Almost two years to the day since its devastating fire, Washington City Mission showed its resilience again. The ceremonial ribbon was cut Tuesday on ANSYS Career Training & Education Center, located in the lower level of the mission in downtown Washington. The center will serve residents of the homeless shelter and essentially all Washington County […]
Janetta (Nettie) Ledbetter, who works at City Mission’s Avis Arbor Women and Children’s Shelter, recently received a community service award from the Zonta Club at their 22nd Annual Rose Day Event. Nettie and six other local women were honored for excelling in their given profession to serve as an example to women in the community. […]
Thank you Washington County Commissioner Diana Irey Vaughan for your commitment to helping veterans. Diana’s Marathon raised over $18,000.00 and also increased crucial awareness for this growing need for veterans in our region. City Mission’s Veteran’s Residential Facility begins construction in the next few weeks. You still have time to contribute here.
This Sunday, May 7, 2017, Washington County Commissioner, Diana Irey Vaughan will run in the 2017 Pittsburgh Marathon to help City Mission bring hope to homeless veterans. City Mission is building a critically needed, 22-bed Veterans Residential Facility in Washington, Pennsylvania. It will be the first of its kind in this region. Your support of Diana’s […]
CRETE OLIVE OIL : “Now you will know what true Olive Oil tastes like” Thank you Crete Olive Oil for your $20,000 Premier Sponsorship for the 2017 Sweet Sunday Dessert Festival. Your sponsorship is helping to provide life-changing programs and services, and will bring hope to the homeless men, women, and children who live with […]
Clouds of demolition dust filled the air this week on Strawberry Avenue as City Mission contractors tore down the old Anderson Glass Building diagonal to the Washington Police Station, and City Mission’s former Samaritan Care Center, formerly located at 55 Strawberry Avenue. We are making room for the new 22-bed homeless Veteran’s Residential Facility, with construction on the […]
America asks a lot of its military men and women. And when they return home, too many of our beloved veterans find that returning to civilian life is even more challenging than being on active duty. Over 500,000 veterans are homeless. Veterans do not integrate, they isolate; which is why they so desperately need their own unique physical […]
Congratulations to this year’s Sweet Sunday Dessert Winners! Over 14,000 desserts were served and sampled at this Sunday’s event! The Celebrity Judges cast their votes – and everyone in attendance had a chance to vote as well. This year’s Sweet Sunday Dessert Winners are …