Holiday Campaign — Winter is Coming but Hunger Knows no Season

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I want to take the time to tell you about Kya – a young girl in need of your help. Families like Kya’s need your help. Kya’s mom and dad have always worked hard. While money has been tight in the past, it’s gotten much worse since the pandemic. Kya’s mom and dad both lost […]

Tasty Recipes to Kick Off Diabetes Awareness Month

Did you know that people who are unable to afford healthy foods to put on the table are at much higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes? The chronic stress of food insecurity and poverty releases a stress hormone (cortisol) that further increases the risk of type 2 diabetes. Once a person living in poverty […]

Community Member Spotlight — David Harries

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Crowvid19 is a metal sculpture created by David Harries that helped raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank. Crowvid19 is a very unique fundraiser. This metal sculpture was auctioned off weekly, and the winner got to host this beautiful piece of art for a week on their front-lawn. In just under 6 months, this fundraiser […]