City Gospel Mission
- Employees in region:
- HQ location:
- Cincinnati, OH
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Serving Greater Cincinnati since 1924, City Gospel Mission helps homeless & hurting break the cycle of poverty and despair through 4 key areas: Food/Shelter, Recovery, Jobs & Youth Development We collaborate with over 400 churches & 2,500 volunteers to annually serve 9,200 adults & 12,000 youth in a variety of one-to-one, relationship-focused programs & services Food/Shelter: We annually serve 130,000 nutritious meals & provide 28,000 nights of safe shelter. We helped nearly 1,400 families with food for Thanksgiving in 2014. Recovery: We offer men’s & women’s long-term residential addiction recovery programs.
50% of participants remain sober 5 years after graduating. Jobs: Through our job training & placement program, we placed over 150 job-seekers w/40 Cincinnati companies in 2014. We have 70 mentors helping men & women at River City Correctional Center transition back into society. Youth: Our tutoring/mentoring program impacts over 1,400 at-risk youth at more than 60 sites throughout Greater Cincinnati. Our students increase reading 1-2 grade levels yearly. We also offer programs involving summer camps, college scholarships, basketball, ballet, horseback riding, Hispanic outreach & more.
“Because I get to be a part of seeing lives changed.”
“I love the new growth and opportunities that are happening with the new buildings and partnerships that we have with other agencies.”
“It is awesome to work at such a God-honoring place!”
“The culture and leadership bring out the best in all employees to do their job the in the best way possible.”