CEFC in Ottawa At Home Magazine

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.

School Food Drives Update

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.  

Holiday Concerts and Fundraising Update

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 … Read More

The Ottawa Bytowne Rotary Club Food Drive

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 … Read More

Cameron Highlanders Concert:  

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 … Read More

Thirteen Strings Candlelight concert

Thirteen Strings Candlelight Christmas concert takes place on Tuesday, December 4 at Dominion-Chalmers Church at 7:30 pm.   A collection in support of the Food Centre will be taken up at intermission. See poster attached.   For tickets:  https://thirteenstrings.ca/product/christmas-candlelight-concert/  

Food Drive McKeen Metro

Please support  our  food drive at McKeen Metro:  On Saturday December 1 and Sunday, December 2, McKeen Metro Glebe is hosting a food drive for the Food Centre. We are grateful to this opportunity to reach out to … Read More

School Food Drives

Local schools are great supporters!:  Already this year, several schools have had  food drives for the our Food Centre.  Hopewell did two food drives this fall, and will be doing another in December, while both Glashan Public School … Read More

Rotary Club of Bytown Ottawa Food Drive

On Saturday, June 23, the Rotary Club of Bytown Ottawa will hold a food drive for our Food Centre at Loblaw on Isabella from 9 am to 5 pm.  We are very grateful to the Rotarians for this important opportunity … Read More

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