“When you walk in through the front doors, we want you to feel like you’re walking into the Mission Services family.”
The new Director of Social Enterprise and Retail Operations, Sue Fahner oversees the Mission Store and its outreach programs. She has been in the role since November 2021, and feels she has been waiting her whole life for a position like this… READ MORE
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“Checkout” These Results
The annual Scan Away Hunger™ campaign ended 2021 on a high note, raising nearly $106,000 in support of the meal programs at Mission Services of London. Shoppers at certain London area stores donated $3.11 at the cash – the average cost of providing a meal to a man, woman or child staying in emergency shelter, or to a man receiving treatment for addiction. This year’s results will provide over 34,000 meals!
Thank you to everyone who donated in store or online, as well as General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada, for once again partnering with the campaign. And of course, a big thank you to Metro, Food Basics, valu-mart, the Mission Store and Remark Fresh Market for their support.
Coldest Night of the Year
February’s chilly temperatures made it the perfect month to hold our twelfth annual Coldest Night of the Year fundraising walk. Over 280 walkers braved the cold in support of those experiencing hunger and homelessness in the London area.
Together, we raised over $108,000 to support emergency shelter for men and families, addiction treatment, mental health outreach, homelessness prevention programs, and the community outreach programs at the Mission Store. Not only did our walkers help raise vital funds, they also had an eye-opening experience of how it feels to struggle with homelessness in the winter.
A special thank you to Lewkowitz Financial, our Lead Sponsor for the event, as well as our other sponsors, walkers, donors and everyone whose well-wishes warmed our teams’ spirits!
Click here to view photos of our walkers in action!