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Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 12, 2020 in News | Comments Off on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

As we prepare for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons, we know things might feel a little different this year – celebrations might be smaller, and holiday meals and gatherings might be shared remotely around a Zoom call.  Despite all this, we know how important it is to stay connected.  Below are a few ways the Urban Mission is connecting with our community during the holiday season.  We invite you to join us during this time by giving in very tangible, but meaningful ways: Pray: As we approach the holiday...

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Posted by on Nov 3, 2020 in NEWS AND REPORTS | Comments Off on google-site-verification: google49a4443f2baffdaa.html

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Coat Drive and Distribution

Posted by on Oct 12, 2020 in NEWS AND REPORTS | Comments Off on Coat Drive and Distribution

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...

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Christmas applications

Posted by on Oct 12, 2020 in NEWS AND REPORTS | Comments Off on Christmas applications

Please print, complete and return to the Urban Mission. See drop off times and location below.

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Christmas Program Application Checklist

Posted by on Oct 12, 2020 in NEWS AND REPORTS | Comments Off on Christmas Program Application Checklist

Dear Fresh Market Families, Our Christmas Program Application Process will look a little different this year. We hope that you find this Application Checklist helpful when filling out your application.   □ STEP 1: Carefully read over ALL of the information provided in this application packet.  □ STEP 2: Fill out your application completely and honestly.  Click here to download the Christmas application. □ STEP 3: Gather Proof of Income. You must show proof of ALL Household Income.  Here are some examples of...

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2021, here we come!

Posted by on Oct 12, 2020 in News | Comments Off on 2021, here we come!

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...

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Christmas @ Urban Mission

Posted by on Oct 12, 2020 in News | Comments Off on Christmas @ Urban Mission

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...

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Call for volunteers!

Posted by on Sep 8, 2020 in NEWS AND REPORTS | Comments Off on Call for volunteers!

Call for volunteers!

We have some special projects happening at the Urban Mission during the months of September and October. If you are looking for a short term project, call us at 740.282.8010 and ask for Tiffany or Terrence to arrange your day.

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Hunger Action Month

Posted by on Sep 8, 2020 in NEWS AND REPORTS | Comments Off on Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month

As a supporter of the Urban Mission, we invite you to join us as we participate in Hunger Action Month.  Each September, the Urban Mission joins this national campaign meant to bring greater attention to hunger in our community AND promote ways for people everywhere to get involved. This year, Hunger Action Month occurs at a time when the Urban Mission is experiencing record numbers of families in need of food assistance.   Here’s a sneak peak of what you’ll see on the Urban Mission social media pages, beginning on Monday,...

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Listening with Compassion, Serving with Love

Posted by on Jun 22, 2020 in NEWS AND REPORTS | Comments Off on Listening with Compassion, Serving with Love

Listening with Compassion, Serving with Love

To our community, For more than 60 years, the Urban Mission has sought to provide a living witness of what it means to act justly, love mercy and walk humbly with God. Justice As a faith-based organization, we define justice as it is found in the Bible. In Isaiah 1:17, God sets the standard for justice through the words of Isaiah, “Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.” As members of the Urban Mission staff, who are also people of faith, we have a...

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