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Walk with us on Feb. 20th

Coldest Night of the Year is a national, non-competitive, winter walk to raise awareness and funds for the hungry, homeless and hurting. Join us on Sat., February 20th.  It’s easy to register:  We’re thrilled to be hosting this event for the fifth year running in London. We look forward to seeing groups of families, friends and co-workers, all walking together. Start a

Scan Away Hunger Kicks into High Gear

Our Scan Away Hunger™ Campaign runs throughout November and December each year at participating stores in London. It’s a vital way to support our clients given that approximately 200,000 meals are served yearly through three of our five branches. Some FAQs include: 1. How do I Scan Away Hunger™?Simply add $3.11 (the basic cost of a

Breaking the Silence on our Silent Auction

If you haven’t heard about our largest ever Silent Auction on Nov. 5th as part of our Fall Banquet, it’s no secret! We put our heads together and thought, “Hmmm, what would be fun things for our guests to bid on this year?” We came up with nearly 200 exciting items thanks to the generosity of donors. Items range from $20.00

Who is Joe Roberts?

In 1989 Joe Roberts was living under a bridge as a homeless skid row addict in Vancouver’s downtown eastside. Today he is an award-winning Canadian entrepreneur,  author, and internationally sought after professional speaker who motivates and inspires audiences worldwide. He is known currently as “The Skid Row CEO.” We’re thrilled to have him as our keynote speaker at our Fall Banquet and Silent Auction on

AGM 2015 featuring Quintin Warner House

We thank all those – nearly 100 – who attended our Annual General Meeting and first ever Donor Appreciation Reception on June 24, 2015. It was our pleasure to both provide awareness and show gratitude in one event. We had a lot of fun chatting with those who came from nearby and outside the city, offering guests light fare prepared proudly by our Men’s Mission

It’s easy to Scan Away Hunger!

1. Where can I Scan Away Hunger? Look for the Scan Away Hunger campaign signs at these participating stores: Freshco, Giant Tiger, Metro, Sobeys, Sunripe, Valumart and Remark. 2. How do I Scan Away Hunger? Simply add $3.11 or multiples thereof to your grocery bill to donate the cost of one or more meals for Mission Services

Nov. 4th: Come for food, fun and friendship

Our Fall Banquet & Silent Auction is Nov. 4th at the London Convention Centre. Bid on exciting auction items: passes and packages for Toronto and local attractions, restaurants, golf as well as authentic Wayne Gretzky memorabilia and much more. Be inspired by our keynote speaker, Stacey Bess, who will share her story on teaching children at a shelter school in

Backpacks Wanted. Filled Preferred.

Sometimes the best motivation for going back to school as a kid was knowing that you were getting some new things. A new backpack, lunch bag and other supplies like pencils, crayons and notebooks can help make that transition more bearable. But what about those with budgets that are stretched to the max? It can be hard

Our 2013-2014 Annual Report

Mission Services of London held its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Knollwood Baptist Church. Our keynote speaker was Carol Ristine, Manager of The Mission Store, who talked about our Voucher Program for clients, which provides clothing and household items for free. The short video presentation of interviews with some of our referral agencies can be seen through YouTube:

RBC Foundation Community Professor Award Recipient from Mission Services

Congratulations to Jon DeActis, Director of Quintin Warner House, on being the successful recipient of the RBC Foundation Community Professor Award.  The RBC Foundation Community Professor Award was awarded in recognition of Jon’s work as an individual who demonstrated outstanding commitment to the Community Service Learning program at Western University, and for advancing the personal and academic