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A Christmas Meal and Hope – just $3.11

For just $3.11 (the cost of one meal), or multiples thereof, you can provide a meal for someone during this season of giving. This holiday season, hundreds of the most vulnerable people in the London area are experiencing hunger and homelessness. They’re crying out for warmth and compassion. Mission Services of London has pledged to

Community Mental Health Programs – System Navigators and Translators

Community Mental Health Programs (CMHP) is a branch of Mission Services of London that offers various support services to assist those who are experiencing homelessness, as well as those who are experiencing mental health and addiction issues. Streetscape, a program offered through CMHP provides crisis service and support for those experiencing mental illness and addiction.

UPDATE: Thank you! Rotholme Urgent Appeal met with much generosity

All of us at Mission Services of London want to say a huge thank you to the community. We are touched and humbled by the response that we have received after releasing our urgent appeal for Rotholme Family Shelter on Monday, September 24th. We are pleased to share that, since last Monday when we first

Mission Store presented with “Angel Award” from ATN Access Inc.

On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 Mission Store was presented with the “Angel Award” at ATN Access Inc.’s Annual General Meeting & Client Awards Ceremony. The award is given to exceptional employers that have a partnership with ATN Access Inc. ATN Access Inc. supports and empowers individuals who have all types of barriers and disabilities. ATN

URGENT: The Need is Overflowing at Rotholme Family Shelter

Our 20-room Rotholme Women’s and Family Shelter—London’s only emergency family shelter of its kind (not a violence against women shelter)—has reached full capacity. We’ve experienced a high of 19 additional families in need of a safe place to stay. We must raise at least $10,000 now to provide at least a week of motel stays and meals

Continue Receiving Updates from Mission Services of London without Interruption

You may have heard about the potential Canada Post strike. In order to continue receiving updates from Mission Services of London without interruption, please share your email address with us. You will receive electronic invitations to events, updates about the impact of your support (including inspiring stories), giving opportunities and volunteer openings – all paperless.

2018 Annual Thanksgiving Campaign

Hard times have forced so many of our neighbours out of their homes. On any given night, hundreds of people are experiencing homelessness, right here in the London area. This fall season, we’re expecting more people to come to us. For many, the meal they receive here at Mission Services of London may be the

A Summer to Remember: Camp at Rotholme Women’s & Family Shelter

This isn’t your average summer camp. With camp counsellors Margaret (“Maggie”) Calderone and Andrea Giraldo from Fanshawe’s Child and Youth Care program, the children attending  Rotholme’s camp are involved in a ton of fun activities, albeit, in an unconventional environment. Andrea, in her third year of the Child and Youth Care program, always liked working

Fall Banquet & Silent Auction 2018

Mark Brand is one of North America’s foremost social entrepreneurs. With eleven businesses under his belt, he is determined to breathe new life into struggling communities through his work in social impact business. Five years ago, Brand took over Save On Meats (a Vancouver butcher and diner) and created The Token Program—an alternate currency to

Begin a Legacy

There are many other ways in which you can give to charities that are meaningful to you and create lasting impact in your community. While giving money using cash, cheque, or a credit card is a popular way to give a gift to your community, another method is legacy giving. What is Legacy Giving? Legacy