An Easter Celebration in the Making

Easter is almost here!  At The Ottawa Mission’s celebration on Monday, March 28 we expect to serve more than 2,500 meals to people who have nowhere else to go.  Our hope – and our goal – is that anyone in need is taken care of and given a special Easter dinner. Our kitchen is a […]

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Lent at The Mission

Every weekday at 10:55 a.m. a general announcement is made over the intercom at The Ottawa Mission by our Chaplain, Cosmas Ajawara: “Chapel service begins in five minutes. Everyone is welcome.” People staying at the shelter, and people who live in the community join together to routinely fill the fifty chapel seats for this daily […]

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A special program for those who love to learn

The Ottawa Mission has been a partner in a very special program called Discovery University for several years now. DU allows people who are homeless or living on low incomes the opportunity to participate in non-credit, university-level Humanities and Social Sciences courses at no cost. This program is offered by The Ottawa Mission in partnership […]

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Building on a Strong Foundation – Introducing Sean Wong

The Ottawa Mission depends on donations from people in the community so that vital services and life-changing programs are provided to people in need who walk through our doors looking for help. Our donors are very special people – generous, committed and compassionate. The Ottawa Mission Foundation was established in 2010 to oversee donations and […]

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Every Day is Family Day at The Mission

For many of the people who stay with us at The Ottawa Mission, or who come in for meals, family takes on a whole new meaning. John suffered for years from mental illness and addiction. His family had long ago given up on him when he came to us looking for help. That was more […]

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