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. […]
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.”
Yesterday participants from our street youth art program went to the Ottawa Art Gallery. We were given a tour and a workshop which was very interesting. While we were sitting in our session, I looked around the room, amazed at how gifted people really are. On one side there were pieces of art displayed around […]
Back in November I saw art expressed in three different forms, on three different nights. On Thursday night, we ran P4Y’s Arts & Crafts sale. Our street artists, both from the younger (16-24 yrs) and the older (23-32 yrs) groups, spent several weeks creating and working on their items to sell. A lot of the […]