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MEDIA ADVISORY FOR MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2018

When: On Easter Monday, April 2nd from 11:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Ottawa Mission will serve more than 2500 meals to men, women and children in our community who are hungry and have few options for a nutritious and shared meal. Our goal is to ensure that anyone who is in need is provided with a special Easter dinner. Many dignitaries have accepted the Ottawa Mission’s invitation to act as special servers for the event, including elected officials of the House of Commons, the Provincial Legislature, and City Council.

Where: Entrance to The Ottawa Mission’s dining room is at 53 Daly Ave.
Note: In order to preserve the privacy of clients who do not wish to appear in media stories, photographs and video will be confined to 2 tables within The Ottawa Mission’s dining room.

Who: Interviews available with Peter Tilley, Executive Director, The Ottawa Mission.

Please visit the following link for more information:  https://twitter.com/OttawaMission?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

Since 1906, The Ottawa Mission has served the homeless, the hungry and the lost by providing food, clothing, shelter and hope. In 2017, The Ottawa Mission provided shelter to an average of 233 men every night and served an average of 1,308 meals every day to men and women. The Ottawa Mission also provides health services, including primary care, mental health and addiction treatment programs, hospice care, and dental services, as well as educational support and job training, spiritual care, and men’s clothing to thousands in need in our community.

FOR INFORMATION OR TO ARRANGE AN INTERVIEW, PLEASE CONTACT:

Ottawa Mission

Aileen Leo
Director of Communications
T: (613) 234-1144 x 305
C: (613) 712-3092
e-mail: aleo@ottawamission.com

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