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Christmas 2018

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Christmas 2018

Christmas 2018

We believe Christmas can still change the world.  Throughout the entire month of December we seek to do just that as we help make Christmas extra special for children and their families – all in the name of Jesus. Will you join us?  Here are a just a few easy ways to get into the Christmas spirit by helping the Urban Mission.   STOCK THE TOY SHELVES Help provide new toys for our Christmas Shop.  Begin shopping now for an age group of your choice by shopping our Wish List on Amazon.com or call 740.282.8010 for more details!   Unable to shop?...

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Happy Thanksgiving

Posted by on Oct 31, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Dear Friend of the Urban Mission, Families who visit the Urban Mission oftentimes have to make the tough decision of whether to pay their bills or buy food. This is especially true during the holidays; in fact, for the next few months, the Urban Mission will see a tremendous rise in the number of food requests we receive from our community’s most vulnerable. As you make plans for your own Thanksgiving celebrations, we invite you to consider supporting the Urban Mission as we seek to meet the needs of those around us. You can do so by donating...

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Community Survey

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Community Survey

Community Survey

Did you know that fewer than half of American adults know most or all of their neighbors?  A recent survey from the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that when respondents were asked if they knew the names of the neighbors who live close to them, 19% of adults said they knew all of their neighbors. Another 24% said they knew most of their neighbors. This left the majority of American adults knowing only some (29%) or none (28%) of their neighbors by name. We want to change that in Steubenville.  In fact, we want to get to know...

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The Longest Table & Hunger Action Month 2018

Posted by on Aug 1, 2018 in NEWS AND REPORTS | Comments Off on The Longest Table & Hunger Action Month 2018

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...

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Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in NEWS AND REPORTS | Comments Off on

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...

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Summer Food Program Updates

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in NEWS AND REPORTS | Comments Off on Summer Food Program Updates

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...

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Back to School 2018

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in NEWS AND REPORTS | Comments Off on Back to School 2018

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...

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Amazing Raise

Posted by on May 1, 2018 in NEWS AND REPORTS | Comments Off on Amazing Raise

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 by on Mar 7, 2018 in NEWS AND REPORTS | Comments Off on Amazing Things!

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...

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Better Heath, Better Living, Better You! – Minority Health Month 2018

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in NEWS AND REPORTS | Comments Off on Better Heath, Better Living, Better You! – Minority Health Month 2018

Better Heath, Better Living, Better You! – Minority Health Month 2018

The Community Development Center of the Urban Mission is proud to announce the calendar of events for April’s Minority Health Month 2018. 4th Annual “Stop the Violence” 5K Walk/Run Saturday, April 7, 2018 11:00 am – 1:00 pm 5K & Sidewalk Health Fair 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Community Health Luncheon Steubenville Municipal Building TO REGISTER, click  HERE. Dance for Life Workshop Friday, April 13, 2018 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Martin Luther King Center TO REGISTER, click HERE. Women’s Mammogram Screening & Health Fair Saturday, April 21, 2018...

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