Kiwanis Club of Orleans

Thank you to the Kiwanis Club of Orleans for graciously donating very generous funds to the Orleans-Cumberland Food Bank. We are very fortunate to be associated with such a thoughtful group. (left to right: Luc Ouellette, Executive Director of the OCCRC and Bill Cowperthwaite, Finance Committee Lead-member of the Kiwanis Club of Orleans)

Warm Up For Free Store – Donations by the community, for the community

A big thank you to the members of the community who were involved in this activity that took place at the OCCRC at the beginning of February. For several weeks, seven residents met during several weeks to prepare a location where they could invite people to come and donate, exchange or choose warm winter clothing. The organizers … Read more

OCCRC Christmas Program

The administration and staff at the OCCRC would like to thank the many donors and volunteers who helped make this year’s Christmas Program a tremendous success. Thanks to their generosity we were able to raise over $58,500 and collect more than 37,600 food items and 700 toys.  As a result, we assisted 883 individuals through the program … Read more

Village Squares Square Dancing Club

Bob and Gabrielle Forsythe, co-presidents of the Village Squares square dancing club in Orléans, present a cheque for $400 to Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre finance manager Suzanne Wert. The money was raised through member donations and “share the wealth” draws, bringing their 13-year total of funds raised for the OCCRC to more than $6,000.

Ottawa Firefighters Services

The Orleans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre would like to extend our profound thanks to the District 7 Ottawa Volunteer Firefighters and the Kiwanis Club of Orleans for their invaluable support during the Ottawa Firefighters’ food drive that took place this past November.  The Kiwanis volunteers joined our resource centre’s team of volunteers and the volunteer firefighters from … Read more

2016 “Bids for Change” Online Auction

The OCCRC would like to take a moment to thank the people who logged on, bid and helped to make our 2016 Bids for Change Online Auction an overwhelming success! Thanks to you, we were able to raise more than $4,000!  We would also like to thank the many local businesses who donated items and made … Read more

Capital Artisans Guild Christmas Craft Show

We wish to thank the Capital Artisans Guild for their kind support during this year’s Craft Show and the shoppers who generously donated hundreds of food items and cash in support of the food bank as well as many other programs and services offered by the OCCRC.

OutGROW, OutPLAY Orleans

The OCCRC would like to thank everyone who attended this year’s OutGROW, OutPLAY consignment sale at École secondaire publique Louis-Riel on Oct. 4 & 5 and donated over 700 items to the Food Bank. Your contributions are greatly appreciated.

Navan Arts & Crafts Group Christmas Show

The group held their show this past November in Navan and collected food items and funds for the OCCRC’s annual Christmas Program. We would like to extend our deepest thanks to all those involved in organizing and participating to this event.