Stories of Change

January 31, 2020
A man with brown hair and a beard smiles at the camera. He wears a black t-shirt and stands in front of a window which overlooks a street of brick houses.

Housing & Homelessness in Hamilton

“We’re looking for some way we can intervene, and then stabilize someone who is struggling and not have them experience homelessness.” Dave, who owns Hanlyn Property […]
June 5, 2020
A woman with dark hair pulled back wears a blue surgical mask and a plaid blouse. She stands in front of a red brick wall and holds up a sign that reads "Thank you for helping vulnerable women and children during COVID-19."

COVID-19 & Mission Services

Over the last few months during the pandemic and ensuing shutdown, the public has adopted several sayings: “We’re all in this together,” “We’re all in the […]
September 22, 2020
A white man and woman stand six feet apart, smiling, and stand in front of a brick building with white letters that say "Mission of Services Hamilton."

Celebrating Victories in Extraordinary Circumstances

“When COVID-19 hit, our program participants were hit hard,” reports Mission Services’ Director of Addictions Services. “Other supports in their recovery were essentially shut down – […]
September 22, 2020
A young man wearing PPE sits behind a laptop at a desk.

Able to Adapt Because of You

Stage Three in Hamilton. Many people have waited in anticipation for this; for increased capacity in stores, and for restaurants, entertainment, and more retail spaces to […]
December 8, 2020
A group of 12 masked people stand in a group, wearing Mission Services lanyards and standing inside a lobby area.

Home for the Holidays

“There’s no place like home for the holidays.” I’m sure we all know that familiar Christmas tune, and the feelings and memories it evokes; recalling warm, […]
December 8, 2020
A group of women wearing sweaters and Christmas paraphernalia sit at a table with a Christmas table cloth. They turn to smile at the camera.

A Very COVID Christmas

Christmas at Mission Services has always been a busy time, filled with the hustle and bustle of staff and volunteers providing food, gifts, and more to […]
February 23, 2021
Baskets of Food

The Power of Good Food

Food is the great connector, and at Mission Services, it’s been an integral part of supporting our neighbours in need during the pandemic. “The quote ‘no […]
February 23, 2021

More Than a Meal

FOOD, as I have said before, is thought to be the great connector. At Mission Services, one of the phrases we use is “more than a […]
February 23, 2021

Mission Services During COVID-19

Another lockdown, emergency orders and record number of cases in Ontario have meant many closures once again. Luckily, thanks to donors like you, this lockdown has […]

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