Curb Notes Newsletter

Spring Curb Notes 2022 – Our Staff

The Voices of Mission Services “When you walk in through the front doors, we want you to feel like you’re walking into the Mission Services family.” The new Director of Social Enterprise and Retail Operations, Sue Fahner oversees the Mission Store and its outreach programs. She has been in the role since November 2021, and

Taking Steps Together – Our Staff

Reading about the staff’s experiences at Mission Services of London, across all the branches, there are several words that stand out to me: Family. Teamwork. Caring. It heartens me to hear these words included in our staff’s stories. It’s important for people to feel cared for when they’re at work, especially when caring for others

The Voices of Mission Services

“When you walk in through the front doors, we want you to feel like you’re walking into the Mission Services family.” The new Director of Social Enterprise and Retail Operations, Sue Fahner oversees the Mission Store and its outreach programs. She has been in the role since November 2021, and feels she has been waiting

Warmth in Winter

Each individual staying in emergency shelter has a story to tell and those stories are not always easy to hear. Some men will spend only one night, others will return frequently. The reasons for coming are as varied as the men themselves, but perhaps one thread common to all is a desire or need for

Winter Dangers

The trees have come down, the presents unwrapped, and the decorations packed into boxes. As another holiday season ends, we settle into the winter months. And for some, it’s anything but a wonderland. “When you’re trying not to freeze to death, the winter is long and dark,” says Mike Toth, Director of Shelters at Mission

Fall 2021 Curb Notes Issue 46 – Mission Store

Featured Stories You are Invited to the 2021 Virtual Hope Banquet & Silent Auction The Mission Services of London Hope Banquet & Silent Auction will be held virtually on November 25, 2021. Keynote Speaker Liz Murray (right) will share her journey of determination, hope and hard-won success. The child of drug-addicted parents, Murray began experiencing

Summer 2021 Curb Notes Issue 45 – Men’s Mission

Featured Stories Fill Up the Virtual Bus to Help Prepare Children in Need for the Upcoming School Year Fill Up the Bus has gone virtual! Rather than bringing school supplies to a bus during one day in August, we invite you to shop for supplies at sharetheblessings.ca anytime between August 3rd and September 30th, 2021. Sharetheblessings.ca

Spring 2021 Curb Notes Issue 44 – Community Mental Health Programs

Featured Stories Coldest Night of the Year Warms Hearts in Neighbourhoods Across London While we could not walk together this year, that did not stop nearly 300 Londoners from taking to the streets to walk in the Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY), presented by Lewkowitz Financial. From Feb. 1st – 20th, CNOY participants walked

Winter 2021 Curb Notes Issue 43 – Rotholme Family Shelter

Featured Stories You’re Invited to the Coldest Night of the Year Virtual Launch Event! Join Mission Services of London to: Learn how everyone will be fundraising virtually and walking safely (with their own household only) in their own neighbourhood this year Find out how to receive your goodie box including the 2021 Coldest Night of

Fall 2020 Curb Notes Issue 42 – Quintin Warner House

Featured Stories You’re Invited to the 2020 Virtual Fall Banquet & Silent Auction Join us online on Thurs. Nov. 12, 2020 for our annual Fall Banquet & Silent Auction. This year, the event will be hosted entirely online to help protect the safety of all guests and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Funds raised from the