I trust you are enjoying our little get-togethers. I find myself again wanting to share with you about a friend named Bob. (As I will always share, everyone I meet on the street, man, woman, adult, or youth is named Bob). This will be my standard opening, so I trust you will be patient with […]
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 Innercity Arts Program. You will receive a tax receipt at the end of the year.
“I started using drugs when I was 17 and ended up on the streets”. Listen as Rita expresses her gratitude for our Innercity Arts program.”
Shane grew up in a household where she seldom felt acceptance for who she is. Listen to Shane as she shares her experiences at Innercity Arts.
“People looked down on me and made me feel worthless”. Meet Jenna and listen to her sentiments regarding the Innercity Arts, our youth arts program here at OIM.
I ran into one of our clients the other day. It happened as I got on the bus & looked around for an empty spot. “There she is!” I heard someone say. It was Ted. He was sitting alone. The rest of the bus was crowded, cramped. But Ted had an empty seat on […]
On July 21-23, thirty-five stone carvers gathered on Ottawa’s historic Sparks Street for the Canadian Stone Carving Festival. Each was given a large slab of limestone and 18 hours to make it into something. During those 18 hours, I saw some amazing things. I saw people bringing renewed life into an old art. I saw community […]