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Thank You Giant Tiger – Highbury

We are so grateful to Giant Tiger – Highbury for participating in Scan Away Hunger 2012.  Giant Tiger – Highbury graciously jumped on board to be one of the  locations where Londoners could donate $3.11 (the cost of one meal in shelter) to their grocery bill.  Each donation provided one meal for an individual living

Thank You To Sunripe Marketplace

We are so grateful to Sunripe Marketplace for participating in Scan Away Hunger 2012.  Sunripe graciously jumped on board to be one of the  locations where Londoners could donate $3.11 (the cost of one meal in shelter) to their grocery bill.  Each donation provided one meal for an individual living in shelter. Thanks to everyone

London Doctors Lace Up Runners to Support Mission Services of London

We can only imagine a day in the life of an emergency room doctor:  admirable compassion and unconditional regard for human life coupled with the talent and knowledge to make life saving, split second decisions. Our clients at Mission Services of London know all too well how dedicated these doctors must be.  “We often have

Dillon Consulting Continues Long Tradition of Support

Just like Mission Services of London, Dillon Consulting was founded in London more than 60 years ago and has played a significant role in shaping our Forest City.  As dedicated consultants in planning, engineering, environmental sciences and management, they strive to establish long term relationships with members of our community. Since 1997, Mission Services of

Sir John. A. MacDonald Public School

Thank you to the staff, students and parents of Sir John A MacDonald Public School for donating over $400 to the Coldest Night of the Year campaign.   With the announcement of the discontinuation of the penny came the idea for a penny drive.  Students in Ms. Scott’s grade 5/6 class, lead by MSL staff member

Cargill Employees Dig Deep

Several years ago, Madalena Madruga, an employee of Cargill in London, saw a television program which compelled her to get involved.  “I saw a long table filled with people who had nowhere else to go,” says Madruga.  “All those people were eating meals supplied by charity.”  In that moment, she began to consider her comfortable

General Dynamics Land Systems Gives Big

During the holidays, there seems to be an endless stream of parties, events and celebrations.  We’re greeted with a glass of warm eggnog, a slice of brie on a fancy cracker and the smell of fresh pine and crisp winter air. The spirit of Christmas is everywhere. The folks at General Dynamics Land Systems however,

Grace In Greeting

Sometimes in the retelling of an event, something is lost in the translation. In fact, I wonder if we do justice to the original at all in the retelling. But I think that what I saw is worth the risk. Recently, I went to a wedding at the Chapel in the Men’s Mission; a seemingly

Yoga Shack Gives Back

On Sunday, July 17, 2011 over 250 people joined Lisa Shackelton of the Yoga Shack to attend one of London’s largest yoga classes in support of Mission Services of London. Peace and tranquility filled the John Labatt Centre with participants including radio personality Taz from FM 96 and London Mayor Joe Fontana. Over $1,500 was

Small but mighty, little ones make a huge impact for others

For most children around the city, Friday, June 3 marked a PA Day – a day without school and a day for fun. But for a group of children attending a day camp at Siloam United Church, this day was not only fun, it was one in which they learned about the “Good Samaritan”, listened