NEWS AND REPORTS

Donate Items

Posted on Jun 22, 2020 in NEWS AND REPORTS

The Urban Mission is always accepting donations of the following items: Personal Hygiene ItemsFirst aid suppliesPaper productsPersonal care productsCleaning productsBath linens, Hand & bath towels, washclothsLaundry productsMops/brooms/bucketsPampers (all sizes)Good or new furniture and appliancesDishes/pots & pans/silverwareAnything that makes a house a home To arrange for a donation pick up, please complete the following form: If you have questions, please email store@urbanmission.org.

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Health and Safety Updates

Posted on Mar 16, 2020 in NEWS AND REPORTS

Health and Safety Updates

Important health and safety update: The health of our community, our customers, our staff, and our volunteers is of the utmost importance to the Urban Mission. For the past several weeks we have been implementing new strategies, approaches and options in connecting our services to our neighbors during this public health threat. Out of an abundance of caution and in the interest of taking care of each other, the following information details how each of our ministries are currently functioning to proactively reduce the risk of community spread across our organization and network. HOT MEALS THROUGH UNITY KITCHEN Beginning Monday, March 16th, our Unity Kitchen will be...

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Take our survey

Posted on Feb 17, 2020 in NEWS AND REPORTS

Take our survey

As we have learned throughout the years, anything that happens at the Urban Mission is a direct result of the support of others, like you, who have felt called to pray and give and serve and care and connect to those in need. To build upon our 2020 theme of being “connected,” we would like to enhance the way we connect with you by seeking your feedback. – How can we make your giving experience more meaningful?- Are there new ways you would like to connect with us?- What events or activities would you enjoy attending? These questions (and a few more) are included in this brief survey below. Let us know what you think!...

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Ties & Tiaras Prom Extravaganza!

Posted on Jan 30, 2020 in NEWS AND REPORTS

Ties & Tiaras Prom Extravaganza!

Have you heard about this event?  To serve our school aged teens, we are hosting a prom gown and tux/suit giveaway on Saturday, March 28th at the 7th Street Plaza. If you or someone you know, has gently used gowns or suits that you would like to donate, we are currently receiving these items and other donations (shoes, ties, jewelry, purses) at our War Memorial Building, 423 North Street, in downtown Steubenville.  If you’d like to participate in this event by volunteering or donating a gift card or other items, please contact Tiffany Beckwith at 740.282.8010. So far, we have a little over 100 gowns and are trying to reach our goal of...

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Health & Hope Wellness Clinic

Posted on Jan 30, 2020 in NEWS AND REPORTS

Health & Hope Wellness Clinic

We are excited to announce the most recent updates to our Health and Wellness ministry.  Beginning in February, the Urban Mission will welcome Christina Bouchet, a Licensed Practical Nurse who will provide basic health screenings to our community out of our nurse’s station at the Unity Kitchen.  As Christina shared with our team, “the goal of this clinic is to show the love and grace of God through simply caring for those among us who feel forgotten.” The clinic will be a bridge for clients to receive health resources and education to better their lives, and their family’s lives.  If you know of someone who could benefit from these screenings on a weekly...

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CONNECTED

Posted on Jan 30, 2020 in NEWS AND REPORTS

CONNECTED

We are excited to introduce to you our theme for 2020 – “CONNECTED.” We know that anything we do at the Urban Mission is a direct result of others who have felt called to pray and give and serve and care and advocate. We are all connected as sisters and brothers. When one falls, we all fall. When one succeeds, we all succeed. A meaningful term for this is the South African term, “ubuntu,” meaning, “I am, because we are.” The idea of Ubuntu has existed in the oral cultures of Southern Africa since the 1800s, but it took on a deeper, theological meaning when Desmond Tutu and other South African theologians embraced the term in the context of the South African...

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