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Making a career out of helping people

Case Manager Michael Toffelmire Discusses What Work is Like at The Ottawa Mission Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work for a nonprofit organization that’s working to help people in need? How does a career in social services impact the community? Michael Toffelmire joined The Ottawa Mission’s team in 2014 as one of […]

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William’s Transformation

William is reaching an important milestone just before Christmas this year.  On December 21 he will be 50.  While this is special on its own, there is so much more that he will be celebrating this year.   Because William’s life has truly been transformed – in more ways than one. It began on June 16 […]

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THE LONG WEEKEND

School is out, the weather is great, and the first long weekend of the summer is upon us. Many of us will be getting together to celebrate Canada Day with family and friends. Peter will be spending the long weekend at The Ottawa Mission – and he is so grateful for the gifts of food, […]

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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 the calendar this month  at The Ottawa Mission is a special graduation celebration we hold for the men and women in our Food Services Training Program. This week, 9 people completed the 5 month commitment to the culinary program. […]

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Hunger doesn’t take a holiday

As the summer months approach, many of us are making plans for vacation, visits to the cottage, or simply sitting in our backyard with a good book.  But for people who turn to The Ottawa Mission for help, the summer months are just like any other time of the year.  They are hungry and hurting […]

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