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Welland Food Drive This Saturday

Welland Food Drive This Saturday

Posted Oct 31st, 2018 in Announcements

It's like Christmas day to us! One of the biggest days of the year for our food bank, the Welland Food Drive is critical. This Saturday, please plan to put food by your front door by 10:00am. Also, we still need volunteers!

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Brooke, home at last

Brooke, home at last

Posted Oct 23rd, 2018 in Devotionals

“I’m never leaving!” That’s what Brooke said about her new apartment, so thankful to have it after years of struggling.

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Winter Boots for Kids Nov 13-16

Winter Boots for Kids Nov 13-16

Posted Oct 16th, 2018 in Announcements

We want to make sure every child in Welland and the surrounding area has warm, dry feet this winter.

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Giving opportunities

Giving opportunities

Posted Oct 1st, 2018 in Announcements

We know it is tough to find work and even harder if no one gives you the opportunity.

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In August...

In August...

Posted Sep 19th, 2018

In August 2018, 803 people used our food bank services. 35% were children under 18, 3% were seniors over 65, the rest were adults 18-64. On our busiest day, we gave food to 73 people.

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The latest Pulse Newsletter is available now

The latest Pulse Newsletter is available now

Posted Sep 12th, 2018 in Newsletters

What does success look like to you?

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Rev. Carl Stratton Promoted to Glory

Rev. Carl Stratton Promoted to Glory

Posted Sep 10th, 2018 in Announcements

The first Executive Director of Open Arms Mission, hired in early 1987, passed away on Saturday. We are happy to carry on his legacy.

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Record number of backpacks!

Record number of backpacks!

Posted Sep 5th, 2018

Thank you to everyone who donated and to Giant Tiger for making the program possible. We helped a record number of kids.

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CampusFest this Saturday!

CampusFest this Saturday!

Posted Aug 9th, 2018 in Announcements

The CampusFest fundraiser for Open Arms Mission is this Saturday, August 11. Join us for a great day of family fun for a great cause!

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Free Backpacks for Kids in Need

Free Backpacks for Kids in Need

Posted Jul 31st, 2018 in Announcements

For the whole month of August, we are giving out backpacks with school supplies to elementary school aged children in need in the Welland, Pelham and Wainfleet area

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