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CMI Announces 10th Annual #GivingTuesday Plans
Wed, Nov 23rd 2022 02:00 pm
Approximately 100 volunteers and nine restaurants from the Niagara Falls community will partner with Community Missions on its 10th Annual #GivingTuesday event on Tuesday, November 29th.
Delaware North Presents $20,000 in Support of Community Missions' Programs
Fri, Oct 14th 2022 11:00 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - Delaware North presented Community Missions with a pair of checks totaling $20,000 at a ceremony at Niagara Falls State Park this morning.
CMI to Hold 12th Annual Interfaith Community Prayer Service for Mental Illness Recovery & Understanding
Wed, Sep 28th 2022 09:50 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - Community Missions, Inc. will present its 12th Annual Interfaith Community Prayer Service for Mental Illness Recovery and Understanding on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 4:00 p.m. The service will be hosted by Niagara University at its new NU@822 property, home to the Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement and First Congregational United Church of Christ, 822 Cleveland Ave, Niagara Falls, NY 14305.
Community Missions to Hold Inaugural Blessing of the Animals This Saturday
Mon, Sep 26th 2022 04:55 pm
Community Missions, Inc. will hold its inaugural Blessing of the Animals this Saturday morning from 9-11 a.m. at its main site, 1570 Buffalo Avenue in Niagara Falls.
CMI Launches Girls Circle at Kenan Center
Wed, Aug 17th 2022 09:30 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. - Community Missions has launched its Girls Circle at the Kenan Center, marking the girls empowerment program's first foray into Eastern Niagara County. Sessions are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings throughout the month of August.
CMI Gratitude Campaign Thanks Niagara Falls Department of Public Works & Parks at Latest Event
Fri, Jul 29th 2022 01:00 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -Community Missions' Gratitude Campaign continued Friday morning at Hyde Park, saying thank you to employees of the Niagara Falls Department of Public Works & Parks.
"Deposits for Food" Reaches $100,000 in Giving to Area Food Pantries
Wed, Apr 27th 2022 03:00 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - In August 2013, Lewiston resident Angelo Sarkees put into action an idea that he had for some time. A recent retiree, Sarkees began collecting bottles and cans at the Lewiston Jazz Festival, with the idea of turning them in to raise funds for local Niagara County food pantries. So began his "Deposits 4 Food" initiative.
Holy Week Worship Opportunities
Thu, Apr 14th 2022 04:00 pm
In these last days of the Season of Lent, many opportunities to celebrate and worship during Holy Week and on Easter Morning. As there are many to choose from, Community Missions is happy to highlight a few of the in-person and online opportunities.
Community Missions Celebrates 25th Annual Sweetheart Dinner
Sat, Mar 26th 2022 08:00 am
Community Missions will hold its 25th Annual Sweetheart Dinner presented by United Healthcare on Friday, April 1 at Sheraton Niagara Falls. After holding last year's event virtually, this in-person celebration will benefit the agency's Crisis Services.
Community Missions Announces Ninth Annual #GivingTuesday Plans
Wed, Nov 24th 2021 01:00 pm
Seven restaurants from the Niagara community will partner with Community Missions on its Ninth Annual #GivingTuesday event on Tuesday, November 30.
Community Missions Announces 11th Annual Interfaith Community Prayer Service for Mental Illness Recovery & Understanding for October 5, 2021
Fri, Sep 10th 2021 10:00 am
Community Missions, Inc. will present its 11th Annual Interfaith Community Prayer Service for Mental Illness Recovery and Understanding on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 4:00 PM.
Project Connect Niagara Returns September 15
Fri, Sep 10th 2021 10:00 am
Project Connect Niagara, an event designed to connect those in need with critical services in a "one-stop" venue, will return on Wednesday, September 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Heart, Love, and Soul Food Pantry & Dining Room in Niagara Falls, N.Y.
TReC Hosts Art Exhibit in Partnership with Community Missions
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 10:00 am
Artwork created by individuals living with mental illness will be showcased in a new art gallery located at TReC, the co-working incubator operated by Niagara University's Niagara Global Tourism Institute. The exhibit, a partnership between TReC and Community Missions, will be unveiled during an opening reception on Wednesday, June 30, from 4-6 p.m. at TReC, 616 Niagara St., Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Deposits For Food Celebrates Earth Day with Donation
Fri, Apr 23rd 2021 04:00 pm
In honor of Earth Day 2021, Deposits for Food (D4F) presented checks totaling $2,000 to Niagara Falls food pantries Heart, Love, and Soul and Community Missions. The donations were the result of returnable container and scrap metal collections over the past six weeks.
Corvette Raffle Winner Announced
Mon, Apr 5th 2021 01:15 pm
Over the past several months, Community Missions sold 1,000 raffle tickets for a 2021 Chevrolet Corvette as a fundraiser for its Crisis & Community Services. Jeff Tornabene of Niagara Falls had his name drawn, and picked up his Corvette last week.
Sweetheart Campaign A Success
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 01:00 pm
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Community Missions regretfully had to cancel its 24th Annual Sweetheart Dinner. Instead, the agency solicited donations from its supporters, and raised $12,000 for its Crisis & Community Services through the campaign!
2021 Corvette Raffle Now Sold Out!
Mon, Feb 15th 2021 03:00 pm
Community Missions is proud to announce that tickets are now SOLD OUT for a 2021 Corvette, to be raffled off on March 26, 2021. Only 1,000 tickets were sold at $100 each.
Meat Raffle Cancelled
Mon, Sep 28th 2020 11:00 am
Community Missions' scheduled 2020 Meat Raffle has been cancelled, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Please stay tuned to our social media pages and website for upcoming events and opportunities to support our mission!
