Third Party Events

Looking for a unique way to support ONFE's programs? Check out these fun community events raising funds for our initiatives!

The King Eddy's Diner Takeover

The King Eddy's Diner Takeover is back and this year, funds raised will help ensure students across the city start each school day with a healthy meal through the Ottawa School Breakfast Program. Once per month for the next six months, The King Eddy will open up their kitchen to let the city’s chefs put their spin on traditional diner fare! 


Sunday February 26th 2017 - Fauna (SOLD OUT!)
Sunday March 26th - TBA
Sunday April 23rd 2017 - TBA


6pm – Cocktail Hour
7-9pm – Dinner Service

Click here for more information or to buy tickets. 


8th Annual Global Community Alliance Gala and Award Ceremony

We are honoured to announce that the Ottawa School Breakfast Program has been selected as the recipient of proceeds from the 8th Annual Global Community Alliance Gala and Award Ceremony in recognition of Black History Month. Since 2009, Global Community Alliance has identified and recognized the efforts of individuals serving as community role models. They strive to showcase deserving individuals, organizations and businesses that have made a difference within our diverse community. The award categories include Community Builder Award, Professional Achievement Award, Youth Achievement Award, and Business Achievement Award. 

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
Time: 6pm-1am (Cocktails @ 6pm, Dinner @ 7pm)
Venue: Sheraton Hotel (Rideau Banquet Hall), 150 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON
Tickets: $65 per person (with complimentary cocktails)  

For more information and to buy tickets, please call or fax the 24-hour message line at 613-824-6392 or email or


12th Annual Bell Sensplex INVEST OTTAWA Corporate Hockey Challenge presented by 580 CFRA

Celebrating its 12th season, this two-day tournament will provide Ottawa’s business community with a unique chance to get together for good times on and off the ice. Want a great opportunity to network with other firms, suppliers and partners? This event offers the opportunity to do just that, while rewarding staff with a fun, team-building event! Those that don't play are encouraged to come out and cheer on company representatives in the stands or from the overlooking Stanley's Restaurant and Bar! We are thrilled to once again be the recipient charity for this exciting event. Funds raised from the tournament will benefit our Ottawa Volunteers in Education program, an initiative that provides one-on-one support for students who need additional help in Ottawa classrooms. 

Date: March 1-2, 2017
Location: Bell Sensplex (Ottawa West), 1565 Maple Grove Road, Ottawa, ON
Registration: $1,195 per team. 

For more information or to register your team, please click here. 


Dream Mountains - Kilimanjaro 2017

In April 2017, the 7th annual Dream Team trek will take place, with Dream Mountains founder Shawn Dawson leading a group of climbers to the top of the tallest freestanding mountain in the world, Kilimanjaro. ONFE is thrilled to once again be one of the recipient charities for this event, with 5 climbers raising money for the Ottawa School Breakfast Program. We wish our climbers the best of luck in their training and would like to thank them for their incredible fundraising efforts. Click here to learn more about the Dream Mountains Foundation or read our climbers' stories and make a donation by clicking their names below. 

Patrick Fitzgerald
Kevin Preston
Crystal Borutskie
Allison Burton

Kristi Johnston  

2017 Dream Team Summit Dinner

The perfect send off for the 2017 Kilimanjaro - Dream Team, who are fundraising and bringing awareness to the Dream Mountains Foundation and the 7 Charities that they proudly represent. Come out and support a team of incredible indivduals that are challanging themselves by climbing to the highest point on the continent of Africa - Kilimanjaro.

The evening will include an All-You-Can-Eat BBQ served family style along with the soothing sounds of Sheri Harding & the Heat.

Date: Wednesday, March 1
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
Tickets: $85 (includes $50 tax receipt)

Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.


Dine for a Cause

Date: Thursday, March 9
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Tickets: $55 (includes $25 donation with tax receipt)
To purchase tickets, please call Biagio's Italian Kitchen at 613-828-0770