How We Support the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

Here at Bean Around Town, we’ve partnered with Wabano Fine Chocolates which is a locally owned and operated business right here in Ottawa. All proceeds go to the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health. Learn more about Wabano’s social enterprise and how you can help support Indigenous communities with every chocolatey purchase from our store.

About Wabano Fine Chocolates

Wabano Fine Chocolates is a charming chocolate factory tucked away in the heart of Vanier and is led by Pierrette Vezina, a Métis chocolatier. Aside from producing decadent sweet treats, Wabano’s chocolate business has become an integral resource for Indigenous communities throughout Ottawa. A portion of every order goes towards the programming at the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health, which is an invaluable support network offering a multitude of services for Aboriginal individuals. Each chocolate is made with love and Indigenous culture in mind and comes in a variety of different flavours and shapes such as canoes, bears, feathers, beavers and turtles. They also include an Indigenous teaching in every piece, making them uniquely delicious and meaningful.

About the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

The Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health is an award-winning facility that offers cultural programming, employment resources and holistic health care services to First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities. It is dedicated to engaging and promoting social, clinical and cultural services that assist in the health and wellbeing of all Indigenous people throughout our nation’s capital.

About Bean Around Town

We take social responsibility seriously and we care about the impact we have as a business throughout our local communities and abroad. That’s why we partner with amazing local initiatives like Wabano Fine Chocolates. Being able to combine something we are passionate about while having the ability to give back in some way makes make us feel proud of what we do. 

Treat yourself to some delicious locally roasted coffee paired with Wabano’s decadent and velvety chocolate. You can enjoy the best of both worlds, knowing that you’re also giving back and supporting Indigenous communities right here in Ottawa. Browse our online store today!


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