For so many men and women in this city, The Shepherds of Good Hope is a warm meal on a cold day, a safe place to sleep at night and a chance for a brighter future.

On Friday, Dec. 6, CBC Ottawa become a window into the lives of Ottawa’s most in need, and their stories were heard on CBC Radio On, 91.5 FM and on CBC Television.

As of 7 p.m. Friday, CBC Ottawa's Day of Giving raised an incredible $129,372.75 for The Shepherds of Good Hope. But there's still a chance to donate online throughout the weekend.

You can follow today's story of generosity through our reporters, hosts and producers in the live blog below.