We’re Hiring: Development Manager, Engagement & Partnerships

Are you a dynamic relationship builder, who thrives engaging the community, building corporate partnerships and identifying new, innovative funding opportunities? Do you enjoy coaching and motivating your colleagues towards success, and working collaboratively with the department to help ensure continued growth? Under the direct supervision of Director of Communications & Development, the Development Manager, Engagement […]

Fall 2021 Newsletter – How Your Contribution Helps

Your kind-hearted contributions to the Ottawa Food Bank make such a tremendous difference to people experiencing hunger within our community.   Our Fall 2021 newsletter provides a snapshot of how your contribution has helped, and features the dedication and hard work of Achille, our Warehouse Coordinator. Interviewer: Can you tell me a bit about your […]

Community Co-Design Report September 2021

This report, authored by The Tamarack Institute, outlines the results found by the Ottawa Food Bank network and stakeholders in developing values and priorities, while creating a roadmap to guide the actions of the network for the next three to five years. Read the report

World Food Day

Every year, World Food Day is celebrated on the 16th of October. World Food Day was established in honour of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in 1945, and is observed annually to draw attention to issues surrounding food insecurity and world hunger. “Whether you’re a government, private business, NGO, journalist, city, or […]

Thank YOU for Giving

Saturday, October 9 was our annual Thanks for Giving Food Drive. The food drive marks an important time of year, as we enter the busy holiday season and begin restocking our shelves for our community. Thank you to all that donated! Your support helps ensure our neighbours have access to the food they need in […]

Giving Thanks: Ottawa Senators Alumni + Pinty’s Delicious Foods!

On Wednesday, October 6, Pinty’s Delcious Foods donated 150 turkeys to the Ottawa Senators, just ahead of the Thanksgiving weekend. Ottawa Senators alumni selected the Ottawa Food Bank as one of four lucky beneficiaries in the Ottawa-Gatineau region! The Turkey’s were distributed to the following local non-profits: Cornerstone Housing for Women Moisson Outaouais The Ottawa […]

Khalsa Aid supports KickStart!

The Ottawa Food Bank is thrilled to announce a donation from Khalsa Aid Canada: 580lbs (approx. 140 cases) of Nature Valley Granola bars! Khalsa Aid was interested in supporting the Ottawa Food Bank’s KickStart After 4 program. KickStart After 4 is our after-school program which gives nutritious meals and snacks to children who often go […]