […]

Hunger Action Month: Advocate

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This week of Hunger Action Month is dedicated to ADVOCACY. This is our chance to not only help the community with their current needs, but to let it be known that we demand to see change so our community will no longer need us in the first place. The Problem: Hunger is a symptom of […]

Hunger Action Month: EDUCATE

The first theme of Hunger Action Month is EDUCATE. This week we want to ensure our community knows what our role is in the city. We want you to know what YOU help us accomplish through your generous support. Keep an eye on our social media for updates, and join in on the conversation! We […]