Mark Your Calendars for CBC Project Give!

This holiday season, help give hope and health to people in need in Ottawa. Tune in to CBC Ottawa on Friday, December 10 for the annual charity drive, Project Give, in support of the Ottawa Food Bank! CBC Ottawa will present a whole day of special broadcasts, with your favourite local hosts and reporters, supporting our community. Ottawa Morning, All in a […]

Today is Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday is here!  Giving Tuesday, which has been observed annually since 2012, is the Tuesday following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and is a day dedicated to giving back. This day kicks off the gift-giving season for many of us. Join us in filling 1,500 fridges today, while giving back to your Ottawa community […]

Week 4: Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! Observed around the globe, Diabetes Awareness Month is a time when individuals, community groups, organizations, and people come together to bring attention to diabetes. Food that is high in nutrients is the cornerstone of good health and can help to prevent chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes. While many […]

We’re Hiring: Director, Operations

The Ottawa Food Bank is seeking an individual to fill the full-time role of Director of Operations. The Operations team at the Ottawa Food Bank is critical to its ability to distribute food safely and efficiently to the Ottawa community. As Director of Operations, you will have direct oversight of the warehouse, food collection, and […]

Week 3: Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! Observed around the globe, Diabetes Awareness Month is a time when individuals, community groups, organizations, and people come together to bring attention to diabetes. In high-income countries like Canada, we are seeing overnutrition caused by overeating or consuming highly processed foods, and undernutrition caused by a lack of nutrients, either as […]

Holiday Food Drive: Join Us!

It is hard enough to not be able to provide gifts to your loved ones at this time of year. But not being able to provide food either is heartbreaking! Help us raise funds and food this holiday season by registering for our annualHoliday Food Drive, presented and by Mosaic! Each year, we call on […]

Week 2: Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! Observed around the globe, Diabetes Awareness Month is a time when individuals, community groups, organizations, and people come together to bring attention to diabetes. This week, we ask ourselves: Why does type 2 diabetes disproportionately affect those living on a lower income? Those who experience food insecurity are often unable […]

Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! Observed around the globe, Diabetes Awareness Month is a time when individuals, community groups, organizations, and people come together to bring attention to diabetes. This year also marks the 100th anniversary of the Canadian, life-saving discovery of insulin. Even after 100 years of insulin, 1 in 3 Canadians live with […]