Ottawa RedBlacks serve lunch

Jul 31, 2015 by

Men and women arriving for lunch today at Shepherds of Good Hope soup kitchen were greeted by a special group of volunteers. Several...

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Toy cars for sale at Good Day ...

Jul 30, 2015 by

You’ve heard of Christmas in July? Well, we never think it’s too early to start your Christmas shopping regardless of when you...

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Charlie’s blessings

Jul 22, 2015 by

Not many six-year-olds spend a summer holiday introducing themselves to men and women who live on the street. But that’s exactly...

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Gilles works hard to find work

Jul 21, 2015 by

It takes a little work to find work. Gilles, a recent client of Shepherds of Good Hope, had the determination, but needed some help...

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Volunteering good for your hea...

Jul 17, 2015 by

There are lots of changes we can all make that will make our lives that much better, that much healthier. Research shows that...

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Never too young

Jul 6, 2015 by

Hayley is a special eight-year-old girl. While most children her age were enjoying their first full week of summer vacation last week,...

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MAP impresses New York visitor

Jun 30, 2015 by

Arthur Williams stopped writing in mid-sentence when he heard about a Shepherds of Good program where men and women get a drink every...

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Dragon Boat Fest a success

Jun 29, 2015 by

Despite the rain, the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival was a success this past weekend. The event kicked off Friday evening with the all of...

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Hope Living barbecue

Jun 23, 2015 by

Hope Living in Kanata celebrated its second anniversary with a barbecue. With Mother Nature delivering some rain in the morning, it...

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New patient drop-off at SGH

Jun 18, 2015 by

An ambulance pulls up to the double-glass doors. Two paramedics jump out quickly. They swing open the doors and grab the stretcher,...

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From client to volunteer

Jun 16, 2015 by

John has no trouble relating to the clients at The Oaks. That’s because he used to be one of the men who needed Shepherds of Good...

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2014 Homelessness report

Jun 15, 2015 by

Emergency shelter use is slightly down in Ottawa. That’s the good news. The bad news is those who need emergency shelter are staying...

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Student wins $5,000 for SGH

Jun 12, 2015 by

Alexandra Proctor was feeling just a little bit of pressure. The Grade 10 West Carleton High School student was in the finals of her...

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A word from Deirdre

Jun 8, 2015 by

It has been 32 years since our humbling beginnings to where Shepherds of Good Hope (SGH) is today. We are one of the largest...

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Retired principals give back

May 29, 2015 by

When D’Arciene was a teacher and then a school principal, she knew the power of giving. She taught her students the importance of...

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Out in the Cold

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As Good As It Gets!

Dec 30, 2014 by

Shawn came to Shepherds of Good Hope four years ago as a life completely out of control. He had been homeless many times because of...

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Ladies Who Lunch

Nov 7, 2014 by

To Donate to the #GiftOfHope, please Shepherds of Good Hope Recipient of Ladies Who Lunch Holiday Event Shepherds of Good Hope will...

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20 Years with Patty

Oct 21, 2014 by

It has been a 20 year struggle for Patty but – together we finally made it. Patty is where she needs to be right now. Patty is...

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Case Management in ESP

Sep 19, 2014 by

Meara is a Case Manager in the Enhanced Support Program (ESP).  This program is the final stage of care in the Transitional Emergency...

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