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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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ASHLEY’S JOURNEY BRINGS HER TO THE OTTAWA MISSION

Ashley is a young woman determined to make her mark in the restaurant industry! Earlier this summer, she reached an important milestone in her journey. On June 17th she graduated – with flying colours – from The Ottawa Mission’s Food Services Training Program. This time last year, Ashley couldn’t have imagined that she would be […]

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BEATING THE SUMMER HEAT

For anyone who spends a significant amount of time outside – like people experiencing homelessness – you know the extreme heat of summer is equally as challenging to our health as the bitter cold of winter. At The Ottawa Mission, our Front Line teams routinely go outside on these hot days and walk around the […]

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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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