Alliance to End Homelessness calls for increased availabilty of low-rent housing

This month, the Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa (ATEHO) released their first of four progress reports on the state of homelessness in Ottawa. The municipal data analyzed underscores the dire state of Ottawa’s homeless crisis, and signals its growth. Rationale from ATEHO: Since 2005, the Alliance to End Homelessness has produced an annual Progress Report […]

Word Warz: It’s time to cheer on Stuntman Stu!

Our friends at Orleans Toyota and Bel Air Toyota are looking to make MAJIC 100’s Word Warz a little more interesting! Every time Stuntman Stu wins Word Warz the dealership will donate $100 to the Ottawa Food Bank. When Angie Poirier wins, they will donate $50.  This fundraising effort begins this week and carries on […]

2019 Ottawa Hunger Report

A city without hunger truly benefits us all The Ottawa Food Bank has released the 2019 Ottawa Hunger Report, which stresses the need for change in the city. When we become a city without hunger, it will truly benefit us all. When families and individuals are lifted out of poverty, they are not only healthier, […]

Save the Date: CBC Project Give is December 13th

This holiday season, help give hope and health to people in need in Ottawa. Join CBC Ottawa on Friday, Dec. 13 for the annual charity drive, Project Give, in support of the Ottawa Food Bank. We will be out in the community and at the National Art Centre with CBC from sunrise to sundown, bringing […]

CTV Morning Live Holiday Helpers: December 5

Join us and the team from CTV Morning Live on December 5th CTV Morning Live’s Holiday Helpers Food Drive in support of the Ottawa Food Bank helps get people talking about hunger in our city, while generously raising food and money to support our community. CTV Morning Live and the Ottawa Food Bank are calling […]

Thank you to the Scouts Canada, Metro, and Purolator!

Photo credit: @63OttawaCubs (Twitter) Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, and Venturers are known for doing all they can to build skills while helping others. The Annual Scouts, Metro, Purolator Food Drive in support of the Ottawa Food Bank helps accomplish just that, as these young and enthusiastic volunteers head to local Metro grocery stores and collect donations […]

We are hiring: Truck Driver & Warehouse Worker DZ

The Ottawa Food Bank is looking for an individual to fill a position for a full-time Truck Driver/Warehouse Worker with proven background and experience in warehousing but also driving 5-ton trucks in a city street environment. If you are energetic and motivated, have exceptional customer service skills as well as a drive and passion for […]

Make Change – CBC Project Give Workshop Series

Ahead of the annual CBC Project Give fundraiser in support of the Ottawa Food Bank, we invite you to join us for something new and creative as we lead up to this year’s fundraiser, which will take place live from the National Arts Centre on Dec. 13.  CBC Ottawa has planned three custom, artist-lead workshops […]

Did You Know: November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is a disease that brings with it many serious health challenges and that disproportionately affects certain groups of Canadians. For example, Canadians with lower incomes have a much higher prevalence of diabetes and greater challenges accessing supports. And health inequities are also present in the distribution of complications and comorbidity: lower-income earners experience poorer […]