01May 2018Events, HomelessNo commentsPermalink

Mother’s Day at the Mission

Living at the Mission on Mother's Day “Mommin’ ain’t easy.” You may have seen that printed on a t-shirt or a coffee mug. You may have listened to the podcast. Maybe you’ve even said it? Sure, it’s a cute saying, but it is said in truth. Being Mom isn’t easy. It is one...

27April 2018UncategorizedNo commentsPermalink

Volunteer Opportunities!

The end of the school year is a bittersweet time for us at the Mission. We are thrilled summer is here, but that also means we lose some incredible volunteers: students who go back home for a couple months. Between preparing sack lunches, serving lunch or dinner, and...

Meet the Mission: Art

Mission guest. Intern. Volunteer. Part-time on call. Full-time overnights. Full-time days. Volunteers Services Director. There’s little of People’s City Mission that Art hasn’t been a part of. Art came to People’s City Mission as a guest in 2012. He’d got in some...

23April 2018UncategorizedNo commentsPermalink

One Day Without Shoes

It was another record-breaking year for One Day Without Shoes with Cornhusker Bank. 35,613 PAIRS. OF SHOES. Record-breaking! "Empathy is about standing in someone else's shoes, feeling with his or her heart, seeing with his or her eyes. Not only is empathy hard to...

The Volunteering Trifecta

There are so many ways to help the homeless and impoverished. From hosting drives and events to volunteering to donating clothes and items you no longer wear or use, the possibilities to help are nearly endless. A group of UNL students came to us recently and said...

How Much Is Your Time Worth?

It is no secret that we're only able to do what we do because of Lincoln's generosity.   And by 'generosity'...we aren't just talking about financial contributions. We're talking about TIME. Your time is invaluable. It comes without a price tag. That you choose to...

09April 2018Homeless, Media, NewsNo commentsPermalink

The People of PCM: Rachel’s Story

Rachel’s life has been off the rails for almost as long as she can remember. “I come from a really big mess.” Rachel’s parents divorced when she was 9. She ran away from her mom’s house a handful of times only to be returned by LPD. One day her mother had enough and...


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