After a pandemic-imposed hiatus, the popular food and drink fundraiser for Shepherds of Good Hope made a delicious comeback.
On Monday, three women hosted PYSANKA: To Ukraine With Love Fundraiser at AllSaints Event Space in Sandy Hill and, in doing so, further galvanized the community into action.
Organizers of GoFundMe fundraiser are set to start distributing money to most-affected businesses later this month.
Over the past four years, fundraiser has grown from a small grassroots gathering to a well-attended gala.
Organizers hope to raise $300,000 to help hungry and homeless as sponsors match up to $95,000 in donations at event with headliners that include Blue Rodeo.
Organizers bring fundraiser to sponsors, ticket holders through food, drinks, activities and virtual auction
Fundraiser features inspiring story of troubled young man who redeemed himself through The Mission's Food Services Training Program
Organizers hold kick-off reception at Thyme & Again for upcoming fall gala at Infinity Convention Centre
Normally when you walk through The Ottawa Mission's blue front doors, you enter an old downtown building that provides basic services, like food and shelter, to those in need.
Inaugural gala in mid-November will support The Ottawa Mission's training program in food services