Thank you, McKeen Metro Glebe!

Over the holidays, McKeen Metro, in partnership with Metro Ontario, collected donations to help local food banks and shelters and have chosen to donate these funds to the Centretown Emergency Food Centre. We are so very grateful to … Read More


2020 was a challenging year. Along with dealing with COVID, we mourned the loss of our coordinator of 26 years, Kerry Kaiser, who passed away at the end of November. But, even in the face of these difficult … Read More

Food Drives

During December, many of our local schools have organized food drives for the Food Centre. We are very grateful to students at Corpus Christi, Elgin Street, First Avenue, Glashan,  Glebe Montessori, Hopewell, Lady Evelyn, Lisgar Collegiate and Mutchmor.  … Read More

Our New Manager

Dear Food Centre friends. I am pleased to announce that Diana Mahaffy has been appointed as Manager of the Centretown Emergency Food Centre, effective October 26, 2020. Diana brings to this position extensive experience gained in the charitable … Read More

Virtual Walk For The Centre 2020

CCSAC’s Virtual Walkathon in benefit of our Food Centre on October 4 was a great success. With 23 teams participating, our 5th annual walkathon has raised approximately $34,000 for the Food Centre, funds that will be used to purchase … Read More

New Fridge

In July, the Food Centre was very pleased to receive a grant from the Ottawa Food Bank, with special funding from the Taggart Foundation, for a new, double- door commercial refrigerator. The new fridge, which doubles are cold-storage … Read More

Donation from Royal Canadian Legion

The Food Centre is very grateful to the Montgomery Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion for a very generous donation of $1,500 to the Food Centre. Montgomery Branch President Garry Beaupré and his colleague Lionel Rowe (left) presented … Read More

Flora Hall Donation

Flora Hall Brewery owner, Dave Longbottom,  is seen presenting  a generous donation to Food Centre Chair, Allison Dingle, in May.  Flora Hall is also donating 5% of every take-out meal  to the Food Centre. Photo: Peter Simpson.

Face Shields for the Food Centre

Summer student Kevin Chatter and Acting Coordinator, Billy El-Cheikh,  try out the face shields presented to the Food Centre by Matt  Chiykowski of Conquer COVID- 19. We also received a supply of sanitizing spray and hand sanitizer to … Read More

April Update

We are now serving clients pre-packed food in the former Chapel.

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