Statement from Our President & CEO Robyn L. Krueger
Fri, Jun 5th 2020 08:50 am
Over the course of the past week, I have listened to countless speakers and read even more reports and articles with a troubled heart trying to determine what the voice of Community Missions should say about George Floyd's death and about racism, inequity and the ensuing protests.
Heart of Niagara T-Shirts Now On Sale
Thu, May 14th 2020 10:00 am
Destination Niagara USA is launching The Heart of Niagara campaign to help support two Niagara County charities. Now more than ever is it evident how essential both Heart, Love & Soul, Inc. and Community Missions of Niagara Frontier, Inc. are to the local community.
Community Missions' COVID-19 Update 5-1-20
Sat, May 2nd 2020 09:00 am
Greetings from Community Missions! We once again pray that this email finds you safe and healthy. As the calendar flips over to a new month, we find ourselves continuing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the days and nights have not been easy for anyone, there have been wonderful acts of compassion that have helped brighten our spirits along the way.
Community Missions' COVID-19 Update 4-15-20
Wed, Apr 15th 2020 04:00 pm
Though the past four weeks have been anything but normal, a common theme has arisen, one that carries through no matter the circumstances: Our community cares about our neighbors in need!
Looking for Help?
Fri, Apr 10th 2020 04:40 pm
Sometimes we just don't know where to turn when we are in need of help. Here are a few resources that we have seen that may be helpful for you:
Community Missions' COVID-19 Update 4-2-20
Thu, Apr 2nd 2020 04:00 pm
Let's begin by saying that the past few weeks have been different to say the least around Community Missions!
Community Missions Brings Spiritual Hope to Niagara During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Mon, Mar 30th 2020 12:00 pm
Community Missions (CMI) has launched a website and companion Facebook page to provide a resource for spiritual help and hope to Niagara during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Community Missions' COVID-19 Update 3-20-20
Fri, Mar 20th 2020 12:00 pm
Greetings from Community Missions. I wanted to pass along an update as to what we are seeing within our programs at this time related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For nearly a century, Community Missions has been an outlet for the community to help one another to get through difficult times. Already in the first few days of this situation, we have seen this generosity of spirit in many ways!
Community Missions Issues Program Updates Related to COVID-19 Pandemic
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 02:00 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - For the past 95 years, Community Missions has provided compassionate support to its Niagara neighbors during their times of need. In keeping with this tradition, the organization is announcing the following changes to its programming in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, in order to protect the health and well-being of those we serve.
Community Missions Prepares for 23rd Annual Sweetheart Dinner
Thu, Feb 6th 2020 03:00 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - Community Missions will hold its 23rd Annual Sweetheart Dinner on Friday, February 7 at Sheraton Niagara Falls. The annual event benefits the agency's Crisis Services, including the Community Soup Kitchen, Food Pantry, Clothes Closet and Emergency Housing Shelter, and will feature more than 120 baskets, gift cards, lottery tickets, silent auction items, and numerous raffles.
Community Missions Mourns Passing of Rev. Calvin Babcock
Fri, Jan 31st 2020 05:00 am
Community Missions mourns the passing of Rev. Calvin W. Babcock, who led the agency from 1976 to 1994. "If he thought it needed to be done and he didn't see somebody doing it, he did it himself," said Robyn L. Krueger, Mr. Babcock's successor as executive director of Community Missions.
Re-Gifting Party for Upcoming Sweetheart Dinner This Thursday
Mon, Jan 6th 2020 02:00 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - After the holidays, everyone is stuck with a gift or two that they just cannot use. Community Missions is giving everyone an opportunity to put those gifts to work for good, and throwing you a party, too!
Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Community Missions!
Wed, Nov 20th 2019 11:45 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - More than 100 volunteers and eight restaurants from the Niagara community will partner with Community Missions on its Seventh Annual #GivingTuesday event on Tuesday, December 3.
Community Missions' Duck Race Returns for Annual Swim
Fri, Jul 12th 2019 01:00 pm
NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. - One of the duckiest fundraising events of the summer is on deck this week, as Community Missions will hold its Annual Duck Race at the Canal Fest of the Tonawandas on Saturday, July 20th at 3 p.m. The event has been a fun part of the week-long festivities for more than 10 years, and raises funds for the organization's Crisis & Community Services.
Community Missions Honors Partners & Volunteers at 27th Annual Awards Brunch
Wed, May 29th 2019 08:00 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - Community Missions of Niagara Frontier, Inc. (CMI) held its 27th Annual Compassion in Action Awards Brunch on Wednesday afternoon at the Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls.
Art Show at Wine on Third to Showcase PROS Artists
Wed, May 15th 2019 10:00 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - Community Missions is partnering with Wine on Third to present a showing of artwork from its Niagara Visions PROS program over the next month. The works of art, produced in the Mental Health program, will be featured from May 20-June 17 at the restaurant, with an opening reception scheduled from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, May 20.
 


 

By The Numbers...

In 2021, Community Missions provided:

10,557 nights of shelter

174,497 meals

1,422 individuals with clothing

2,353 care days in Youth Services

45,497 care days in Recovery Services

72,658 care days in Housing Services

526 reflections & resources for Faith Development

 

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