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The Mission called Discovery University (Discovery U).

JOEL SEES LIFE THROUGH A NEW LENS

A welder by trade, Joel turned to The Ottawa Mission because he was unemployed, couldn’t find a job, and had nowhere to live. He has since been working with our client services team who are helping him develop a good resume and navigate job opportunities, and his search is well underway. But he still needs […]

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Mattamy Homes Signs on as a Lead Sponsor for Coldest Night of the Year

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday, January 25th, 2018 Ottawa, ON – The Ottawa Mission is thrilled to announce Mattamy Homes as a Lead Sponsor for this year’s Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) walk-fundraiser. On Saturday, February 24th, The Ottawa Mission along with Mattamy Homes, ask that you walk with us and thousands of others across Canada […]

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member of the Ottawa chapter of the Knights of Pythias - an international charitable fundraising organization

HARVEY JUST KEEPS ON GIVING

At 75, Harvey Steinwald has done a lot of volunteer work. He feels fortunate in his life and wants to give back to his community. For many years, Harvey has been a member of the Ottawa chapter of the Knights of Pythias – an international charitable fundraising organization. They have been donating to The Ottawa […]

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The Ottawa Mission prepares for special Christmas Dinner

MEDIA RELEASE December 14, 2017 Ottawa, ON – The Ottawa Mission helps hundreds of people who are struggling during the Christmas season. It hopes to make the holidays a little brighter with its annual Christmas Dinner this Sunday and preparations are already underway in the Mission kitchen as it is estimated 2,500 plates of delicious […]

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Ottawa Mission’s Second Stage Housing program. This program offers transitional housing to men in recovery

PIERRE’S GIFT OF A SMILE

A few years ago, Pierre woke up on a park bench in the rain in Simcoe, Ontario. He was addicted, homeless and suicidal. His childhood was one marked by a dysfunctional family, a poor education, and little or no affection. And he had forgotten how to smile. But that night he felt a glimmer of […]

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