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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

HALF OFF EVERYTHING at the Mission Store Dec. 3rd

Our Mission Store operates Monday through Saturday, offering you unique finds and affordable shopping in ten departments, all tax-free. We pride ourselves on being a great thrift store for all Londoners. This Saturday Dec. 3rd – one day only – HALF OFF EVERYTHING at the Mission Store York & Rectory. Doors open at 9:30am. You read it right,

Talking about our Silent Auction

We hope to see you at our Fall Banquet & Silent Auction on Thursday, November 17th with high energy keynote speaker, Michael “Pinball” Clemons. Our Silent Auction is an exciting part of the evening. Items range in price point and interest, with the intention of variety. Thanks to attendee feedback, we’ve modified our bid selection while bringing back popular items

Shining Moment for Music

Country Music Week was held in London for the first time ever, running from September 8th to 11th. Although the festivies are over, there is one thing that won’t be forgotton about easily by Mission Services of London. The duo TwoShine County from Calagary, Alberta, made up of Daron Schofield and Dennis Hann, were in town as

In Memory of Madeline Roth

Madeline Margaret Roth (nee Bender) passed away peacefully in her sleep in the early hours of Sunday July 31, 2016 at the age of ninety eight.  Madeline was the daughter of Veronica and Allan Bender of Wellesley Ontario. She was predeceased by her husband Alvin Roth, daughter Elva Mae, brother Vernon and sister Jean Bender.

Come to our Grand Opening on July 23rd!

Join us on Sat., July 23rd for the Grand Opening of the Mission Store at 4-797 York Street at Rectory. Come for coupons, treats, face painting, and great shopping – no tax. Plenty of free parking. Remarks & ribbon cutting at 9:15am; Store opening at 9:30 am. The Store has a wide variety of unique finds

Lighting Up the Night: Scan Away Hunger Campaign Scores

For 21 years Londoners have continued to show strong support for the Scan Away Hunger™ Campaign held each fall. Our 2015 campaign underscored community responsiveness. Campaign overseer Irma Haggith-Fonseca revealed that proceeds totalled more than $107,000 for 2015. “We are extremely grateful that for two years consecutively we exceeded our $100,000 goal, which was increased in 2014. We

Campaign Celebration: Lightning Home Game Apr. 2

Join us at the London Lightning Home Game on Sat. Apr. 2, 2016 for a Campaign Celebration!  Mission Services of London is thrilled to announce the results of “Scan Away Hunger” at half-time. Sat. Apr. 2, 2016 Budweiser Gardens London Lightning Vs Orangeville A’s 6:00 pm – Gates open; 7:00 pm – Tip-off.  Thanks to