Rent Payments and Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Below is some information on financial assistance and supports for rent arrears provided by Ottawa’s COVID-19 Human Needs Task Force. Some residents may be struggling financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which may put some households at risk of eviction because of unpaid rent. The ban on residential evictions has now ended, and the Landlord […]

Thank You for Filling Thousands of Fridges This Holiday Season

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The 2020 edition of Holiday Food Drive, Presented by Mosaic raised… You donated You also donated nearly of food That means we’ve filled enough fridges to provide a week’s worth of food for 2,341 families of four! We were thrilled and very moved to see the community come together and adapt to the challenges of […]

A Year of Crisis & Kindness: Ottawa Food Bank COVID-19 Report

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The Ottawa community was glued to their news channels and Twitter feeds on in early March when we collectively received word that the Novel Coronavirus had reached our city. The nation’s capital was officially part of the global pandemic and our everyday way of life was about to change. Ottawa, the Ottawa Food Bank, and […]

Thank You to All Those Involved in Making Home Deliveries Possible

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Direct home delivery is a new service the Ottawa Food Bank introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic to help people shelter in place. In December, the number of home deliveries across Ottawa increased by 39% from the month before. Thank you Amazon Canada for your contribution of $30K which helps cover the costs of home delivery […]

We Are Hiring: Community Harvest Assistant

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The Ottawa Food Bank is looking for two individuals to fill full-time, 7-month contract positions as a Community Harvest Assistants. Working alongside the Community Harvest Manager, the Community Harvest Assistant performs all field-based tasks required to operate an 8-acre fruit and vegetable farm.  This role also involves the daily coordination of volunteers working at the farm, […]

Thank You Supporters!

We would like to sincerely thank everyone, from individuals to workplaces, who made a commitment to their community by donating to the Ottawa Food Bank during the 2019-2020 fiscal year. You were in our corner during the 2019 giving season, and you stayed with us as things got more difficult than we have ever experienced […]