Welcome Hall Mission

Welcome Hall Mission

April 19, 2016 13:05 ET

Media Advisory: Welcome Hall Mission to Inaugurate Men's Emergency Shelter Kitchen With Celebrity Chefs Hughes, Dammann and Smiles

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - April 19, 2016) - Welcome Hall Mission will be marking the official inauguration of its new Men's Emergency Shelter kitchen with celebrity chefs and many who made this much needed redesign project take place to allow staff to serve more clients. The renovations were executed with a new vocational training program in mind, designed to help homeless men acquire valuable culinary skills to help them find rewarding job opportunities and to become self-sufficient. But above all, Welcome Hall Mission hopes that this new kitchen will be able to provide some comfort and a measure of peace to the more than 200 men who, day after day, struggle to survive in what is often a hostile and unforgiving environment.

WHEN: April 20th from 4 to 6:45 PM
WHAT: Official kitchen inauguration
Chefs to visit kitchen and serve dinner to homeless men
WHO: Cyril Morgan, CEO of Welcome Hall Mission
Chuck Hughes, chef at Garde Manger and Food Network host
Derek Dammann, chef at Maison publique and True North author
Danny Smiles, chef at Le Bremner and Food Network host
Former mission client
WHERE: 1490, Saint-Antoine Street West, Montreal

About Welcome Hall Mission

Since 1892, Welcome Hall Mission has been the largest doorway to help Montrealers in need. Many programs are available to support the homeless, young single mothers, families, children and youth. Welcome Hall Mission aims at giving them hope through concrete actions and effective solutions to help them improve their lives and reintegrate into society.

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Contact Information

  • Sophie Allard, APR
    514 499-3030, ext.771

    Kathryn Stephens
    Senior Manager of Development and Public Relations
    514 523-5288, poste 303
    514 220-6071