Spreading the Word

Each year The Ottawa Mission receives dozens of calls from students at the secondary and post-secondary levels wanting to learn more about what goes on at the shelter. Often this is part of completing an assignment on community organizations that help others, and sometimes it is curiosity about potential volunteer opportunities. As a way of […]

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Today I am thankful for...

Giving thanks on the journey

Our annual Thanksgiving Dinner may be over, but many are still feeling the spirit of the season and expressions of thankfulness and gratitude are all around. Here are some thoughts on being thankful from three people who are at The Ottawa Mission this week. David is a resident of The Mission’s LifeHouse program. After a […]

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A Feast of Kindness On October 12, The Ottawa Mission kitchen will be dishing out some delicious roast turkey – and all the Thanksgiving fixings – as part of our Annual Thanksgiving Dinner. In fact, take a look at the menu our Chef Ric Watson has put together:

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Thanksgiving colors and text saying that we are thankful for you

Preparing for the season of Thanksgiving

The crisp air this week isn’t the only sign that Thanksgiving season is almost upon us.  The Ottawa Mission kitchen has also started the planning for our Annual Thanksgiving Dinner. Although The Mission kitchen serves an average of 1297 meals every day of the year to people who are homeless or hungry, preparing a special […]

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AS I RETIRE… Many of you will remember the moment when my wife Diane Morrison retired from the good work she had accomplished at The Ottawa Mission. Like my wife before me, I have spent 23 years in faithful service to this ministry and I have decided that the moment has arrived when I should […]

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