Thank You, Ottawa, for Donating & Stuffing the OC Transpo Busses!

Oc transpo loblaw food drive

A huge THANK YOU to all of those who lent a helping hand during the 36th OC Transpo/Loblaw Food Drive. Buses were parked outside Loblaw banner stores including Loblaws, No Frills, Superstore, and Your Independent Grocers locations this past Saturday, December 19th, with OC Transpo employees and our Ottawa’s Best Volunteers. Select locations also had […]

Farmers Donate Funds & Chicken to Ottawa Food Bank

Local elected officials join chicken farmers for donation. OTTAWA, ON – December 22, 2020 – Hon. Mona Fortier, Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance (MP for Ottawa-Vanier), MPP John Fraser (Ottawa-South), and Councillor Jean Cloutier (Ward 18 – Alta Vista), joined Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) and Chicken Farmers of Ontario […]

We Are Hiring: Human Resources Manager

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The Ottawa Food Bank is looking for an individual to fill a full-time position as a Human Resources Manager. Under the direct supervision of the Director of Finance and Administration, the Human Resources Manager is responsible for a wide variety of human resources activities for the entire organization, including administrative duties and payroll, but also staff […]

Thank You Ottawa For Making This a Record-Breaking CBC Project Give!

CBC Project Give

This day of story-telling, music, and kindness raised $282,498.84! The very first Project Give in 2014 helped the Ottawa Food Bank pilot our reFRESH Program, which made it possible for us to purchase produce over the winter months when our farm is closed. The program is still alive and well, and we’ve expanded it to […]

Volunteers Needed: OC Transpo & Loblaw Food Drive

Grocery story food drives are only successful when we have volunteers! This is where you come in! Visit our volunteer online sign up page, scroll to the December 19th postings, and find a store location, date, and time that works best for you! Details: Help ensure everyone in our community has a healthy meal this […]

Tune in to CBC Ottawa’s Project Give This Friday, December 11th!

CBC Ottawa’s Project Give will focus on storytelling and community kindness during the pandemic. On Friday, December 11, CBC Ottawa will host Project Give. While we can’t ask Ottawa to join us in person this year, we continue our commitment to support the Ottawa Food Bank and bring our audience a full day of stories, […]

CTV Morning Live’s Holiday Helpers Results — THANK YOU!

CTV morning live holiday helpers food drive

Your donations helped make this year’s CTV Morning Live Holiday Helpers Food Drive a memorable one. This year’s Holiday Helpers Food Drive looked a lot different than in previous years. The fact that it was a virtual event did not at all affect its success. Thank you to everyone who donated to help make a […]

You Helped Us a Lot Fill Fridges on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Thank you to the generous Ottawa community for the incredible support on GivingTuesday! We went into it with the goal to raise enough money to 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 […]

Giving Tuesday is Here, and Your Gift Will Be Matched!

Giving Tuesday Sobeys Matching campaign

Looking for a fresh deal on Cyber Monday? Well, this could be the best deal you’ll see today! Today, for only $36 you can fill a fridge for a family for one day. Each month, over 39,000 men, women and children living right here in Ottawa depend on us for food assistance. And with all […]