The Parkdale Food Centre is part of the Ottawa Food Bank’s distribution network. It serves the Hintonburg, Mechanicsville, Civic Hospital and Wellington Village neighbourhoods. It is a not-for-profit, volunteer- run organization that provides emergency food aid to over 750 individuals and families in need each month. The Centre is funded in part by the City of Ottawa and local churches, with additional donations provided by individuals and local businesses.  It also runs additional programs such as Cooking Workshops and Collective Kitchen.  Learn more at