Ontario Central East Division

Barrie

Hope in the City – Barrie

Save The Date 2017 HITC

Date:   Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Location:   Liberty North, 100 Caplan Ave, Barrie

Speaker: Dion Oxford

Dion Oxford is a Jesus follower first and foremost. He is the Mission Strategist for The Salvation Army’s 5 homeless shelters in Toronto, called Housing and Homeless Supports. Dion, along with his wife Erinn and daughter Cate, live in Toronto and are committed to journeying alongside people in the margins of society.

He has spent more than 25 years working among folks who are living on or close to the streets of Toronto. He was the founding director of the Salvation Army Gateway; a shelter for men experiencing homelessness.

Dion also lives with Multiple Sclerosis and uses a walker or mobility scooter to get around. He is an advocate on behalf of people in the margins of society, and is an accomplished public speaker on the topic of housing, homelessness and disabilities, featured in The Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, CBC TV and radio, and in the National Film Board documentary, Salvation.

He likes to read, rant, write, fly kites, watch TV, play and listen to music, and hang out with his friends. He and his wife see the solution to homelessness as taking seriously the 2 great commandments of loving God and loving our neighbour.

Tickets: Individual Tickets = $40 | Table of 10 = $375

For tickets, sponsorship opportunities and more details, please call or email
Jeff Robertson 416-321-2654 ext.201
Jeff_Robertson@can.salvationarmy.org

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