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New fundraiser this March supporting the Children's Wish Foundation

We are excited to announce that Ottawa Foodie Girlz is back with a new fundraiser in support for The Children's Wish Foundation during wish month from March 18 to 24, 2018. For the month of March, Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada is celebrating the impact of our 30 years and over 25,000 heartfelt wishes granted. The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada is the largest and only all-Canadian wish granting charity dedicated to granting wishes to Canadian children between the ages of 3 and 17 who are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. For more than 30 years, Children’s Wish has worked tirelessly to grant heartfelt wishes to nearly 25,000 children and their families – that’s three wishes each and every day, all year long!​ Our online auction...

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Planet Booby Boobyball coming to Ottawa

PLANET BOOBY takes over Ottawa for the first time on November 13, 2015 at the Horticulture Building at Landsdowne to raise funds for Rethink Breast Cancer; get ready to blast off for a night of supersonic fun and entertainment! What's the Boobyball all about? Information from the press release: Boobyball was launched in 2002 by a group of dedicated young women in support of their friend Sarah O’Regan who, at just 23 years old, was diagnosed with aggressive, advanced breast cancer. Fast forward 14 years, and Boobyball is now one of the most coveted and high profile fundraising events for young philanthropists in Toronto, Calgary, Ottawa and Winnipeg, and Sarah is a thriving mother of three. Since 2002, Boobyball has...

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Makin' It Grain a collaborative pop-up dinner

We’re always on the lookout for food events to attend and were really excited when we found out about Makin’ It Grain. Dominion City Brewing Co., was transformed into a 100 seat pop-up dinner venue that featured five courses with beer pairings. This event was to benefit FarmWorks, a social enterprise at Operation Come Home that empowers young people with food, farming, and agricultural skills. This pop-up was a collaboration that included: Eryn O’Neill, Visual Artist David Wallace, Owner, Around The Block Butcher Shop Stephen La Salle, Chef, The Albion Rooms Sarah and Jess Carpinone, Bakers/Owners, Bread By Us Josh McJannett, Head Brewer and Co-Founder, Dominion City Brewing Co. It was fun to follow along on social media while this...

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Ladies' night fundraiser in support of Harmony House

We started planning this event at the end of August. Our last event, in May, was in support of the Ottawa Mission. This time we thought it would be great to support a women’s shelter so we decided to focus our efforts on Harmony House. We like to try different types of events and given the cause we thought a Ladies’ Night fundraiser was a perfect choice. We got in touch with Harmony House and started discussions with Kerry Gervais, their Fund Development Manager. Kerry Gervais speaking about Harmony House | Photo credit: Claude Haché For those of you that aren’t familiar with Harmony House, it’s a second-stage women’s shelter. They provide safe, affordable transitional housing for women and children...

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Ottawa Wine and Food Festival

Photo courtesy of Ottawa Wine and Food Festival If you are starting to think about your weekend plans, you may want to check out the Ottawa Wine and Food Festival happening this Friday to Sunday at the Shaw Centre. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the festival and they have a lot of things planned.  Photo courtesy of Ottawa Wine and Food Festival Here’s an overview of what you can expect: Ticket options – As always there are a lot of different ticket options for the show. The regular show pass will set you back $28.25. If you want to skip the long line-ups you can opt for the VIP pass where you get immediate access to the tasting floor...

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