Community Member Spotlight — Christopher Griffin

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When the pandemic struck, Christopher Griffin started a weekly art auction that evolved into an extremely successful fundraiser. Christopher Griffin’s Every Thursday Art Auction ran from April 2nd to September 24th for a total of 6 months. In those 6 months, he managed to raise a whopping $36,812! Following this extremely successful fundraiser, we asked […]

We Are Hiring: Truck Driver & Warehouse Worker DZ

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The Ottawa Food Bank is looking for an individual to fill a full-time, one-year contract position as a Truck Driver & Warehouse Worker DZ. Under the supervision of the Manager – Operations, the Truck Driver/Warehouse Worker DZ organizes and prepares daily deliveries and performs warehouse and other related duties; picks up donated/purchased food and other goods […]

World Food Day

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World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on the 16th of October in honour of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. This year’s theme is Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. Our Actions are our Future. The FAO encourages you to “Whether you’re a government, […]

Holiday Food Drive — Help us Fill Fridges!

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Help us Fill Fridges and Register your workplace for our annual Holiday Food Drive presented by Mosaic! This year, due to COVID-19, we are launching early to give everyone a chance to participate safely. This time of year is aptly known as the “season of giving”. People across the city always inspire us by their […]

Thanks for Giving Generously!

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Thank you to everyone who donated during our Thanks for Giving Food Drive this past Saturday of the Thanksgiving long weekend. This annual October food drive is always our first food drive after the summer months, a time when donations slow dramatically. For that reason, this food drive is always so important to us and […]

Thanks for Giving Food Drive

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Our annual Thanks for Giving Food Drive is our official kick-off to the giving season – and we are looking forward to it! The community has been so generous during this tough time, and we’re hoping that generosity continues as we head into the long cold months ahead. This year’s food drive is going to […]