Weekly meals from El Furniture Warehouse

Since it opened its doors in the summer of 2015, El Furniture Warehouse on Clarence Street in the Byward Market has been reaching out to help people at The Ottawa Mission. The restaurant’s menu offers customers the option of adding $5 to their bill to provide a meal to someone at a shelter. And every […]

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Dr. Tom Harle & Ottawa’s Dental Community

Dr.Tom Harle has been a dentist in Ottawa for many years and along with his private practise he has also committed a considerable amount of his professional life to voluntarily providing dental services to impoverished people in Canada and abroad. Motivated by his faith in 2006, Dr. Harle initiated a volunteer-driven Dental Clinic at The […]

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International Chef’s Day

On October 20, Chefs from around the city come into The Ottawa Mission kitchen to take part in an event to mark International Chef’s Day. They hold short workshops for the men and women in the Mission’s Food Services Training Program as well as contribute to the preparations of a special meal for residents of […]

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Soldiers Helping Soldiers

‘Soldiers Helping Soldiers’ is a volunteer group of serving military personnel which seeks to connect veterans who are homeless or ‘at risk’ of being homeless with the services and benefits to which they are entitled to. Working with partner agencies, like The Ottawa Mission, SHS volunteers walk around in uniform (or otherwise identifiable as serving […]

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Sigma Chi Fraternity’s Annual Fundraiser for The Ottawa Mission

Members of Lambda Theta chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity at the University of Ottawa held the annual “Homeless for the Homeless” event in support of The Ottawa Mission in February 2015. Students braved the cold winter weather and set up a tent on the university campus to find out what it’s like to sleep […]

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