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MEDIA RELEASE
June 13, 2017

Ottawa, ON – The Ottawa Mission is pleased to announce that The Ottawa Mission Foundation has received accreditation from Imagine Canada’s Standards Program.The Standards Program awards accreditation to charities and non-profits that demonstrate excellence in five fundamental areas of operation: board governance; financial accountability and transparency; fundraising; staff management; and volunteer involvement.

“It’s very important to The Ottawa Mission Foundation that we have the confidence and trust of people in the community who donate to the life-changing programs at The Ottawa Mission,” says Sean Wong, Executive Director of The Ottawa Mission Foundation. “We are proud to display the Imagine Canada accreditation seal to show we value transparency in fundraising.”

The Ottawa Mission Foundation joins a select group of 220+ charities and non-profits in Canada to receive this special accreditation from Imagine Canada’s Standards Program. The goals of the program are to increase the transparency of charities and non-profits in these areas, and to strengthen public confidence in individual organizations and the sector as a whole.
For more information on Imagine Canada, please go to www.imaginecanada.ca

FOR INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Sean Wong
Executive Director
Ottawa Mission Foundation
613.234.1155
foundation@ottawamission.com