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

Food Sort Challenge 2024

May 24, 2024

Food Sort Challenge, presented by Mondeau Bathroom and Kitchen, a division of Boone, is one of the Ottawa Food Bank’s signature events. We are excited to announce the return of this

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Great Bowls of Fire

March 23, 2024

The Ottawa Guild of Potters is thrilled to once again host Great Bowls of Fire, our popular annual fundraising event for the Ottawa Food Bank. The event is once again

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Scouts Canada+ Metro Food Drive

March 23, 2024

Participating Locations Metro Island Park– 345 Carleton Ave, K1Y 0K3 Metro Convent Glen – 6509 Jeanne D’Arc, K1C 2R1 Metro Glebe – 754 Bank St, K1S 3V6 Metro Beechwood –

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Musical Ride Open House

February 24, 2024

The RCMP is excited to welcome visitors back to our stables for the Musical Ride Open House and Ottawa Food Bank Drive! This event has been an annual tradition in our community

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MOVE 100’s Tampon Tuesday

February 13, 2024 to March 5, 2024

Menstrual hygiene products are a basic necessity. But if you’re vulnerable or living in poverty, access to products can be super challenging. Together we can remove those barriers and end

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