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Community Missions Honors Partners & Volunteers at 27th Annual Awards Brunch

by Christian Hoffman
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.

The event honors the many volunteers that help the agency throughout the year, which included 1,412 volunteers contributing 15,233 hours over the past year. Also recognized are awardees chosen by departments throughout the organization, while President & CEO Robyn L. Krueger presents a Director’s Award annually.

Approximately 100 attendees, including representatives from Congressman Brian Higgins, NY State Senator Robert Ortt and Assemblyman Angelo Morinello, honored the following award winners Wednesday afternoon:

  • McDermid Financial Group– Youth Services Award
  • Suburban Pest Control – Crisis and Community Services Award
  • Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Health Information Management Dept. – Mental Health Recovery Services Award
  • Ms. Lora Root, Niagara Co. Department of Social Services – Mental Health Housing Services Award
  • Mr. Robert MacDonald, Eaton Office Supply – Finance Award
  • East Hill Foundation – Public Relations Award
  • Ms. Bonnie Kane Lockwood, Office of U.S. Congressman Brian Higgins – Director’s Award

Community Missions has provided the Niagara community with a wide range of vital services since 1925. In 2018, CMI provided more than 119,000 meals and 13,000 nights of care within its crisis services programs. Additional agency programs serve adults and youth with psychiatric disabilities, parolees, at-risk youth and other underserved populations in both residential and recovery-oriented settings. For more information, please visit


By The Numbers...

In 2023, Community Missions provided:

12,108 nights of shelter

178,696 meals

2,780 individuals with clothing

3,562 care days in Youth Services

43,388 care days in Recovery Services

72,302 care days in Housing Services

467 reflections & resources for Faith Development


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