The Food Centre, along with two Health Centres and our neighbouring Food Centres, organized a very successful Meet and Greet on Wednesday, October 6 for Federal Candidates in the Ottawa Centre riding to give our clients a chance to learn … Read More
4th Annual Walk for the Centre The fourth annual Walk for the Centre, organized by Centretown Churches Social Action Committee, was held on Sunday, October 6. Over 100 walkers came to raise awareness for food security in downtown Ottawa, and … Read More
Volunteers from the Ottawa Bytown Rotary Club held another successful food drive for us on September 28 at Loblaws on Isabella, collecting over $1,000 in food and $600 in cash donations. We are very grateful for their generous support and … Read More
The Food Centre was the beneficiary of amazing food drives during Lent by Corpus Christi School and by Canadian Martyrs Church. As well, many other CCSAC churches made special contributions to us, and we are most grateful. And at the … Read More
The Food Centre was honoured to be featured in Giving Back, Catherine Clark’s column on local charitable initiatives, in the Winter 2019 edition of Ottawa Magazine. The full text of Ms. Clark’s article can be read here.
Our parent organization, CCSAC, and the CEFC will hold their Annual General Meeting on Wed. April 3 at 7 pm at Blessed Sacrament, 194 Fourth Avenue. All are welcome to attend. Refreshments to follow.
We experienced wonderful food drives by our local schools this fall and in December, when five more schools sent large donations to the Food Centre.
The Food Centre was very fortunate to receive generous donations at Christmas time, including the proceeds from the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa’s Christmas concert and a special collection at Thirteen Strings Christmas Candlelight concert. As well, many donors contributed in … Read More
January 26 at Loblaws Isabella: Our first fundraising event of the year was a great success. Thanks to the Rotary Club volunteers, we received $1,725 worth of food and $900 in cash donations to help us stock our shelves.
Cameron Highlanders Concert: On Wednesday, December 5 the Pipes and Drums of the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa will present their annual Christmas Concert at St. Giles Church at 7:30 pm. Admission is by free will offering with all proceeds going to … Read More