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Welcome Josh!

Welcome Josh!

Posted Jun 29th, 2020 in Announcements

Welcome to Josh Walsh, our new Mission Centre Supervisor. Read more about why he says this ministry is "near to my heart."

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Canada Summer Jobs Grant

Canada Summer Jobs Grant

Posted Jun 24th, 2020 in Announcements

​We are grateful for the Canada Summer Jobs program which has allowed us to hire two summer students to grow fresh produce for our food programs and help take care of the large property at the Ministry Campus.

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Thank you Canadian Bible Society!

Thank you Canadian Bible Society!

Posted Jun 18th, 2020 in Announcements

Canadian Bible Society has donated 400 Bibles, 200 devotionals and 200 booklets and a financial donation. It's a great partnership to assist us to share God's Word with people to come to us, to show love in both word and deed.

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Drilling at the Ministry Campus

Drilling at the Ministry Campus

Posted Jun 18th, 2020 in Announcements

Long time project getting started! Field Well Digging has started digging a well at the Ministry Campus. This will go a long way toward improving facilities and future plans to help us serve our community in greater ways. Praise the Lord!

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Thank you Good Food Access Fund and Community Food Centres!

Thank you Good Food Access Fund and Community Food Centres!

Posted Jun 9th, 2020 in Announcements

We are grateful to Community Food Centres Canada and all of the donors to the Good Food Access Fund for their generous support. Because of you, we are able to make sure that hundreds of children, seniors and adults in Welland do not go hungry through this crisis. Their donation of $10,000 for emergency food and PPE for our staff and volunteers will continue to feed our community while we continue to feel the effects of the crisis and is keeping our staff, clients and volunteers safe.

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We are hiring!

We are hiring!

Posted Jun 8th, 2020 in Announcements

Want to be part of serving our community through Open Arms Mission? We are hiring for a key full time position, Mission Centre Supervisor.

If you are not looking for full time employment, we also still need more volunteer drivers, once a week in the mornings.

For more information, please go to our "JOIN US" page.

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Furniture warehouse open for sales!

Furniture warehouse open for sales!

Posted Jun 2nd, 2020 in Announcements

Furniture warehouse is open for sales by appointment. Please check out some of our selection on Kijiji, Facebook marketplace and LetGo. If you are looking for a particular item or to book an appointment, please call us at 905-732-8260.

We have a large variety of items at very reasonable prices including a new "make an offer" section. 

Store and donation drop off hours are Tuesday to Friday 10am-4pm and Saturday 9am-1pm. Our staff are unable to help unload dropped off donations at this time. For donation pick ups, please call 905-732-8260.  We appreciate your donations. 

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Volunteer drivers needed!

Volunteer drivers needed!

Posted May 26th, 2020 in Announcements

We need drivers! We have grocery stores, food producers, farmers and others willing to donate food, we just need to go pick it up. Do you have one morning a week to spare to make sure that no one goes hungry and good quality food doesn't end up in the landfill?

If you are free to volunteer on Monday, Wednesday or Thursday mornings from 8:30am to noon, please email Stacy, our Volunteer Coordinator, at stacyo.oam@gmail.com. You don't need a special license, but you do need a valid G drivers licence and clean driver's abstract for insurance purposes. You also need to be able to lift 25 lbs to load the truck. You do not need your own truck, you will be driving ours. Ideally, we are looking for people who can volunteer weekly.

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Furniture warehouse opening soon!

Furniture warehouse opening soon!

Posted May 23rd, 2020 in Announcements

Announcement! We are happy to announce that our furniture warehouse will be open for sales on June 2! 

In preparation for that, we will be accepting donations of furniture and appliances at our warehouse at 933 Forks Road West. We will also be resuming furniture donation pick up if you are unable to drop it off. Drop offs and calls to schedule a pick up can be made from Tuesday to Friday 10am-4pm and Saturday 9am-1pm. To schedule a pick up, please call 905-732-8260. We will not be open for sales until June 2, but we will be taking phone calls this week. 

Thank you in advance for your donations! They will go towards helping many people in our community. We will have safety protocols in place for shopping, dropping off and picking up donations and will let you know the details in a future post.

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We're hiring

We're hiring

Posted May 21st, 2020 in Announcements

We are hiring for three key positions. Please read the job descriptions and if you think you would be a good fit, apply today!

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