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Ottawa food bank sees all time low in food donations amidst increased costs of living

With inflation having reached a high of 5.92 per cent rate in 2023, the Ottawa Food Bank is finding more donations from companies and people, and more visitors asking for their help. 

Food basics, CLV, InterRent and Premium meats have all made hefty donations to the Ottawa Food Bank in the last few months, with Premium meats promising their donation to be spread out over the next ten years. CEO of the Ottawa Food Bank, Rachel Wilson, says they are seeing more donations of money than ever this year with the rising grocery inflation.  

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