Announcing The Ottawa Mission Foundation’s Young Professionals Network

There’s nothing better than being part of a team of like-minded people who are working together to achieve a goal. With that in mind The Ottawa Mission Foundation is excited to announce the formation of its Young Professionals Network (YPN). This group of young professionals in Ottawa will offer members a unique opportunity to make […]

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Happy Birthday Canada – And Thank You!

All across Canada – and especially in Ottawa – excitement is building for the official celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday.  At The Ottawa Mission we are proud and thankful that we have been helping the homeless in our community for 111 of those 150 years. As part of the festivities taking place throughout the Nation’s […]

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A special graduation at The Ottawa Mission

June is ‘graduation’ season for many families in the community and one of the highlights of our calendar this month is a special graduation celebration we hold for the men and women in our Food Services Training Program. 10 people have completed the five month commitment to the culinary program. Chef Ric Watson oversees The […]

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Caring businesses help employees give back

At The Ottawa Mission, people of all ages and backgrounds take time out of their busy schedules to volunteer and help people in need. Some people are fortunate to work for companies and organizations that foster the spirit of giving back, and they come in with co-workers as a group and make an even bigger […]

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Hunger doesn’t take a Summer holiday

At The Ottawa Mission, Summer is a challenging time of year. The need to help people who are hungry and homeless remains high, but donations decrease dramatically. Even a donation of $3.47 can provide a good meal to someone who has nowhere else to turn. And what begins as a meal often turns into a […]

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