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 […]

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Sean’s Story

Sean’s Story of Hope Thank you for your partnership. Each day you’re bringing help and hope to people in need. Sean first came to City Mission because he needed something to eat and a place to sleep. Like so many others, he was hungry. He was tired. And he was scared. That first night, Sean […]

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Golf with a Mission 2016

4th Annual “Golf With A Mission” Tournament   Please join City Mission of Schenectady, Hodorowski Homes and Northway Golf Center in support of the Schenectady Works Program, City Mission’s job training and employee retention program. Here are the details: When: Monday, September 19th Where: Mohawk Golf Club, Union St, Schenectady Cost to Golf: $175 for […]

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Ambassador Program Provides a New Start

People who were once homeless on the streets are now working and welcoming visitors to the city. The Downtown Ambassador program started in Schenectady in 2009. City Mission partnered with Proctors to offer a hospitality service to visitors coming downtown to enjoy a show. The role of an Ambassador is to welcome people and provide […]