Executive Director Carol Alcorn, Client turned Volunteer Tim Martin, Program Manager Marissa Melau say a bittersweet goodbye. January 2019 In 2011, Tim Martin walked thru the doors of Ottawa Pads (Read full story)
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Meet Larry – It’s Never Too Late to Find Contentment
As a self-proclaimed ‘loner,’ Larry, now 66, took to a transient lifestyle since the time he was 14. Although his parents provided a home and essentials, Larry didn’t feel loved (Read full story)
Meet Vermell – From Nothing to Something
The day that Vermell, age 41, had to move into a shelter, she thought the moment was the lowest point in her life. As a single mother of 7 children (Read full story)
Meet Brandon and Riley
A couple of years ago Brandon found himself in a tricky situation. He had a diploma, experience in the U.S. Navy, and a job. He also had a beautiful young (Read full story)