Mission meals so ‘mmm’ delicious

Chip wagons have long been a tradition of urban culture in Ottawa. There’s a new, one-of-its-kind food truck on the streets of the capital these days, and it specializes in serving tasty, warm meals in neighbourhoods around town. The program has been dubbed Mobile Mission Meals (as in ‘mmm’ for delicious), and its impact is […]

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Trust is the number one goal

Peter Naylor is a direct engagement shelter-based case manager with the Housing Department of The Mission. ‘Direct’ means that Peter is a member of the team that is “engagement-focused with the gentlemen who come to the door looking for a helping hand.” Peter supports the guests who have been in the shelter for six months […]

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Update on donation of clothing or other gift-in-kind items

Recently we’ve received questions as to why we’re not accepting donations of clothing or other gift-in-kind items. Unfortunately, these donations can’t be accepted under present circumstances due to the ongoing pandemic.  Our current protocols are based on many sources to keep our shelter guests and vulnerable community members, employees, volunteers and partners as safe as […]

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Ottawa Mission Food Truck Experiences Explosive Growth In Response to Worsening Hunger in Ottawa due to Covid19

Ottawa, ON – As Covid19 continues to affect our community, The Ottawa Mission gathered with community partners and supporters to update the community on its new food truck initiative and to express serious concern regarding worsening food insecurity as a major consequence of the pandemic. The food truck project was launched at the beginning of […]

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Help The Ottawa Mission Feed the Hungry this Christmas by Donating Frozen Turkeys

Ottawa, ON – As we head into the holiday session, planning is well underway for The Ottawa Mission’s annual Christmas Dinner, which will take place on Sunday, December 20th. Covid19 protocols to keep shelter guests, community members, employees and volunteers safe while continuing to deliver essential support remain in place at the shelter. Accordingly, the […]

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