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    The Ottawa Citizen: Egan: On a Mission — a borrowed food truck rolls into 7,000 meals a week

    May 11, 2022

    “When the pandemic struck, there was no food truck at the Mission shelter, which used to serve mostly in the Waller Street dining room. Then came one, on loan.” Our […]

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    Ottawa Mission adds Second Food Truck to its Mobile Mission Meals Program

    April 19, 2022

    Shocking Increases in Hunger Puts Shelter on Track to Serve Almost One Million Meals This Year Ottawa, ON – As Ottawa has entered its third year of dealing with the […]

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    Helping Those in Need this Easter:

    April 18, 2022

    Ottawa Mission Serves 10,084 Meals to Meet the Shocking Increase in Hunger in Ottawa Ottawa, ON – During The Ottawa Mission’s special Easter meal service, which was held on April […]

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    The Ottawa Citizen: Ottawa Mission breaks record for number of Easter meals served

    Since last Monday, the Mission has served 10,084 special Easter meals to its clients, enlisting two trucks to distribute the food.

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    CTV News Ottawa: Ottawa Mission adds food truck to help deliver meals during Easter long weekend

    Not everyone can afford a hot Easter meal this weekend. The Ottawa Mission says the demand and need for food is greater than ever in the community. The shelter has […]

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    Ottawa Mission graduates first class of Food Services students trained exclusively at “Chef Ric’s”

    March 24, 2022

    More than 90% of graduating students secure employment in the food services industry Ottawa, ON – Today the first class of Food Services Training Program (FSPT) students trained within “Chef […]

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    The Ottawa Citizen: Ottawa Mission food program in former Rideau Bakery launches first grads

    When Forough AliKarami arrived in Ottawa from Iran last July, she started casting around for a volunteer job. “I had free time and I was wondering what I would do […]

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    Investing in Community: Recognizing Connor, Clark & Lunn

    March 16, 2022

    The Ottawa Mission is known as the city’s largest housing and homelessness service provider. But behind the meals being served and the housing applications being sent, there are very dedicated […]

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    Giving to Support Those in Need

    March 14, 2022

    Help The Ottawa Mission Serve 10,000 meals this Easter by Donating Frozen Turkeys and Produce Ottawa, ON – As we head into spring after a long winter, planning is underway […]

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    Statement on Occupation of Downtown Ottawa

    February 16, 2022

    On February 6, the City of Ottawa declared a State of Emergency in response to the continuing occupation of the downtown core and numerous untoward and dangerous incidents associated with […]

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