Why do you volunteer at OIM? It’s a question that I have been asking our volunteers lately. The answers that have come back have had one thing in common: a big passion for serving. Working with OIM volunteers has been a privilege for me. It’s encouraging to meet people that find the time to […]
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.
You would think that in a city like Ottawa, when a vulnerable citizen faces a crisis and loses their housing, there would be a system in place to support him in finding affordable housing. And there is. But the truth is – the system is flawed. Take Jack: a young man in his twenties […]
Every time I do street outreach in downtown Ottawa, I can’t help but notice the constants. Like the difference between those who are blessed with “enough” and those who aren’t. I see it each Sunday night in the stylish clothes some people wear or the cars others don’t have. It’s visible in their health or […]