John’s Prayer of Thanksgiving

John has been coming to The Ottawa Mission for lunch every day for almost 20 years and is considered a member of our extended family. He has a very limited income and often has no money for food after paying his rent. And, like so many others in the same situation, he knows where to […]

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Eric – A Proud and Hopeful New Canadian

Eric is a well-educated man, an entrepreneur, and a former professional soccer player who moved to Canada from Cameroon over a decade ago. He wanted to make a new life for himself free from political oppression, and for a while things were going very well. Eric had worked hard, and his business was growing. Then […]

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Doug’s Gratitude Runs Deep

At The Mission’s 21-bed Diane Morrison Hospice, the first and largest facility of its kind in Canada, we provide 24-hour care for people who are homeless or street involved and who are either chronically ill or facing the final days of their lives. Over the last year, 20 men and women passed away at the […]

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John Is All Geared Up – And Ready To Go!

John spent most of his life working in the construction industry, until things unravelled for him under the burden of addiction. He first stayed at The Ottawa Mission more than 10 years ago, but it is his most recent time with us that has made all the difference. Over the past couple of years John […]

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Hit the field at the YPN Summer Kick Off on Aug. 24

We want you to join us on August 24th 2019 at Lansdowne Park for the YPN Summer Kick Off!  This fun event is being put on by The Ottawa Mission Foundation’s Young Professionals Network (YPN) Executive Committee and lets participants play in a few friendly soccer games, followed by some networking and finishing off by […]

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