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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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ADAM IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

BECAUSE OF YOUR GIFT OF HOPE When we last wrote about Adam, we talked about his dream of pursuing opportunities in the community where he could help others who were struggling in life. We’d like to provide an update on Adam’s progress. But first, a bit of background. Adam’s early life was filled with hardship […]

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YOUR GIFT OF HOPE

IS GIVING JASON THE CONFIDENCE TO MOVE ON A simple act of kindness three years ago changed Jason’s life. He was drifting, troubled and homeless when a cab driver saw him sitting by the roadside at 4 a.m. and brought him to The Ottawa Mission. He was welcomed by our Front Line staff and offered […]

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YOUR GIFT OF HOPE

MADE MERY’S DREAM COME TRUE Mery moved to Canada from her native Peru ten years ago. While still living in Peru, she studied culinary arts, and always dreamed of making a career out of cooking, but the opportunities to work in her chosen field in Canada were limited because she lacked the proper credentials. She […]

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YOUR GIFT OF HOPE

BRINGS COMFORT TO WAYNE   This past August, thanks to community donations and a generous corporate gift from TELUS, The Ottawa Mission was able to announce the expansion of its Diane Morrison Hospice from 14 to 21 beds. The Hospice represents a partnership between The Mission and Ottawa Inner City Health and offers 24 hour […]

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