Stories of Change

February 21, 2019
An older man wearing a blue jacket stands on a ramp outside a building, holding a cane in one hand and the railing. His right foot is in a cast. The building has murals of a tree on it.

Practicing Gratefulness

Allan, a resident at the men’s shelter, had a good life. He was married, had 3 children, a good job, and a nice home. After retiring, […]
February 21, 2019
Two white men stand next to each other, wearing black, smiling at the camera.

Small Acts with Big Impact

Adrian has a heart for volunteering. It has always been a big part of his life, instilled in him by his family since he was a […]
February 21, 2019
A boy with brown hair stands in front of a closed door, holding up a bag of donated toiletries.

Young Leaders Making a Difference

Aiden was studying the men’s emergency system in Hamilton as part of a Social Justice class project, when he decided to research Mission Services’ Men’s Shelter. […]
November 14, 2018
Warehouse gift room with shelves filled with colourful toys for young children.

Community Christmas – Christmas Across the Mission

AT WILLOW’s PLACE, one of our staff shares her memories of Christmas Day, 2017: The morning was filled with Christmas songs and snacks. By lunchtime, we […]
November 14, 2018
Two woman laugh while organizing produce into baskets.

Giving to Community

“TRY IT! There are so many places. Find a place you’re going to love. Try a few different programs, but definitely try it. Because it will […]
November 14, 2018
A woman wearing a hooded jacket leans against a brick wall which is painted with a mural of trees and flowers.

Making Community Beautiful

Kayla is a designer, muralist, and founder of Koe Design. She uses public community art to combat the mundane by infusing people’s lives with beauty, and […]

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