An Easter Celebration in the Making

Our annual Easter Dinner is just around the corner and there’s a lot of preparation taking place in our kitchen! We expect to serve more than 2,700 holiday meals to people who are homeless or hungry and have nowhere else to go on Easter Monday April 17th. Our hope – and our goal – is […]

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The Ottawa Mission’s Speakers Series – You’re Invited

This spring, The Ottawa Mission has been bringing together people interested in the issue of homelessness to learn more about the life-changing services at our shelter, and around the community. The 2017 Speakers Series has touched on the evolution of services for people experiencing homelessness; medical services in shelters; and addiction services at The Mission. […]

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Volunteers helping in so many ways

Dr. Michèle Corriveau feels blessed to work for an organization that encourages community involvement. She is a chiropractor and works at the Byward Chiropractic Clinic, a sister organization to the Glebe Chiropractic Clinic. Both organizations give back to the community in a number of ways. In Michele’s case, her flexible work hours have allowed her […]

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Rene Has a Place to Call Home

Rene spent most of his life as a very self-sufficient man and has done everything from working on oil rigs in the West to spending weeks on a fishing boat in the East. He was always up for an adventure and remembers a carefree youth growing up in Montreal and travelling across the country on […]

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Lent at The Mission

Every weekday at 10:55 a.m. a general announcement is made over the intercom at The Ottawa Mission by our Chaplain, Greg Rodgers:  “Chapel service begins in five minutes.  Everyone is welcome.” People staying at the shelter, and people who live in the community join together for this daily half hour of prayer, bible readings and […]

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