Bishop Canevin High-School senior Garrett Berner donates Easter Bags for residents.

Each year Bishop Canevin High-School holds a Mr. Canevin competition where the senior high school boys compete through service to raise funds or donations. This year they have all been encouraged to include the City Mission in this service competition. Garrett decided to ask for donations from a list and then to fill Easter baskets […]

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Demolition: Making Room for New Veterans Residential Facility

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 […]

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Samaritan Care Center: Providing Prayer & Hope to the Washington Community

Samaritan Care Center:  Providing Prayer & Hope to the Washington Community  Now Helping 740 Families     The Samaritan Center, City Mission’s community outreach program, provides food, clothing, furniture, and other necessary household items at no-cost, to families and individuals throughout the community who are in need.    In addition, Paul Smith and the incredible team […]

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City Mission’s Veterans Residential Facility

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 […]

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Miracles at City Mission

Almost exactly one year to the day after the June 9th fire that destroyed our former kitchen, dining room, and men’s shelter, we started moving into our new facilities. Praise God! On Saturday, June 11th, our male residents moved from the trailers on Beau Street into the new men’s shelter, and today, our new kitchen […]

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