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Friday, May 16th, 2014

For our 30th: 30 Ways to Help the Ottawa Food Bank

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We’re officially 30 years old. While it’s not necessarily a celebration that we’re turning 30, it’s still worth a mention that 30 years later, community hunger is still an issue in Ottawa. In recognition of that, here’s a list of 30 ways you can help the Ottawa Food Bank make a difference. For the full […]

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

2012 Community Harvest

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KEEPING THINGS FRESH. The Community Harvest Ontario Program is an initiative of the Ontario Association of Food Banks to provide fresh, nutritious, and local produce to food banks across the province. At the Ottawa Food Bank, it’s the generous support of local farmers and volunteers that enables our Community Harvest program and provides fresh produce […]

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Ottawa Food Bank supports Ontario Local Food Act

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(Ottawa ON) – The Ottawa Food Bank is encouraged to hear that, with yesterday’s passing of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario’s Bill 36, Local Food Act, its member agencies and clients may benefit from an increase in donations of food grown, harvested, and processed locally. The Local Food Act will also create a non-refundable tax […]

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Getting to know Michael Maidment

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Q & A with the new Executive Director Now that Michael Maidment has been with the Ottawa Food Bank for almost three weeks, we thought this was a good time for all our amazing supporters to get to know him a bit better. We asked him everything from what caught his eye about the Ottawa […]

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Thank you Yarn Forward!

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Outstanding Community Supporters A big thank-you to Jo-Anne Raven, and all the customers and members at Yarn Forward & Sew-On (581 Bank Street), for your continued support. With the help of the Sewing and Embroidery Club members Yarn Forward has been donating food to the Ottawa Food Bank every month for the last six years, […]

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