Stories of Change

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 […]
September 27, 2018
Two women, one older than the other, stand in front of a large floral painting and smile at the camera.

Willow’s is my Family

Diane was a widower, had lost both her parents and was estranged from her daughter and extended family members. She had a house that required too […]
September 27, 2018
A young woman sits at a desk with plants, a binder, and a telephone. She smiles at the camera.

Family at Work

At Inasmuch House (IH), we see lots of different types of families. It’s hard not to feel a familial connection with colleagues and the women here, […]

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