Ottawa Cares, Emergency Pet Food, French Poetry, theatre over the phone (Au creux de l’oreille)

Ottawa Cares

In Overbrook we have our own group of neighbours helping neighbours during this difficult time. This group is called Overbrook Community cares.

We are also part of a broader initiative called Ottawa Cares :

OttawaCares.ca is an initiative of your community association:  Cardinal Glen, Lindenlea, New Edinburgh, Manor ParkOverbrook, Rockcliffe Park and Vanier.

Together, we are organizing community- and City Ward-wide responses to Covid-19.

We recruit volunteers to deliver food from the Food Bank to residents. And, where possible, facilitate wellness phone calls for those isolating at home during Covid-19.

​We urge Ottawa residents to support the Ottawa Food Bank with donations.

​Behind the scenes, we collect and curate information about community resources – business and not-for-profit – for 211ontario.ca, your guide to help in the city. We publish community resources available during Covid-19 to support the needs of residents and the livelihood of local businesses. And true to our roots, we refresh lists of activities to keep every age active and engaged during physical distancing.

Emergency Pet Food

We are sharing this message from the Ottawa Humane Society:

To support pet owners who may be experiencing financial hardship during the pandemic, the Ottawa Humane Society will offer a weekly drive-thru emergency pet food bank beginning next Thursday, April 30.

The OHS will provide a supplemental two-week supply of pet food for dogs and cats of all sizes and ages to help pet owners through hardships they might be experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Any individual experiencing financial hardship due to circumstances resulting from COVID-19 qualifies. 

Clients can pick up pet food once per month at the drive-thru emergency pet food bank at the Ottawa Humane Society, 245 West Hunt Club Rd, Ottawa, ON K2A 1A6

Dates: Every Thursday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Appointments are required, clients can request an appointment on line (preferred) (link to come on our website) or by calling 613-725-3166 ext. 221

We will not be able to accommodate special diet requests.

Au creux de l’oreille

Recevez un petit instant de théâtre murmuré
Le Théâtre Catapulte, en collaboration avec La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins, lance le volet ontarien du mouvement Au creux de l’oreille, initié par Wajdi Mouawad (La Colline – Théâtre national, Paris) et créé au Québec par le Théâtre Périscope :
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pour tisser un lien privilégié entre nous
 
Ces séances gratuites de 15 minutes au bout du fil proposent des lectures de poésie, de littérature ou de chanson et sont interprétées par des comédiens et comédiennes de l’Ontario français.
DU MERCREDI AU DIMANCHE
De 16 h à 20 h
Du 2 au 17 mai 2020


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