Hamilton Out Of The Cold (HOOTC), is a registered charity which provides hot, nutritious evening meals for those in need, serving guests with dignity and compassion. Over 400 volunteers operate 10 locations 6 nights a week. They are also partnered with Wesley Centre to serve breakfasts from Monday to Saturday. It is now in the 21st year and runs from the beginning of November to the end of March. Over 18,000 Dinners & 8,500 Breakfasts served last winter!
They are working to become better known within Hamilton with the following goals:
- To help those in need to learn about, and take advantage of, their services throughout Hamilton
- To increase awareness of their organization in order to assist in their fundraising activities.
- To encourage new volunteers
Please visit HamiltonOutoftheCold.ca to find further information on locations, how to donate much needed funds or how to volunteer for this worthwhile operation.