Thank you for making the holidays bright

Thanks to your support over the holidays, and with the tireless help of our member agency network, we were able to provide 25,000 meals for families and individuals to enjoy together in their homes. In addition to regular food bank and meal program supplies, your support helped to provide delicious turkeys, hams, and trimmings: 1,800 […]

That was one FULL Foyer!

CAPCORPS’s Fill The Foyer campaign is in it’s 8th year in support of the Ottawa Food Bank, and this was their best year yet. CAPCORP challenges their clients and partners to raise funds and food for the Ottawa Food Bank and they even to the leg work to make it easy for them! They go […]

We Are Hiring: Community Harvest Assistant (farm)

The Ottawa Food Bank is looking for two individuals to fill a full-time, contract positions as a Community Harvest Assistants starting early April 2020 and finishing the contract late October or early November 2020. The successful candidate(s) will have experience and general interest in gardening and farming, is reliable and able to work long days in […]

Ottawa made this the best CBC Project Give yet!

CBC’s listeners and viewers along with Ottawa Food Bank’s supporters worked together to make CBC Project Give a RECORD YEAR! When all was said and done, and the CBC Project Give related programing was over, the community donated an incredible $200,477.26! The special annual CBC broadcast was filled with live music, stories, prizes, giving, and […]

CBC Project Give is FRIDAY!

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 […]

So many Holiday Helpers during CTV Morning Live special broadcast

Generous supporters came out bright (dark?) and early to show support for the Ottawa Food Bank and the community. BellMedia and Ottawa Food Bank staff were at three drop off locations across the city – Walmart Baseline, Walmart Innes, and 87 George Street – to accept people’s kind gifts. Amazing supporters from across the city […]

We Are Hiring: Communications Coordinator

The Ottawa Food Bank is looking for an individual to fill a full-time, permanent position as a Communications Coordinator. The successful candidate will have experience and an in-depth understanding of communications, public relations, as well as social and traditional media. The ideal candidate is a bilingual team player who has a mature attitude and experience coordinating […]

We are very thankful for our member agencies

We’ve made it through Black Friday, Cyber Monday and GivingTuesday. It’s now time for Thankful Thursday and we have a BIG thank you give. THANK YOU to our incredible member agencies who work tirelessly to ensure their communities are cared for. Across the city, the staff and volunteers at these programs are the front line […]

You Helped Us Fill Fridges on GivingTuesday

Thank you to the generous Ottawa community for the incredible support on GivingTuesday! We went into it with the goal to raise enough money fill 1,500 refrigerators for families for ONE day. As the day went on, it was clear the Ottawa community wanted to help us do even more. When all is said and […]

Thank you Ottawa for stuffing all the buses!

THANK YOU to everyone who contributed during the 35th OC Transpo / Loblaw Annual Christmas Food Drive. Buses were parked outside Loblaw banner stores including Loblaws, No Frills, Superstore, and Your Independent Grocers locations on November 30th with dedicated volunteers from OC Transpo and the community. Select locations also had special volunteer guests from Jump! […]