Help Transform Lives This Thanksgiving

Give Hot Meals & Much More!

You can give a Thanksgiving meal for just $3.47 that goes far beyond a home-cooked plate of food. Donating today provides access to vital supports, unconditional compassion, and hope for a better tomorrow to our neighbours in need.



Our latest report showcases our journey, triumphs, challenges, and the tireless dedication of our community.

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The shortage of affordable housing has created an emergency.

The shortage of affordable housing has created an emergency.

With over 12,000 people waitlisted for subsidized housing, Ottawa became the first city to declare homelessness an emergency in January 2020. This means many people  sleep outside in below freezing temperatures for days or months at a time.

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The Ottawa Mission works with people experiencing homelessness and poverty to make a change in their lives. 

Whether it’s providing a place to sleep and a meal to eat, or offering educational support and job training, The Ottawa Mission helps rebuild lives every day.

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The Mission provided me with the structure, routine and care I needed to make big changes in my life. Everyone goes the extra mile for you.

- Dean, Ottawa Mission Client

How Your Gifts Make an Impact

— One Life at a Time


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