We Couldn’t Do It Without You

In just a few short days, 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 put together a couple of weeks ago: 2300 lbs Oven Roast […]

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Working Together to Stay Healthy

The Primary Health Care Clinic at The Ottawa Mission is a very busy place. On any given day, the two Nurse Practitioners in the clinic will see an average of 12-14 patients with a wide variety of health issues.  They are always looking for ways to help people in shelters stay healthy and connect with […]

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Preparing a special Thanksgiving Dinner for a few hundred

The crisp air and changing leaves this week aren’t the only signs that Thanksgiving season is almost upon us.  The Ottawa Mission kitchen has also started the planning for our Annual Thanksgiving Dinner. Preparing a special holiday meal like Thanksgiving dinner takes a lot of extra food and extra work – on top of the […]

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Getting Life Back on Track

Bill will never forget December 14, 2013. That’s the day he walked through the door at The Ottawa Mission – something he never imagined he would have to do. Bill worked all of his life – most recently as a warehouse manager – until a year ago when chronic pain forced him to quit. Unable […]

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Dan’s Ready to Give Back

Dan struggled with addiction from a young age and, as a result, he often found himself in trouble with the law.  A year ago, determined to make a fresh start, Dan sought help at The Ottawa Mission – and he hasn’t looked back. He spent time in our Stabilization unit where he was able to […]

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