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Information for Media Reps

Media Contact

If you are a member of a news or media organization and need assistance, please contact the City Mission’s media team point of contact:
Gary Porter
City Mission
Communications Manager
(724) 222-8530 x 236
If you would like to contact the City Mission directly, feel free to contact us at the following address and phone number:
City Mission
84 W. Wheeling Street
Washington, PA 15301
(724) 222-8530

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News Releases

Our Mission

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Compassionate Care is often the first step to renewal. Many of the individuals that come into our program learn about the City Mission through a visit to the kitchen for a meal or through our Samaritan Care program. This branch includes food, shelter, medical care, and our comprehensive Samaritan...
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In addition to meeting the immediate physical needs of the homeless, we provide something even more valuable: hope. City Mission’s comprehensive suite of recovery programming is designed to help residents suffering from mental illness, chemical addiction, multiple relapses, incarceration, histories of abuse...
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Because City Mission strives to bring hope to anyone experiencing hardship in our region, we extend our reach beyond our doors. Through our Samaritan Care Center, the We Care Street Outreach Program, and the Shelter+Care Supportive Housing Program we extend our hands to those in need...
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Leadership Team

Diana Irey Vaughan, President/CEO
Diana Irey Vaughan
Diana Irey Vaughan is the President & CEO of City Mission. Diana became the President/CEO of City Mission on March 1, 2024, after serving as Washington County Commissioner for nearly 30 years. As a Commissioner, Irey Vaughan was known for her leadership in economic development, human services, and humanitarian efforts. During her tenure, she supervised over 1500 Washington County employees within twenty-eight departments and a budget of $253,000,000. Diana also provided oversight to a 275 -bed nursing facility and the Washington County Jail. Diana attended West Virginia Business College, Fairmont State, and California University. She has served on numerous Boards and received countless awards including the Washington County Athena Award, the American Legion Medal of Honor, and the Spirit of Southpointe Award. In 2023 the Athena Young Professional Leadership Award was renamed to the Diana Irey Vaughan Young Professional Award. Driven by her Christian faith, Diana has been a devoted supporter of City Mission for many years and personally raised over $180,0000 for the mission since 2016 through her long-distance charity runs. Upon accepting this new role, Irey Vaughan stated that she was “humbled and honored to be chosen for the role that will provide care for neighbors in need and transform lives.”
Dean Gartland, President Emeritus
Dean Gartland
President Emeritus
(724) 222-8530
Dean Gartland is President Emeritus of City Mission in Washington, PA. Dean served as President/CEO from 2010-2024. Prior to becoming President/CEO, Dean was the Vice President and Director of Programs at the Mission. Dean is past President of Dean R. Gartland Consulting, Inc. Dean’s professional background in mission leaderships includes 28 years of service at Light of Life Rescue Mission in Pittsburgh, PA. Dean served in various capacities, including Director of Discipleship, Director of Programs, and Chief Operating Officer.
Dr. Sally Mounts, Chief Development Officer
Dr. Sally Mounts
Chief Development Officer
(724) 705-7122
Dr. Sally Mounts is the Chief Development Officer of City Mission. Sally is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army and a former Veteran’s Affairs Program Director. She has a doctorate in Psychology from Yeshiva University, and Master’s degrees in Psychology and Journalism from Rutgers University and West Virginia University, respectively. Sally was the first woman commissioned to the Armed Services from The College of William and Mary in Virginia, in 1971. She is the 2017 Washington County Athena Award Winner, an award that recognizes her leadership contributions to the Washington County Housing Authority Board of Directors in general and to women in particular.

Impact of Our Services

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So we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.    — Romans 12:5