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Ottawa Mission Food Services Graduation

Join us for a special celebration on Thursday, June 22 @ 1:30 p.m. in The Ottawa Mission dining room as we recognize the hard work of the men and women in the current class of our Food Services Training Program. The 5-month program teaches men and women on social services how to cook in a […]

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FROM THE OTTAWA MISSION FOUNDATION

SHELTER FROM THE STORM “You have been a refuge for the poor, a refuge for the needy in their distress, a shelter from the storm…” Isaiah 25:4 The front door of The Ottawa Mission opens hundreds of times every day – and during the winter months, it brings in a blast of cold air as […]

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Chef and Ross in The Mission Kitchen.

VOLUNTEER CORNER

FOR “THE BOYS” Ross Munro is 83 years “young” and has been volunteering at The Ottawa Mission for 15 years. For most of that time, he worked side by side with his dear wife Hariot who sadly passed away in 2012. Ross and Hariot became fixtures at The Mission over the years – often giving […]

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YOUR KINDNESS

RELIEVED SAM’S PAIN Winter can feel like a long season regardless of where you live. But for those staying in a homeless shelter like ours, the winter can seem extra-long indeed. On top of the cold weather, many people are struck with bad colds or flu bugs during this time of year. That is why our Primary […]

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YOUR KINDNESS

PUT JOHN IN THE PICTURE John is 52 years old and has lived in the Ottawa area all his life. He has always worked – for many years as a tire technician, and also in food services. Behind the scenes, however, John was living with a growing addiction – one that had him in its […]

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