What is Hamilton Out of the Cold?
Hamilton Out of the Cold (HOOTC) is a not-for-profit, non-denominational program serving meals six days a week from 11 locations across the city of Hamilton (November 1st through March 31st). This season we served 18,353 dinners and 9,492 breakfasts throughout the city (breakfasts served in partnership with Wesley Urban Ministries). Our mission is providing hot, nutritious meals to those in need…always served with dignity and compassion.
Hamilton Out of the Cold is a registered charity (#86426 3488 RR0001).
Who are our dinner guests?
Men, women and children of our community who are struggling with hardship come to Hamilton Out of the Cold for hot, nutritious meals and warm companionship. Our guests include: the working poor, the unemployed, those living with mental and physical health issues, those struggling with loneliness and homelessness.
Please help us to continue to serve the most vulnerable members of our community.