Our Blog - ArchivesArchives for: April 2018 (6 posts)
Erika Abele shared with the staff a document she had worked on as a very young person. She was helping her mother prepare a Proposal to create a community centre to help vulnerable people, especially new Canadians, and especially women and childre ... [read full post]
I Have Never Seen Her Laugh So Hard!
One of our volunteers is all business. She works incredibly hard all the time and puts the rest of us to shame. And she is as reliable as clockwork. And she is incredibly easy to tease. Earlier this week we had a small recognition luncheon fo ... [read full post]
Well that would not happen at my day job. I had three Oasis conversations in one day that could only happen here. The first, at our food bank, was with a refugee who had a prestigious university degree, worked at a high level government job in a m ... [read full post]
Five in One Week!
As most Oasis supporters know, without volunteers we could not operate. Volunteers help unload the food trucks and sort the food. They help make, serve and clean up after our community meal. They help set up and operate our food bank. They make ou ... [read full post]
It's Great to See Old People Get Excited
We had a couple of senior representatives from Christians Against Poverty (CAP) share with us their work to provide no-cost debt counselling to low-income people. It is a fascinating concept involving in-home visits with people facing extreme fina ... [read full post]
An Easter Reflection
There is a world of difference between humility and humiliation. While we don’t like to emphasize it, Jesus death involved the intentional infliction of extreme humiliation. His leadership was mocked by the Roman soldiers with a purple robe ... [read full post]