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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

A Hand Up for the Future

As a retired Executive Vice-President of the London St. Thomas Association of REALTORS ® (LSTAR), and a current volunteer with multiple local charities, Betty Doré has kept community housing close to her heart for many years. A few years ago, Betty became President of the Mission Services of London (MSL) Foundation Board of Directors and

Urgent! Mission Store Needs Donations

Mission Store is always accepting donations of clothing, linens, kitchen items, electronics, household items, and personal care items, but there is more urgent need in the following categories: Women’s clothing Men’s clothing Children’s clothing Pots and pans Dishes and cutlery Towels and bedding If you or anyone you know has any of these items that

2018 Annual Easter Campaign

This Easter, hope begins with a meal. Easter is April 1st; your support is vital as we prepare to provide hearty, nutritious meals to neighbours in need. Just $3.11 is all it takes to bring hope to a man, woman or child who is struggling. Your gift today will help make this a special time

Coffee that will warm hearts

Thank you to the rep from Vargo (left) for your donation of coffee to our kitchen. It warms our hearts to offer a cup of coffee to the people we serve. You have made it a bit easier for us to do so in the coming weeks. Thank you for wanting to make an impact

Join us March 11th for basketball and a special presentation

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 11th! Join us for a night of basketball and fun as the London Lightning (#GetStruck) take on the Niagara River Lions at Budweiser Gardens, 7:00 pm. Keep your eyes on the hardwood at half-time! We will reveal results from our 22nd annual Scan Away Hunger campaign 2016. Proceeds from this campaign help fund clients

Will you walk on Feb. 25th?

by Connie Spuria, Communications / PR Manager As mid-winter sets in, it’s built-in to our Canadian psyche to speculate how long it will last and how bad it will get. For those of us who have multiple coats, sturdy boots, heat in our homes and food on our tables, we know we’ll get by. For