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  • 7,066 accommodated stays in Crash Bed Program 2015-2016.

  • 342 children and 236 adults stayed at Rotholme 2014-2015.

  • Five branches devoted to 100% hope…more than a shelter.

  • 14,395 Store Vouchers filled 2015-2016.

  • 24,323+ volunteer hours donated in 2015-2016.


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Events 2016

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OUR EVENTS & CAMPAIGNS:

Our Back to School Campaign runs each August to provide needed items to those using services through Rotholme Women’s & Family Shelter and attending school (from JK to high school). Collected items are given to students throughout the school year, not just in September. Please call 519-433-2807 ext. 2019 for more information. Thank you for your support. Media Release. Items to donate this year:

  • Peanut free snacks – grade school
  • Backpacks – JK to high school
  • Lunch bags – JK to high school
  • Water bottles – JK to high school
  • Locks – high school
  • Scientific Calculators – high school
  • Shoes – all sizes JK to high school or gift cards to shoe stores
  • Track pants/ active wear – all sizes JK to high school
  • Pencil Cases – JK to high school
  • School Supplies ( pencils, erasers, pens (red, blue, black), crayons, pencil crayons, pencil sharpeners, markers, highlighters) – JK to high school

Volunteer Orientation: Next date: Tuesday, September 6th. For information contact Leigh-Anne at 519-433-2807 ext. 2015.

Addiction Recovery Breakfast:
Friday, September 16, 2016
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 300 King Street, London
Hosts: Mission Services of London, The Salvation Army, Addiction Services of Thames Valley, The Possible Campaign and Turning Point Inc. have partnered to organize this event that helps raise awareness around addiction and recovery in our community.

Branch Tours: Next date: Wednesday, September 28th. For information contact Leigh-Anne at 519-433-2807 ext. 2015 or main reception at ext. 2101.

Fall Banquet & Silent Auction 2016:
Thursday, November 17, 2016, London Convention Centre at 5:30 pm. This year we welcome  keynote speaker Michael “Pinball” Clemons. Michael will share his compelling story, inspiring us to walk alongside those currently working to overcome poverty and achieve a brighter future. Our branch highlight is the Mission Store. We hope to see you there!

To purchase tickets: Please contact Cindy Taylor: 519-433-2807 ext. 106, or online with a credit card: https://mslfallbanquet.eventbrite.ca The Early Bird price of $60 per ticket ends Oct. 1, 2016. Tickets after Oct 1st are $75 per ticket.
For sponsorship opportunities:  Contact Mary Brown: 519-433-2807 ext. 113.

 Scan Away Hunger Campaign Nov. 1 – Dec. 31, 2016
Our kick-off event will be in October, information to follow.

 

 

 

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Mission Services of London opens doors of hope with compassion for those seeking emergency shelter and support, by offering safe shelter, food, clothing and rehabilitation.

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