Last week we had local artist, Kate Durie, facilitate a workshop at our Passion 4 Youth Thursday night program (ages 16-24) on the subject of gratitude. She started by defining gratitude and getting the youth into a mindset of gratitude. She shared her personal story of tragedy and how she rebuilt her life through gratitude. […]
An organization like OIM runs on three things: committed and passionate volunteers, compassionate prayer partners, and the generous donations of individuals who affirm our mission.
Please consider supporting our youth outreach program by sponsoring a youth in our Passion 4 Youth Fine Arts Program. You will receive a tax receipt at the end of the year.
Shane grew up in a household where she seldom felt acceptance for who she is. Listen to Shane as she shares her experiences at our Youth Fine Arts Program Passion for Youth
“People looked down on me and made me feel worthless”. Meet Jenna and listen to her sentiments regarding the Passion for Youth, youth fine arts program here at OIM.
“I started using drugs when I was 17 and ended up on the streets”. Listen as Rita expresses her gratitude for our Passion for Youth, youth fine arts program.”
This week at art group, a representative from the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) did a workshop with the youth. It was an engaging workshop which not only educated the youth on their housing rights, but also asked for their input when it came to educating others on their housing struggles. Many of […]
What do you picture when you think of a homeless youth? Perhaps someone who looks like this? A young person sitting on the sidewalk…panning for change….. The reality is that many youth who I come across on outreach don’t look like this at all. […]