Glen has spent much of his adult life in and out of shelters across Canada, including The Ottawa Mission, struggling with addiction and trying to find a way to stabilize his life. Glen stayed with us for several months last year and says although life is pretty chaotic living in a shelter and sharing a […]

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On Canada’s 150th birthday, George celebrated one year of sobriety.  His journey to this milestone has been a long and winding one, but he’s thankful to you and The Ottawa Mission for his success. George is 61 and was born in Cape Anguille, Newfoundland, once a bustling fishing village near Port aux Basques where he […]

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John Receives a gift of hope after 39 years!

As an Inuk boy growing up in Nunavut, John did not have the opportunity for a high school education. The only son in a family of three children, he was obligated to work alongside his father hunting and trapping to help support the family. While in his 20’s John managed to complete grade 10. This […]

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Announcing The Ottawa Mission Foundation’s Young Professionals Network

There’s nothing better than being part of a team of like-minded people who are working together to achieve a goal. With that in mind The Ottawa Mission Foundation is excited to announce the formation of its Young Professionals Network (YPN). This group of young professionals in Ottawa will offer members a unique opportunity to make […]

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Happy Birthday Canada – And Thank You!

All across Canada – and especially in Ottawa – excitement is building for the official celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday.  At The Ottawa Mission we are proud and thankful that we have been helping the homeless in our community for 111 of those 150 years. As part of the festivities taking place throughout the Nation’s […]

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