Hope Rises – your support helps people rise a little bit

The Ottawa Mission’s Food Services Training Program and local networking group ‘Ladies Who Lunch’ joined forces this month to launch a special fundraising initiative called “Hope Rises”. The men and women taking part in The Mission’s five month job training program made three different kinds of frozen gourmet cookie dough rolls – Gingersnap, Cheddar/Bacon Shortbread […]

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Jim’s Special Christmas

At this time of year, staff and volunteers at The Ottawa Mission are busy preparing for Christmas – making sure that hungry, homeless and hurting people in our community will have a way to celebrate the spirit of the Christmas season while staying in our shelter. Although no one would choose to spend Christmas in […]

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We will remember

Today is Remembrance Day, and across Canada people will pause to reflect upon the tremendous sacrifices made – both past and present – to maintain our freedom and keep peace in the world. Here at The Ottawa Mission, we have come to know an increasing number of military veterans in recent years. Some come here […]

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This Mission IS Possible

The 5th annual TELUS Mission Possible: Half Marathon/Relay/ 5K is coming up in just a couple of weeks. This year it will be held Sunday November 15th and once again the course will take runners and walkers through the beautiful Marshes Golf Course in Kanata. Last year, the 300 or so people who participated raised […]

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On a Mission to make chefs

By Laura Robin, Ottawa Citizen October 22, 2015 Article Summary On a Mission to make chefs Laura Robin, Ottawa Citizen Published on: October 22, 2015 | For the last three years, the Ottawa Wine & Food Festival has partnered with The Ottawa Mission, donating thousands of dollars from unused drink tickets and empty wine bottles […]

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