the hard-working kitchen crew from one of our sites:
- peeled 150 pounds of sweet potatoes
- peeled 10 pounds each of carrots, onions & celery
- peeled 50 pounds of potatoes
- prepared 60 pounds of meat
- oh yes, and let’s not forget 50 pounds of turnips.
prepared at one of our Hamilton Out of the Cold sites.
Glenn Leman, fourth from left, and executive director Janice Ormond, second from right, with a group of dedicated volunteers who work together to prepare and cook Saturday night’s dinner at MacNab Street Presbyterian Church.
– Cathie Coward,The Hamilton Spectator
I participated in the Coldest Night of the Year walkathon fundraising event hosted by Neighbour2Neighbour on Saturday evening! “The Coldest Night of the Year is a super-fun, family-friendly fundraiser that raises money for the hungry, homeless, and hurting across Canada.” It was my pleasure to participate in such a wonderful event in support of such a very worthy cause.
One of the many beautiful gift bags generously donated for the women utilizing Carole Anne’s Place at the YWCA. Thank you so very much to the “Busy Bees” for providing these wonderful gift bags!!
St. Mary’s Tuesday evening dinner service will remain closed (due to ongoing repairs from their water leak) through the remainder of our serving season. We are serving dinner this evening at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church (Melvin Ave) and Christ’s Church Cathedral (252 James St. N.). Please join us:)
Glenn, Julian & Myles at the Ancaster Film Fest!! We thank the Ancaster Film Fest for their tremendous support.
Thank you to all of the film patrons who brought along the wonderful donations of non-perishables!
A great photo of Father Ian and Myles (Board Chair, Hamilton Out of the Cold) at St. Ann’s Parish in Ancaster. A big thank you to St. Ann’s Parish for organizing the coffee drive this past weekend and most importantly, special thanks to all those that made donations.
We are extremely grateful for the generous support!
A special thank you to the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra for featuring Hamilton Out Of The Cold as part of their “HPO Gives Back Program” on Saturday evening. The “Brilliant Beethoven” concert was spectacular!
Hot, healthy, home-cooked dinners are served daily
at all our Hamilton Out of the Cold Locations.
A Christmas Menu
Roast Turkey with Stuffing
Dessert (not shown, but health and delicious)
In addition to the huge donation of cereal, Bishop Tonnos Catholic Secondary School also made a financial contribution to Hamilton Out Of The Cold. We truly appreciate their generous support of our meal service program which continues to serve the most vulnerable members of our community. Thank you!
This delicious dessert was served after dinner at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church on Melvin Ave! Thank you to our wonderful team of volunteers for all of their hard work!
St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church opened its doors to Hamilton Out of the Cold this season. Dinners are served every Tuesday and doors open at 4:00. The new staff work to make every meal special. The Ukrainian cooking staff even promise pierogies someday.
A big Thank You to the staff and students of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Elementary School for their very generous donation of food items. They will go a long way in helping to provide for our guests this winter. Well done!
Food drive pick up at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Elementary School
Stoney Creek Baptist Church donated hundreds of hats, socks and mitts to Hamilton Out of the Cold. Annette accepted the donations from Elizabeth of the Stoney Creek Baptist Church.
These much needed necessities will be distributed to Hamilton Out of the Cold Guests. Keeping feet, head and hands warm are essential throughout the winter.