NEWS AND REPORTS

The Longest Table & Hunger Action Month 2018

Posted on Aug 1, 2018 in NEWS AND REPORTS

The Longest Table & Hunger Action Month 2018

At the Urban Mission, we believe in the power of community. We also believe there is no better way to experience that, than by sharing a meal together. On Sunday, September 30th, we invite you to join us at the table… the “Longest Table” in fact. On this day, you’ll be dining with more than 300 people down the middle of the street near the Urban Mission to help end hunger in our communities. This year we want to emphasize the fact that we are better when we come together. We are also implementing a “pay what you can” ticket price. We want everyone to feel welcome at the table, but we also don’t want to miss the opportunity for...

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Posted on Jun 20, 2018 in NEWS AND REPORTS

After months of hard work, cleaning and organizing, the Urban Thrift and Opportunity Center is open!  We are so thankful to all of the volunteers whose dedication to our mission made it possible. We’re ONE month in & thriving! We’ve been getting some great questions that we wanted to share with you.   Where is Urban Thrift located? 644 Market Street, Steubenville, Ohio.  It’s the beautiful white building on the corner of Market & 7th Street.   When are we open? Our store is currently open Mon. – Wed., 9 A.M. to 4 P.M.  We’ll expand our days and hours in the coming months. However, donations can be dropped off Mon. – Fri., 9 A.M. to 4 P.M.   I have large items...

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Summer Food Program Updates

Posted on Jun 20, 2018 in NEWS AND REPORTS

Summer Food Program Updates

Summer Food is back again and we’re excited for the opportunity to expand this program this year.  Below are the locations and times for each meal site.  There are six this year! We are still seeking additional assistance from the community to cover the costs of the program to ensure that no child goes without a meal during the summer months. A gift of $10 will sponsor a week’s worth of meals for one child. Donations can be sent to the Urban Mission “Summer Food” Program, 301 North 5th Street, Steubenville, OH 43952 or given online at www.urbanmission.org...

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Back to School 2018

Posted on Jun 20, 2018 in NEWS AND REPORTS

Back to School 2018

  It’s hard to believe that we’re already planning for the 2018 Back to School Bash, but it will be here before we know it! The date for this year’s event is set – August 16th, 2018! How can you help?       Here are two important ways: (1) Start collecting new school supplies, book bags, toiletries, and bring them to the Urban Mission throughout the summer. We are especially in need of: College rule filler paper Wide rule filler paper 1 Subject College Rule Notebooks 1 Subject Wide Rule Notebooks Elmer’s Glue Bottles Colored Pencils # 2 Pencils   (2) You can also get on the volunteer list as we’ll need close to 50 volunteers to make this event as success.   For...

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Amazing Raise

Posted on May 1, 2018 in NEWS AND REPORTS

Amazing Raise

  TODAY is the AMAZING RAISE! By giving on this day, you can help the URBAN MISSION reach our goal of distributing over 1 million pounds of food this year. With your help, we can also shelter more than 200 men, women & children. And, through your generosity, YOU can help us launch our Jobs for Life program in the fall. Just click on this link to support our work: https://giveov.org/npo/urban-mission-ministries Donations can be TODAY until 11:59pm. Your donation is appreciated!Add New...

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Amazing Things!

Posted on Mar 7, 2018 in NEWS AND REPORTS

Amazing Things!

With God, life transformation happens every day. We see it at the Urban Mission, in our shelters and food pantry and our kitchen. We also see it all around us – in our communities, schools, churches and neighborhoods. We want to celebrate these amazing things and also continue to create opportunities for more amazing things to happen. This spring, we invite you to do something AMAZING with us. In March we launched our “Amazing Things Among You” campaign. Not only is this an opportunity to raise funds for our new endeavors at the Urban Mission, but it is also a chance for you to share a story about how someone you know has done something amazing as well. We want to hear...

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