Project Give: Charity programming on CBC lasts all weekend
Get into the holiday spirit with stories, music and giving, in support of the Ottawa Food Bank
CBC Ottawa held a special day of programming to raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank as part of the annual charity drive Project Give.
On Dec. 5, CBC dedicated the day to telling the stories of the Ottawa Food Bank through the eyes of the people they serve.
At the end of Friday, Project Give had raised $147,000, but you can still donate all weekend.
Ottawa Morning - Live from an OC Transpo bus
Host Hallie Cotnam and traffic reporter Dave Brown broadcast Ottawa Morning live from an OC Transpo bus at Tunney's Pasture bus station starting at 5:30 a.m. on CBC Radio One, 91.5 FM.
- Laurent Bourque from 5:30 - 6:30 a.m.
- Gold & Marrow (a.k.a. Shannon Rose) from 6:30 - 7:30 a.m.
- MonkeyJunk from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Win a pair of tickets to see Stuart McLean at the National Arts Centre by making a cash donation with one of our roving reporters stationed at:
- Bridgehead, 440 Richmond Road at Golden between 6:30 - 7:30 a.m.
- St. Laurent Transit Station between 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Ontario Today - Holiday Song Requests
Host Amanda Pfeffer was joined by musicians Jeff Rogers, Elise Letourneau and Ross Murray as they played your holiday song requests.
All in a Day - Food Fantasy Winner
All in a Day had a variety of live music and prizes on CBC Radio One, 91.5 FM from 3 to 6 p.m.
Those live music performances were:
Host Alan Neal also announced the top fundraisers in the Food Fantasy Challenge in front of a live studio audience.
There were great prizes up for grabs in exchange for donations.
CBC TV News - live from the Ottawa Food Bank
There was also a special report on the Ottawa Food Bank from reporter Steve Fischer and the grand reveal of the fundraising total as the campaign comes to a close.