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Your Watertown Urban Mission Press Releases

The Black River Legion Riders wil host "Ride for the Mission" on June 2nd
The Watertown Urban Mission Hosts their 10th Annual Fundraising Auction
The Watertown Urban Mission expands its “Wheels for Work” program
to help low income workers get proper transportation to and from work

Join the Watertown Urban Mission for Money Talks: Credit and Debt
Prepping for Prom! The Watertown Urban Mission Hosts Its Cinderella
and Prince Charming’s Closet Sale

Join The Watertown Urban Mission for Money Talks: Credit & Debt
Watertown Urban Mission Presents Money Talks, a 6-month Financial Education Series
Watertown Urban Mission to Hold its Annual Backpack, School Supply Distribution on August 16th, 17th, and 18th
2017 Run for Recovery to Combat Substance Use in the North Country
Planting Begins at Community Garden to Support Watertown Urban Mission’s Food Pantry
Black River American Legion Riders Hosting 105-Mile Motorcycle Ride to Benefit Locals in Need on June 3
Three-Parish Auction to Benefit Your Watertown Urban Mission
Watertown Urban Mission’s 6th Annual Holiday Craft Fair & Market Offers A Black Friday Alternative
Holy Family Church to Host 5th Annual Musical Mission Concert to Benefit Your Mission
Watertown Urban Mission to Hold its Annual Backpack, School Supply Distribution on August 22nd, 23rd & 24th
Last Year’s School Year has Come to a Close, You Can Make Next
Year Better for Students in Need in Your Community- Your Mission is Gearing Up for the 2016-17 School Year, Collecting Backpacks, School S
Don’t discard last year’s backpack…Donate it for Distribution in Late August!

Two Local Youths Who Battled Drug Addiction, Left Behind Families And Young Children - 2016 Run for Recovery to Remember Tyler Gentry and Ashley Grant
Watertown Urban Mission's Meals on Wheels Program Receives $500 From Meals on Wheels American to Support Client Pet Support Program
Lake Ontario Realty presents the 6TH ANNUAL MADE IN NEW YORK FESTIVAL
Announcing national artist performances and NYS Agricultural, Farm and Home based businesses

Made in NY Festival for Your Community - Get Great Locally Made Products, Help Meals on Wheels.  Event features over 100 Vendors of New York Products, 5 Bands, Proceeds to Benefit Watertown Urban Mission’s Meals on Wheels, Delivering Meals to Your Neighbors In Need
Black River American Legion Riders Post 673 Hosting 120-Mile Motorcycle Ride to Benefit Your Mission on June 4 - 4th Annual Ride for Watertown Urban Mission Features Three Stops at Brantingham, Boonville and Copenhagen
2016 Watertown Urban Mission Auction to Feature 90 Premium, Unique, & Antique Items, plus Featuring Gift Baskets Made by Local Churches
2016 Run for Recovery to Remember Two Local Youths Who Battled Drug Addiction, Left Behind Families & Young Children
Knights of Columbus Council 259 Team Up With Watertown Urban Mission, NNYCF To Begin “Snow Pants & Boots For Kids”
Holy Family Church to Host Fourth Annual "Musical Mission"
Watertown Urban Mission Names Joanna Loomis as Executive Director

Watertown Urban Mission, Cornell Cooperative Extension Offer A Healthy Cooking Program to Take a Bite Out of Hunger
Paying It Forward: Wayback Burgers Manager to Give Back to His Community and the Watertown Urban Mission
Watertown Urban Mission to Hold its Annual
Backpack, School Supply Distribution on August 18th, 25th

2015 Holiday Craft Fair & Market
REMEMBER: Don’t Discard Your Gently Used Backpack, Donate It
Your Watertown Urban Mission Gearing Up for 2015-16 School Year

Celebrate Independence Day, NY State for Your Community
Get Great Locally Made Products, Help Meals on Wheels

