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New Workforce Development Center is OPEN!

Schenectady, N.Y. – City Mission of Schenectady unveiled the new headquarters of its Schenectady Works program at 816 Union St. on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The facility houses 30 City Mission employees who staff the Schenectady Works programs and features a training center, computer resource room, community events room and kitchen, coaching rooms, and administrative […]

2018 Annual Banquet

Celebrating 112 Years of Giving Help & Hope– Neighbor 2 Neighbor At this year’s annual banquet, we celebrated the amazing things City Mission donors are doing on our campus and throughout our community! We are constantly humbled by the generosity of men and women who go out of their way to help their neighbor. It […]

Lisa’s Story

Lisa’s Story of Hope Thank you for your partnership. Each day you’re bringing help and hope to people in need. When Lisa received devastating news of the death of her brother and nephew, it impacted her deeply. At the same time, her health began to fail. “It just felt like I was losing everything.” During […]

2017 Golf With a Mission Tournament

Raising Money to Empower Employment On September 18th, we hosted our 5th annual “Golf with a Mission” tournament at the Mohawk Golf Club. With nearly 30 golfers and many sponsors from around the Capital Region, it was a special day of raising awareness and funds for Schenectady Works, our employment program. Together, we raised over […]

2017 City Mission Annual Banquet

Celebrating 111 Years of Giving Help & Hope The Power of One One simple act of kindness can make all the difference. At this year’s 111th anniversary banquet, we celebrated “The Power of One.” It was a wonderful time of testimonies and fellowship as over 1,100 people joined us over the course of three nights. […]

March 2017 Matching Gift Campaign

    Thanks to DeNooyer Chevrolet and SEFCU, you have an opportunity to DOUBLE your gift to City Mission of Schenectady!   During the month of March, SEFCU has generously agreed to match gifts given through their secure online donation form, up to $4,500. 100% of the donations will go towards City Mission– PLUS the […]

Steve’s Story

OPERATION WARM & SAFE Protect men, women and children from the winter cold. Steve knows what it’s like to be without a warm place to live during cold and snowy weather. “I know what it’s like to be cold and sleep on a bench… I know what it’s like to hide behind a dumpster in […]

Amy’s Story

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS As I approached the Family Life Center, I suddenly got tears in my eyes. I said to myself, “I’m home… this is my home.”   Amy arrived at City Mission a few months ago. She received food, clothing and a safe place to stay. But a few weeks ago, she suddenly […]

Mary’s Story of Hope

  Make a DIFFERENCE   Have you ever felt lost? Wandering through life… confused… discouraged… without hope that things can get better. Mary, a resident of our Family Life Center, knows what that feels like. Recently, she became homeless for the first time —a situation she never thought she would face. Please take a moment […]