We’re so exciting…it’s coming soon!
The Lighthouse is working hard behind the scenes to create a new updated website.
The updated website will be easy to navigate, mobile-friendly and full of information! Keep checking back to discover what’s new at The Lighthouse Soup Kitchen and Shelter.
Amazing volunteer route marshals cheered on our walkers!
On Saturday, February 20, 2016, over 400 people gathered to walk the streets of Orillia. They gathered for two purposes: to create awareness for the hurting, hungry and homeless, and to raise funds for The Lighthouse Soup Kitchen & Shelter. Due to the passionate and committed community, the Coldest Night of the Year 2016 was a huge success!!
Read about the event in the following articles:
Team Ainsworth getting ready to walk!
Stay tuned to our Facebook Page to hear our final total!! The online giving for Coldest Night is open until Thursday, March 18th. Once all totals have been calculated, a final total will be available in April. To give financially, click here for the Coldest Night of the Year – Orillia web page.
Thank you to our incredible community for helping create a successful event!
Event organizers having fun!
Save the date for Coldest Night of the Year 2017!!
Saturday, February 25!
We are one huge step closer to making a new Orillia homeless hub a reality!
Last Monday, City Council made a decision to loan The Lighthouse $450,000 to purchase property for a future shelter. We are so grateful for the forward thinking Council to help move Building Hope forward.
Read and watch all the news by clicking on the following links:
Orillia Today – “Orillia Lends Charity $450,000”
Packet and Times – “City Council Approves $450,000 Loan for New Shelter”
CTV News Barrie –
“Orillia Homeless Shelter Plans Much Needed Expansion”
Contact The Lighthouse Board Chair, Glenn Wagner, or the Executive Director, Linda Goodall, for further information. 705-329-2265.