Our Son Was Not Invincible: Local Family Faces Void Left by Heroin Overdose 2015 Run for Recovery to Remember Victim, Help Family Make Sense of Loss
Black River ALR Post 673 Planning 112-Mile Ride Throughout Jefferson County to Raise Money for Watertown Urban Mission
2015 Auction Mixes Fun & Philanthropy with 100+ Premium Items for Bid
Rare, Unique & Antique Items, plus Local Churches Competing for Trophy

Cinderella’s Closet to Open Saturday for Two Weeks - Special Selection of Dresses and Formal Wear Available at Special Deals for High School Students Only
Watertown Urban Mission, Jake’s Lawn Care Team Up to Celebrate Spring -  Lawn Care company to host event at Mission to promote active fun now that Winter is over
Meals on Wheels, Watertown Urban Mission Merger to Build on Long Records of Success in Northern New York
Christian Care Education Programs on Nutrition, Budgeting Open to Public

Public Celebration and Support Shows Community’s Concern for Your Neighbors in Need
Project Funded by $2.1 Million Capital Campaign Nearly Complete, Donors Celebrated for Generosity

Endless Buffet at Family Friendly CiCi’s Pizza & Custom Ice Cream at Cold Stone Creamery to Benefit Your Watertown Urban Mission
Run For Recovery Reaching New Heights, Annual 5k Run/Walk & 10k Run Raising Awareness, Branching Out
Brand New Dream, Same Low Prices” — New Look Impossible Dream Now Open Official Grand Re-Opening Celebration Planned for July 17th to 20th
You Helped More Than 1,200 Kids Start School Right Last Year…We Need YOU this Year Too! School’s Out for Summer! Bring Last Year’s Backpack to the Mission and Give A Striving Student In Need a Head Start for Next Year!
New Rescue Mission Attended Donation Center Opens in Watertown
Weather Looks Sunny & Clear and Interest On the Rise for Black River ALR Ride in Support of Watertown Urban Mission
Black River American Legion Riders Hosting Tri-County 120-Mile Motorcycle Ride to Benefit Your Mission on June 7
Watertown Urban Mission Capital Project Underway with Ceremonial Start
New York Air Brake Parent Company Will Fund Major Renovation of Watertown Urban Mission Food Pantry
Have Dinner, Help Your Neighbors on December 19th at Denny’s. Family Restaurant to Donate 20% of All Sales from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.  to Help Needy Families Through Your Watertown Urban Mission
12 Bands of Christmas Event to Help Needy Families. Country Music Recording Artist Rod Richmond, Red, White & Blue Records Bringing Local Musical Talent Together for Your Watertown Urban Mission
'Christmas Dreams Made Possible' Sale Starts Monday, More than 30 Volunteers from Fort Drum to Get Sale Stocked Today, NC Library System, First United Methodist Vols to Set Up Over the Weekend
2013 Holiday Craft Fair & Market, Urban Mission Craft Fair to Feature Two Floors of Holiday Shopping
Contemporary Youth Mass to Honor Veterans, Benefit Mission
It’s the “U”-Sale: Unique, Unusual and Unbelievable Just for You-Items set aside for Annual Auction available now to raise funds for Mission Programs
How Much Ice Cream & Pizza Can You Eat for Your Community? CiCi’s Pizza and Cold Stone Creamery in Watertown Helping to Raise Money for the Watertown Urban Mission’s Programs & Campaign
“Pin Up Challenge” Raises $2,800 for Campaign at Restaurants and Bars
Pete’s Trattoria Restaurant Secures Top Spot and $6k in Local Advertising

Foghat, Tyler Bryant Concert to Benefit Your Community:
Get Your Tickets to the Made In NY Festival Today for Just $10

Suffering the Consequences: Stop DWI New York” to Air on WPBS-TV Mission, WPBS-TV to Host Screening Followed by Live Panel Discussion

