KhalsaAid Donates Personal Care Items

Volunteers from KhalsaAid Canada delivered toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo and feminine hygiene products to the Centretown Emergency Food Centre on June 22nd. We are so happy to have these items to distribute. We extend our sincere thanks to Komal … Read More

Thank you, St. Patrick Basilica!

Thank you, St. Patrick Basilica! Rob and Sean drop of food items donated by the parishioners of St. Patrick’s. We are so grateful for the generosity of the churches in our neighbourhood.

Tim Hortons Thanks CEFC

On Tuesday, March 2, Danielle from Tim Hortons delivered treats to the Food Centre. Local Tim Hortons franchisees reached out as part of an initiative to thank food bank volunteers and staff during these difficult and stressful times. … Read More

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

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