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A Gift of Skating

At this time of year, so many Ottawa natives and tourists alike share the enjoyment of skating on the world’s longest skating rink.  It’s a simple, inexpensive pleasure and almost anyone can participate. But for most of the men staying at The Ottawa Mission, not having skates puts this activity out of reach. Bert is […]

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Cupcakes 4 Christmas are part of The Ottawa Mission’s Christmas Dinner

A special part of The Ottawa Mission’s annual Christmas Dinner event for the last few years has been the dessert – a beautifully decorated cupcake beside each plate of delicious turkey dinner. A special group of people have taken it upon themselves to organize the baking and gathering of approximately 3000 cupcakes for this dinner.   […]

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Mattamy Homes Annual Hockey Tournament

Mattamy Homes held its 6th annual hockey tournament in support of The Ottawa Mission in December 2015. The event at Bell Sensplex raised funds to support people in need at The Ottawa Mission! To date, this event has raised more than $25,000! Our thanks to the staff at Mattamy Homes and everyone who participated!

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Warm hearts to start the New Year

2014 has been ushered into Ottawa by Mother Nature’s bone-chilling weather. This extreme cold makes life more difficult for the men staying at The Ottawa Mission’s emergency shelter. The limited space inside the shelter becomes a little more crowded, getting out in the community to search for jobs and housing becomes a little harder for […]

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The Graham’s Family Christmas

Adam and Amy Graham were 10 and 9 years old respectively when Christmas day took on a whole new meaning.  They woke their parents, Tracey and Ron, and everyone trooped downstairs to open gifts.  As is usually the case, the big event was over in a matter of minutes, and Amy and Adam were feeling […]

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