Ottawa Food Bank Events

At the Ottawa Food Bank our vision is to provide healthy, accessible, sustainable food for all. Community led initiatives and creative fundraising events make all the difference. Donate funds, food, or both. Get your friends and family to join the fun. Learn more today!

Host A Fund/Food Drive

Get Involved! Fund drives, food drives and fundraising events provide the Ottawa Food Bank with the necessary resources to sustain our programs and ensure that a supply of emergency food is available to those who may need it.

Event Resources

You have decided to launch an event in support of the Ottawa Food Bank! Thank you! Now what? Head to our Event Resources page to find inspiration and event materials to help you promote your fund drive, food drive, or fundraising event!

Event Calendar

Find out more about upcoming community led initiatives and Ottawa Food Bank signature events. Learn how you can participate and get involved.

Ottawa Food Bank Signature Events

Did you know that the Ottawa Food Bank has a series of signature events? From grocery store food drives to Food Sort Challenge, these events are run by the Ottawa Food Bank team. Check them out and get involved!

Upcoming Events

Phoenix Big Band

June 4, 2023

Come, relax, and enjoy an evening of original music! The Phoenix Big Band would love to see you there. Please consider donating ONLINE in support of this event. They suggest

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Doors Open Ottawa

June 3, 2023

The Ottawa Food Bank is excited to be participating in Doors Open Ottawa, 2023! We will be offering tours of our new facility. Our warehouse is rarely seen by anyone

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Place De Papillon Yard Sale

May 27, 2023

Come to Orleans for this community garage sale where you will find household items, jewellery, plants, furniture, AND MORE! They will be accepting non-perishable and cash donations to the Ottawa

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Chemistry Magic Show

May 13, 2023

Light up the night with chemistry in the dark! Welcome to a fun and educational evening for the whole family (ages 6 and up). The festivities will begin with hands-on

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Great Glebe Garage Sale 2023

May 27, 2023

The Great Glebe Garage Sale is a popular community event held in the Glebe since 1986. The in-person sale is back for 2023 and is set to happen on Saturday

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Benefit Art Show for the Ottawa Food Bank

April 12, 2023 to April 15, 2023

Artist Julie Baribeau and guests are hosting a Benefit Art Show at Enriched Bread Artists Studios in support of the Ottawa Food Bank! Entry is free/donate what you can. Monetary

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