People's City Mission
Our mission is to be a witness for Christ among the poor and homeless, serve their needs, and advocate their cause to the community at large.
Our Core Values:
-Everyone gets respect
- Bring your best everyday
- There is no box!
- Stay faithful to God
We were founded in 1907.
People's City Mission provides three meals a day to over 300 men, women and children staying in the emergency shelters and the Curtis Center transitional housing program.
The Homeless Prevention Center provides free food, clothing, household items, furniture, toys, and personal care items to people living at or near the poverty line.
Over 98% of our support comes from private donation.
In 2012, People's City Mission:
Provided services to 32,580 people in Lincoln/Lancaster County.
Provided 118,124 nights of shelter.
Assisted 2,140 unduplicated guests.
Served over 172,454 meals.
Gave away 1,031,467 lbs of food through the Homeless Prevention Center.
Served 7,794 patients through our Free Clinic by providing free medical, dental, vision, and behavioral health care to low-income Lincoln residents without medical insurance.
Welcomed 14,562 volunteers.
Statistics on Need:
11% of Nebraskans and 8% of Lincoln residents live in poverty.
23% of female-headed households live in poverty.
39% of the guests in our family shelter are under the age of 18.
9.9% of Nebraskans have no health insurance.
70.8% of those without insurance are employed.
In 2009, 1 in 3 people 18-24 years old had no health insurance.
In 2009, 13% of adults in Lancaster County didn't get medical care because of cost.
Whom to Contact
- Tom BarberPhone: (402) 475-1303Cell Phone: 202-5465Fax: fax 402-475-7238