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

Holiday Food Drive 2022

December 1, 2022 to December 26, 2022

Collect for those in need this holiday season! It is hard enough to not be able to provide gifts to your loved ones at this time of year. But not

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CBC Project Give

December 9, 2022

This year, CBC is hosting Project Give live from the National Arts Centre to celebrate community and kindness! This holiday season, help give hope and health to people in need

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Big Soul Project: Let’s Celebrate!

December 10, 2022

This Christmas, Big Soul Project returns to live performance, and their 25th anniversary as a choir! They are raising money for the Ottawa Food Bank again this year and all

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Mayor’s 20th Annual Christmas Celebration

December 10, 2022

The Mayor’s Annual Christmas Celebration returns to City Hall and the Marion Dewar Plaza on Saturday December 10th! The Ottawa Food Bank will be onsite collecting non-perishable food and monetary

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