Break-through 5-year Partnership Between Preston Square, Ottawa Food Bank

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Preston Square committed to supporting families with children in vulnerable communities through the Ottawa Food Bank. (Ottawa) Preston Square has committed to pledge $100,000 to the Ottawa Food Bank over a 5-year period to support some of the cities most vulnerable, babies and infants. “On behalf of our staff and loyal Tenants at Preston Square, […]

Hunger Action Month Week Four: Donate

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Hunger Action Month is a time for all communities across Canada to come together and learn about hunger, while advocating for change and supporting our neighbours. The fourth theme of Hunger Action Month is DONATE. Keep an eye on our social media for updates, and join in on the conversation! We want to hear what […]

Hunger Action Month: Member Agency Spotlight #3

DID YOU KNOW… The main function of the Ottawa Food Bank is to assist 112 emergency food programs across the city. These programs are our (FANTASTIC!) member agencies. We help our member agency network by providing them with food and supplies, grant and training opportunities, and support. It is through these hard-working agencies that we […]

Hunger Action Month: Volunteer Feature

As part of Volunteer Week during Hunger Action Month, we’d like to feature one of our amazing volunteers. Carol has been a cherished supporter of the Ottawa Food Bank for nearly a decade, and we are so grateful that she regularly joins us in our warehouse to lend a helping hand as a volunteer food […]

Hunger Action Month Week Three: Volunteer

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Hunger Action Month is a time for all communities across Canada to come together and learn about hunger, while advocating for change and supporting our neighbours. The third theme of Hunger Action Month is VOLUNTEER. Are you an Ottawa Food Bank volunteer? We’d love for you to share pictures and stories about the amazing volunteer […]

Hunger Action Month: Member Agency Spotlight #2

DID YOU KNOW… The main function of the Ottawa Food Bank is to assist 112 emergency food programs across the city. These programs are our (FANTASTIC!) member agencies. We help our member agency network by providing them with food and supplies, grant and training opportunities, and support. It is through these hard-working agencies that we […]

Hunger Action Month Week Two: ADVOCATE

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Hunger Action Month is a time for all communities across Canada to come together and learn about hunger, while advocating for change and supporting our neighbours.The second theme of Hunger Action Month is ADVOCATE. Keep an eye on our social media for updates, and join in on the conversation! We want to hear what you […]

Hunger Action Month: Member Agency Spotlight

DID YOU KNOW… The main function of the Ottawa Food Bank is to assist 112 emergency food programs across the city. These programs are our (AMAZING!) member agencies. We help our member agency network by providing them with needed food and supplies, grant and training opportunities, and support. It is through these hard-working agencies that […]

Hunger Action Month Week One: EDUCATE

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Hunger Action Month is a time for all communities across Canada to come together and learn about hunger, while advocating for change and supporting our neighbours. The first theme of Hunger Action Month is EDUCATE. Keep an eye on our social media for updates, and join in on the conversation! We want to hear what […]

Interim CEO Announcement

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The Ottawa Food Bank’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachael Wilson as the Interim CEO, effective September 21st, 2020. As previously announced, after seven years of exemplary leadership at the Ottawa Food Bank, Michael Maidment has accepted an exciting opportunity with the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. His last day with […]