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FROM THE DIRECTOR’S DESK

YOUR GIFT OF HOPE MAKES ALL THINGS POSSIBLE Hope can make a world of difference for someone staying in a shelter any day of the year – but especially during the Christmas season. Our caring and compassionate volunteers, donors and staff do so much to bring comfort and joy to those who have nowhere else to go. […]

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On a Mission to make chefs

By Laura Robin, Ottawa Citizen October 22, 2015 Article Summary On a Mission to make chefs Laura Robin, Ottawa Citizen Published on: October 22, 2015 | For the last three years, the Ottawa Wine & Food Festival has partnered with The Ottawa Mission, donating thousands of dollars from unused drink tickets and empty wine bottles […]

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FROM THE OTTAWA MISSION FOUNDATION

AS I RETIRE… Many of you will remember the moment when my wife Diane Morrison retired from the good work she had accomplished at The Ottawa Mission. Like my wife before me, I have spent 23 years in faithful service to this ministry and I have decided that the moment has arrived when I should […]

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FOR THE LOVE OF A SON & BROTHER

People who volunteer at The Ottawa Mission are motivated to do so for many reasons. For Lilly Priebe and her daughter, Kelsey Gutoskie, their motivation is deeply personal. Just over a year ago, Lilly and Kelsey lost Jordan, their son and brother respectively, to mental illness. Jordan was part of a warm and loving family, […]

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FILOMENO FEELS AT HOME

Filomeno arrived in Canada as a refugee from Angola in April 2014. After several months, he still lacked the proper paperwork to enable him to seek employment, and his housing arrangements fell through. This young man had always worked hard, and he was heartbroken at the thought of being homeless. Someone suggested that he seek […]

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