Ottawa Food Bank Events

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Food and fund drives 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 Toolkits

We encourage you to throw your own event in support of the Ottawa Food Bank, and our Event Toolkit provides you with materials to help you promote it!

Upcoming Events

Get details about upcoming Ottawa Food Bank events. Learn how you can participate and get involved.

Annual Events

Many of our events are held annually, including the Food Aid BBQ, Food Sort Challenge and our Holiday Food Drive. 

Upcoming Events

Food Sort Challenge

May 1, 2020

Excited for this year’s Food Sort Challenge? We are too! The Food Sort Challenge, presented by Mondeau Bathroom and Kitchen, is a fast-paced corporate and

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Loaves and Fishes Gala

April 18, 2020

Thank you to everyone who attended last years Loaves & Fishes Fund of Ottawa-Carleton Gala – once again exceed all expectations by raising over $175,000.00!

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Fill Plates Food Drive

April 11, 2020

It’s time for our Fill Plates Food Drive! Spring is on its way, which means it’s time to make sure our shelves stay stocked and

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Great Bowls of Fire

March 21, 2020

Great Bowls of Fire is a public event hosted annually by the incredibly talented and generous Ottawa Guild of Potters. The Guild, local chefs, bakers,

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 14, 2020

Join us in celebrating the luck o’ the Irish! We are happy to be back at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade collecting food and funds

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