You are invited to step inside The Blue Door Gala and help change lives at The Ottawa Mission.

The blue door at 35 Waller is always open to people who are homeless, hungry and hurting. Every day, hundreds of people step inside our door in search of food and shelter, and find the help they need to change their lives.

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Christ Church Cathedral | 414 Sparks St.
Doors open at 6:00 pm
Master of Ceremonies

Carol Anne Meehan

Carol Anne is an award winning journalist with 37 years experience in television and radio news, currently hosting ‘The Carol Anne Meehan Show’ weekday afternoons on 1310 News.

Keynote Address

Frank O’Dea
Hope Vision Action

Be inspired by Canadian entrepreneur, humanitarian and author Frank O’Dea, a one-time homeless panhandler who rose from the streets to co-found The Second Cup.

Fine Dining

Experience extraordinary cuisine prepared by acclaimed Mission Chef Ric Watson and the students of The Ottawa Mission’s Food Services Training Program. Guests will feast on hors d’oeuvres and a 4-course meal.

Food Services Training Program

Kindly register by November 1, 2017 at or contact Leila Jakubinek at 613-234-1144 ext. 236 or

To help change lives through event sponsorship please contact Bianca Oran at or 613-234-1155 ext 424.

This is a business attire event. Proceeds will benefit the life-changing work at The Ottawa Mission.

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Ontario Safety Standards
Barry Hobin Architecture
Welch LLP
Scrivens Insurance and Investment Solutions
Enterprise Car Rental
Capital Meat
Orleans Fresh Fruit