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2012 April

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Time to grow your spuds!

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The Potato Project has officially begun! Derek Rhodenizer, the vice-principal at Heritage Academy, and his students have officially launched their long-anticipated Potato Project, as of Friday April 27th. The public and participants were invited to the Heritage Academy to check it out and pick up their barrels. Approximately 60 people from all around the city […]

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Thank you, future health care pros!

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Congrats and thanks to our future health care professionals On Sunday, the Ottawa Food Bank was honored to join the 130 plus students at their Graduation Class of 2012 from the University of Ottawa/Algonquin College Bachelor of Science in Nursing program for their pinning ceremony.  A pinning ceremony is where each graduate nurse is pinned […]

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Potato Project Kick Off

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The official kick off of The Heritage Academy’s Potato Project going to be on Friday, April 27th. If you are participating, you can pick up your barrels and starter kit then. When: April 27th, 1 – 3pm Where: Heritage Academy, 207 Bayswater Ave

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Pharmasave Donates!

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The annual Pharmasave National Conference & Buying Show was held at the new Ottawa Convention Centre this year. On Saturday April 21st, at the end of the show, the conference organizers encouraged exhibitors to donate their remaining products to the Ottawa Food Bank;  these were items such as much-needed household, hygiene, and personal supplies. There […]

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Thank you Walmart!

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What a Success! The first ever Walmart Food Drive in support of the Ottawa Food Bank was a great success! With our wonderful volunteers at all Ottawa-area locations on the 21-22 of April, donation bins were overflowing in no time. Walmart shoppers truly showed their generosity. In just one weekend, Walmart was able to donate […]

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