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Coat Drive and Distribution

Posted on Oct 12, 2020 in News

Coat Drive and Distribution

We are happy to share that our Coat Drive and Distribution is able to happen this year.  As a result, we are now collecting new and used coat donations, as well as hats, gloves, and scarves to be distributed to families in need.  These items can be dropped off at Urban Thrift (644 Market Street) or the Urban Mission food warehouse (311 North 6th) Monday – Friday, from 9am to 4pm.  We are especially in need of children’s coats. This year’s distribution will take place at the 7th Street Plaza on October 26, 27, & 28 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm each day. Registration is not required to participate in...

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2021, here we come!

Posted on Oct 12, 2020 in News

2021, here we come!

We are excited to share with you some important updates from the 7th Street Plaza, the War Memorial Building and our Fresh Market & Mobile Food Pantry. Even though our response to COVID-19 has consumed a great deal of our time and resources these past six months, by God’s grace and the generosity of our partners, we have been able to do some work behind the scenes to keep our projects moving a step closer to completion. 7th Street Plaza – Throughout 2020 we have been working with a group of architects to design the plans for our new space.  We have mapped out each ministry area, determined its use and plan to start demolition by the end of this year. ...

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Christmas @ Urban Mission

Posted on Oct 12, 2020 in News

Christmas @ Urban Mission

Beginning October 6th, Urban Mission staff and volunteers will begin registering families for our Christmas Kids toy distribution program.  Families must be participants in the Urban Mission food pantry and children must be living in the home to qualify. The deadline to sign up for our Christmas program is November 19th, 2020. If you are a family, participating in our food pantry, and would like to sign up for our Christmas Kids program, please click here. If our math is correct, there is a possibility that more than 1,000 children might sign up for our program this year.  As a result, we are in need of your support more than ever before.  From now until...

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