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GIVEN DAVID A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON LIFE David is an articulate and accomplished young man with a very busy life. Along with running his own small business, he has been volunteering at several community agencies for years. He is also a victim of childhood trauma who spent many years trying to cope with bad memories. […]

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Lambros stands outside The Mission.

YOUR KINDNESS

HAS TAKEN LAMBROS HOME On September 2, 2015, Lambros moved into his own home – a small, clean, centrally located apartment. That may seem like a pretty routine part of life for most people, but for Lambros, it marked an extraordinary milestone in his journey at The Ottawa Mission. Lambros has suffered from mental illness […]

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FROM THE DIRECTOR’S DESK

YOUR KINDNESS GIVES SHELTER FROM THE STORM If you live in Canada, you know how challenging it can be to get through the winter. It is not just physically challenging to deal with the bitter cold, but mentally as well. It’s difficult to stay positive and keep smiling when the days are short and the […]

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FROM THE OTTAWA MISSION FOUNDATION

CHRISTMAS BLESSINGS Matthew 19:26 “ …with God all things are possible.” For so many of us, the Christmas season is filled with happiness as we spend time with our families and build new memories. For people staying at The Ottawa Mission, however, this can be an especially difficult time of year. The people we serve […]

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VOLUNTEER CORNER

THE MAGIC OF KINDNESS This year, for the sixth year in a row, The Ottawa Mission will be serving a special dessert as part of its annual Christmas Dinner on December 20. As is often the case, special things are brought about by special people and, in this case, that special person is Josée Cowley. […]

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