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Boosting Food Donations In Partnership with Place D’Orleans Shopping Centre

The Ottawa Food Bank has teamed up with Place d’Orleans Shopping Centre to make donating food easier than ever! With more people in need of food assistance than ever before, this partnership comes at a crucial time.

What’s Happening?

A special donation drop-off area has been set up inside Place d’Orleans Shopping Centre. This space, located in a vacant retail spot, is now open for shoppers and visitors to drop off non-perishable food items. You can donate nutritious items like canned fish and meats, baby food and formula, and canned vegetables and fruits. These donations will help provide essential nourishment to families and individuals in Ottawa who are facing food insecurity.

Why Now?

The Ottawa Food Bank has seen a record number of community members needing help. With more people turning to food programs, this partnership aims to meet the growing demand. By making it convenient for people to donate while they shop, Place d’Orleans hopes to encourage more community support.

How You Can Help?

It’s simple! Next time you visit Place d’Orleans Shopping Centre, bring along some non-perishable food items and drop them off at the designated donation area. Every little bit helps and can make a big difference for someone in need.

A Message from the Leaders

Emma Martin, Marketing Manager at Place d’Orleans, shared her excitement about the partnership, saying, “We recognize the growing need in our community and wanted to find a way to encourage shoppers and visitors to help their neighbours in need of essential food items. We’re so happy with the support from the community so far.”

Rachael Wilson, CEO of the Ottawa Food Bank, expressed her gratitude, stating, “This generous initiative by Place d’Orleans highlights the strength and compassion of our community. By making it convenient for shoppers to donate, we can better support those in need and work towards a food-secure Ottawa.”

Join the Cause

This partnership is a fantastic opportunity to give back to the community. Next time you’re at Place d’Orleans, consider bringing some non-perishable food items to donate. Together, we can help ensure no one in Ottawa goes hungry.

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