The School Year is Coming to a Close, You Can Make Next Year Better for Students in Need in Your Community this Fall
Local Motorcycle Riders to Go 111 Extra Miles for Your Mission

Watertown Urban Mission, Media Sponsors Issue “Pin Up” Challenge $6k Ad Incentive Offered to Restaurants, Bars for Campaign Support
Glowgolf to Hold Urban Mission Fundraiser to Celebrate New Site
Acclaimed Singers Bringing Beautiful Voices to Watertown Urban Mission Benefit

Watertown Urban Mission Auction to Feature New WUMBA Competition, Great Selection of Valuable Unique & Antique Items for Bid on April 20th
Cinderella’s Closet Open April 13th & 14th - Discount formalwear and accessories ensures anyone can afford to look good at prom
Watertown Urban Mission to Host STOP DWI Victims’ Impact Panel April 6th to Help Demonstrate the Consequences of Driving Drunk
Watertown Urban Mission Announces First Ever Capital Campaign “Mission: Possible” to Raise $2M for Capital Improvements, Endowment
Alpine Fence, Watertown Urban Mission Announce New Course for 2013 Run for Recovery in September to Remember Tommy Ivey
Make Your Gift Go Farther: Mission Enters Feinstein Challenge Again
So March, April Donations to Pantry will Leverage Grant Funding

Lake Ontario Playhouse Comedy Season Opener to Support Families in Need:
Club to Donate All Ticket Sales to Support Your Watertown Urban Mission

Dinner at Denny's on December 20th to Benefit Your Mission
Mission 4 Urban Mission: Your Dream Boutique.  Mission Supports to Host High End Fashion Boutique at Bargain Prices on Dec. 1st to Raise Money for Neighbors in Need
Christmas Dream Made Possible - Annual Impossible Dream Christmas Shop To Open Monday
2012 Holiday Craft Fair & Market, Watertown Urban Mission's Second Annual Craft Fair Growing
Dollar Dinners Return for 8th Season
Musical Mission: Concert to Benefit Neighbors In Need
Statements Regarding the Passing of Mary Morgan, former Mission Executive Director
WANTED: BACKPACKS & SCHOOL SUPPLIES - Don’t discard or store this year’s backpack…Donate it!
Northern New York Community Foundation Pledges $200k to Mission Campaign
Fourth Annual Run for Recovery Planned for September
Walmart Makes a Difference in Our Community with $25k Grant to Support Watertown Urban Mission Critical Needs Program
Ten Area Churches, Great American Grocery Store Make Watertown Urban Mission Easter Ham Drive a Success
Watertown Urban Mission Auction April 28th at St. Anthony’s on Arsenal St. to Feature a Drawing for Brand New Truck, Plus Great Items to Bid On
Making Gifts Go Farther: Local Businesses Team Up to Help Watertown Urban Mission in Feinstein Challenge
Cinderella's Closet Open March 24th and 25th This Year
Make Your Gift Go Farther: March, April Donations to Pantry will Leverage Grant Funding
Fort Drum Contractor Gives Back to Community
JCC Crafters Wrap Up Scarf Project with Donations Made to Watertown Urban Mission
Shop Major Retailers and Support Watertown Urban Mission - start your shopping through Goodshop.com
Watertown Noon Rotary Steps Up to Address Local Hunger
Generous Volunteers Gearing Up to Jumpstart the Christmas
Shopping Season at the Impossible Dream Thrift Store

Dollar Dinners Back for 7th Season 2011-10-24

Run for Recovery 2011-09-08
Red Knights Motorcycle Club Ride 2011-09-05
Impossible Dream Book Sale 2011-07-14
Lemonade Stand Proceeds 2011-07-07
Walmart Foundation Grant to Help Critical Needs 2011-07-01
Impossible Dream Grand Re-Opening 2011-06-24
Back to School Drive 2011-06-23
Price Chopper Cookout 2011-06-11
Easter Ham Drive 2011-06-10


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