Running with a Mission 5K Run Raises $64,000+ for Laura's Home
The Sherwin-Williams Women’s Club and The City Mission held "Running with a Mission", a 5K run/1.5-mile walk to benefit Laura’s Home Women’s Crisis Center on Saturday, June 23, 2012 and raised more than $64,000 which includes The Sherwin-Williams Company's match of event sponsorships of $30,000. Almost 1,000 people participated as runners, walkers, or volunteers. Thank you so much to everyone!
Running with a Mission
The City Mission Hosted Symposium on Father Absence
The "Where's Papa?" Symposium on Father Absence was held on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at The City Mission's E. 55th campus with presenter David Stoop, Ph.D, clinical psychologist and director of the Center for Family Therapy. The issue of father absence, the value of a father in a child’s life and what can be done to help those with father-wounds were among the topics covered. More than 300 people attended in person and 60+ participated online.
The City Mission's CEO Goes to Washington, DC
Rev. Richard Trickel went to Washington, DC with 39 other CEOs and executive directors of rescue missions, all members of Association of Gospel Rescue Missions (AGRM), to speak to legislators about pending legislation and issues that affect their operations.
Photo: Rev. Richard Trickel, CEO of The City Mission in Cleveland (second from right), praying at the start of a briefing during the AGRM 2012 DC Forum annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Monday, March 19, 2012 (Photo by Lee Love/Genesis Photos)
AGRM press release
Details on each of the following topics can be found on the Recent News page.
Laura’s Home Acquires New Beds For Those in Need
Laura’s Home Women’s Crisis Center has added 22 new beds to meet the demand of increasing numbers of women in need in the Cleveland, Ohio area. This change comes just before celebrating its ninth anniversary on February 14, 2012.
Cleveland Charity Announces New Leadership
The City Mission's Laura’s Home Women’s Crisis Center will welcome Linda Uveges as mangager after bidding a retirement farewell to its previous manager, Pam Glicker.
The City Mission doesn't solicit donations door-to-door.
We are receiving reports from various parts of Northeast Ohio of people claiming to represent The City Mission going door-to-door and asking for donations. If someone does come to your door making such a claim, please call the police.