Today is the Annual City of Ottawa Firefighters’ Food Drive.

The Firefighters are picking up food donations at local grocery stores and delivering to the Orleans Cumberland Community Resource Centre (OCCRC) Food bank.

Here are the locations:

Sobeys – 5150 Innes Rd, Orléans, ON K4A 0G4
2276 Tenth Line Rd, Orléans, ON K4A 0X4

Sobeys Inc. will match all financial donations made by customers from 11am to 4pm. 

Metro – 4510 Innes Rd, Orléans, ON K4A 4C5
1675 Tenth Line Rd, Orléans, ON K1E 3P6
6509 Jeanne D’Arc Blvd N, Orléans, ON K1C 2R1

Thank you for your generosity!

Thanks to Urbandale Corporation

On behalf of our Board of Directors, Staff and Volunteers, and the many individuals within our community who received support, we would like to thank Urbandale Corporation for their generous contribution of $5000.

Join our team! Support the Early On Centre!

Are you looking to participate in a community program? A position is available for morning playgroup on Tuesday morning from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The volunteers profile:

  • Are you interested with children 0 to 6 years old?
  • Do you want to contribute in our children well-being?
  • Early childhood experience an asset

If you are interested, please contact: Rosanne Canzanella, Volunteer Program Coordinator


Phone: 613-830-4357 extension: 307


Participate in the Muslim Canadians & Mental Health Survey

For more information:
“These questionnaires are designed to investigate attitudes about seeking services for mental health care, including: 1) demographics, 2) your beliefs about community attitudes toward people who seek professional help for mental health problems, 3) your personal attitudes toward people who seek help for mental health problems, 4) your personal beliefs about seeking psychological treatment, 5) psychological distress, 6) the extent to which you feel a part of the Canadian culture, 7) intentions to seek treatment if you needed it, 8) religiosity, 9) knowledge of mental health service and 10) history of treatment for mental health problems.”

Flippin for Charity Community pancake breakfast, a great event!

The OCCRC Flippin for Charity Community Pancake Breakfast was a big success.  Over 225 people attended.  It was a beautiful day to enjoy with family and friends.  Thank you for coming!

A BIG THANK YOU❣️ you to Steve Sicard-Royal Lepage Performance Realty and our other sponsors: Doyle Salewski Inc., Terradare, Hill Charity Golf Classic, Orléans StarProulx Maple & Berry FarmModern NiagaraAlterna Savings and Pomerleau Sand Gravel !

We could not have this fabulous community event without you!

Thank you Staples

A special thank you to the whole team at Staples Orléans for your amazing support with our School Supplies Program. Thanks to your generous contribution, we were able to serve 238 children and youth this year! ❤️ ???? ✏️ ????


Municipal Election Candidates Meet & Greet was a success!

September 27: 

Orléans residents came out and civic engagement was on fire! Open Space technology was a new format for many, and after finding our groove residents and candidates mingled and powerful conversations took place. 
Ward #1 has 15 amazing candidates. Please check out their websites and social media before Oct 22nd!