Ottawa Food Bank supports motion to declare a housing emergency in Ottawa

The Ottawa Food Bank, along with our member agency network, are encouraged by City Council’s unanimous support of Councillor McKenny’s motion recognizing an emergency and crisis in our city regarding affordable housing and homelessness. There are well over 12,000 people on the wait list for affordable housing. Currently, people are living in hotels and motels, […]

Your filled thousands of fridges this past holiday season

Thanks to your holiday spirit and generosity, our volunteer food sorters have been working hard since the Holiday Food Drive, presented by Mosaic, began in November. Over the course of the Holiday Food Drive a total of 433 workplaces, classrooms, community groups, and teams collectively raised more than $240,000 and 98,195 lbs. of food. This […]

We are hiring: Community Engagement and Events Manager

Under the direct supervision of Director of Communications & Development, the Community Engagement and Events Manager is responsible for all aspects of events revenue generation and planning and for the Ottawa Food Bank, including Ottawa Food Bank signature events and third party/corporate sponsored events. The ideal candidate will have a dynamic and outgoing personality, be […]

2020 Food Sort Challenge – Early Bird Registration!

Days Hours Minutes Early Bird Registration is now open forFood Sort Challenge 2020! Our Food Sort Challenge, presented by Mondeau Bathroom and Kitchen, is getting tougher and tougher every year!  New for 2020: Recreational Rounds & Professional Streams (think Grocery Stores!) We are thrilled to announce, that once again this year our Food Sort Challenge […]