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Witnessing God’s Hand at Work!

Hello Friends, My name is Paula and I am a Social Service Worker, student at Mohawk College doing my placement at Helping Hands Street Mission. I began my placement in September of 2015, and have to complete 400hrs; I have to be honest as at first I thought “what am I doing here”; What exactly am I doing here? I have always wanted to be an outreach worker, and felt that I would not get any learnin
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Reaching Out One Hand at a Time

Wow! Can you believe there are only 4 days left in 2015? How will you spend the last 4 days? What will you be doing on the last day as you prepare and celebrate ringing in the New Year? Will you spend any of that time reflecting on the past year’s challenges and blessings? Perhaps you will look ahead, making New Years’ Resolutions and setting goals to be accomplished. The past year at Helping Hand
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Following God’s Lead

Dear Friends and Supporters of HHSM, Tom and I are excited to let you know that the mission is coming into a new season that we know God will abundantly bless! It has been with much prayer and discernment that Tom and I believe God is calling us out into a new season of this awesome faith journey. In April, Tom stepped down as Board Chair and I announced that I would be stepping down from my role
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Friday Night

Here is a reflection from one of our volunteers after a Friday night at HHSM… Wow what an amazing night out last night!  I said to Patty on our way home I wish I had taken a picture of us leaving compared to when we returned.  Let me paint the picture, we took their truck and the back of the truck was FULL of bins and bags (anything that wouldn’t blow out) then the back of the cab was
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New Day, New Lesson…

I am currently doing a student placement with Helping Hands Street Mission,  I was super excited to say the least. I was eager and ready to do whatever I could to help. While in school I did learn a few things about myself that I knew I had to be aware of at all times in doing my job. So, within the first month I had met this young lady. She is addicted, works on the streets and is pregnant. I hav
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