A city without hunger benefits us all.

Hunger Action Month 2023: VOLUNTEER

The third theme for Hunger Action Month is VOLUNTEER Donating your time and skills is an impactful way to help fill the gaps created by food insecurity. READ THE VOLUNTEER IMPACT REPORT Ottawa’s

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Honoured to host Her Excellency

We were honoured to welcome to our Community Harvest farm Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada. She joined our volunteers to wash kale

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Welcome to the Ottawa Food Bank

Everyday we see how hunger affects men, women and children and how it can become a barrier to success. People who come to us have families and jobs to keep with bills to pay. Life is challenging enough. Imagine facing it on an empty stomach.

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The story of the Ottawa Food Bank

The numbers speak for themselves

annual visits to food banks in Ottawa
0 tons
of food distributed each day
community food programs supplied
0 %
of clients are children
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