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City Union Mission provides shelter for poverty-stricken and homeless men, women, and children.

Founded by Rev. and Mrs. David Bulkley, the Mission’s staff has been uncompromising in our commitment to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with the hurting and the lost.

City Union Mission Opens Christmas Store  for Low-Income Individuals and Families

City Union Mission Opens Christmas Store for Low-Income Individuals and Families

City Union Mission Opens Christmas Store for Low-Income Individuals and Families   “This is a great way for caring people in the community to play a personal role in ensuring loving but struggling parents can provide gifts and a merry Christmas f...
City Union Mission Program Graduate Receives Car Donation  from Heartland Chevrolet

City Union Mission Program Graduate Receives Car Donation from Heartland Chevrolet

City Union Mission Program Graduate Receives Car Donation from Heartland Chevrolet “A car opens up countless opportunities for our graduates and is a tremendous stepping stone on their journey towards establishing a career and restarting their lives.”—Chief Execu...
City Union Mission Needs Help Stocking Their Christmas Store  Shelves for Kansas City’s Struggling Families

City Union Mission Needs Help Stocking Their Christmas Store Shelves for Kansas City’s Struggling Families

City Union Mission Needs Help Stocking Their Christmas Store Shelves for Kansas City’s Struggling Families First Shoppers Arrive November 16!    “ There’s no better time than the holidays to share your blessings with our neighbors in need, and he...
City Union Mission Announces New Name and Location for Recovery Program Facility and Camp Office in Warsaw

City Union Mission Announces New Name and Location for Recovery Program Facility and Camp Office in Warsaw

City Union Mission Announces New Name and Location for Recovery Program Facility and Camp Office in Warsaw   “Our recovery and camp facilities in Warsaw continue to be a place of comfort and safety, a place where struggling men – and children fro...
City Union Mission Kicks Off Annual CELEBRATE HOPE Fundraising Campaign; Seeks Community Support to Meet $7 Million Goal

City Union Mission Kicks Off Annual CELEBRATE HOPE Fundraising Campaign; Seeks Community Support to Meet $7 Million Goal

City Union Mission Kicks Off Annual CELEBRATE HOPE Fundraising Campaign; Seeks Community Support to Meet $7 Million Goal    “This campaign is a tangible way people can take action and do something to impact the lives of our hurting neighbors.”     — Chief ...
City Union Mission Partners with Swope Health for COVID-19 Testing

City Union Mission Partners with Swope Health for COVID-19 Testing

City Union Mission Partners with Swope Health for COVID-19 Testing “We are greatly relieved to know that none of our current homeless guests or staff have the virus.”                                                                            —Chief Executive Officer Terry Megli     KANSAS CITY, Mo .—On Tues...
City Union Mission Closes Camp CUMCITO to Public

City Union Mission Closes Camp CUMCITO to Public

City Union Mission Closes Camp CUMCITO to Public “It is only under the most extreme conditions that we would close camp and we feel like the state of our current pandemic warrants the closure for the safety and health of our campers, their families, o...
Popular Kansas City Restaurants Prepare Meal for City Union Mission Guests

Popular Kansas City Restaurants Prepare Meal for City Union Mission Guests

Popular Kansas City Restaurants Prepare Meal for City Union Mission Guests “What a treat this will be for our homeless men, especially in the midst of the current virus concerns, to know that someone cares enough to do something special like this can r...
City Union Mission and Hy-Vee Team Up to Combat Hunger in Kansas City

City Union Mission and Hy-Vee Team Up to Combat Hunger in Kansas City

City Union Mission and Hy-Vee Team Up to Combat Hunger in Kansas City “With your help and Hy-Vee’s support, we’ll not only satisfy their hunger for food but also provide the guidance and hope that lead to a better life.” —Chief Executive Officer Terry Meg...
City Union Mission Announces the Third Annual ‘Changing the Heart of our City’ Celebration at Kauffman Stadium

City Union Mission Announces the Third Annual ‘Changing the Heart of our City’ Celebration at Kauffman Stadium

City Union Mission Announces the Third Annual ‘Changing the Heart of our City’ Celebration at Kauffman Stadium   “We urge individuals, as well as business and civic leaders, to partner with us in this special opportunity to provide life-changing outre...
City Union Mission Thanks Generous Community for  Exceeding Campaign Goal

City Union Mission Thanks Generous Community for Exceeding Campaign Goal

City Union Mission Thanks Generous Community for Exceeding Campaign Goal “The selfless giving of our community will enable us to provide essential, life-changing services to our neighbors in need and for that, we are truly grateful.”                                                                                   —Chief Executive Officer Terry Megli   KANSAS CITY, Mo .—City Union Mission’...
City Union Mission Guests Enjoy Special Championship  Football Celebration Thanks to Loyal Volunteers

City Union Mission Guests Enjoy Special Championship Football Celebration Thanks to Loyal Volunteers

City Union Mission Guests Enjoy Special Championship Football Celebration Thanks to Loyal Volunteers   “Our men are excited to take a break from the intense work of rebuilding their lives and enjoy fellowship, food and this historic game.”—Chief Execu...
City Union Mission Issues Final Plea to Help Raise $6.5 Million Campaign Goal by January 31

City Union Mission Issues Final Plea to Help Raise $6.5 Million Campaign Goal by January 31

City Union Mission Issues Final Plea to Help Raise $6.5 Million Campaign Goal by January 31 “I’ve seen firsthand how caring and compassionate our community can be, and I’m confident our friends and supporters will give generously during the final days ...
City Union Mission Opens Christmas Store for Low-Income Individuals and Families

City Union Mission Opens Christmas Store for Low-Income Individuals and Families

City Union Mission Opens Christmas Store for Low-Income Individuals and Families “Struggling parents want nothing more than to give their kids a Christmas full of love, laughter and joy. This is an opportunity for caring people in our community to join t...
Local Men in Need to Enjoy Christmas Celebration  Thanks to City Union Mission and Graceway Church

Local Men in Need to Enjoy Christmas Celebration Thanks to City Union Mission and Graceway Church

WHAT More than 250 guests of City Union Mission’s Men’s Shelter will enjoy a traditional Christmas celebration including a worship service led by Arnold Shelby with ‘Beyond the Four Walls Ministry ’; along with a dinner of pineapple baked ham, hash br...
Kansas City Royals to Serve Meals to City Union Mission Guests

Kansas City Royals to Serve Meals to City Union Mission Guests

Kansas City Royals to Serve Meals to City Union Mission Guests     “The Royals inspire our community each time they take the field and play. But when they come to the Mission and humbly serve our guests, they inspire our struggling neighbors t...
City Union Mission Needs Help Stocking Their Christmas Store Shelves by November 15

City Union Mission Needs Help Stocking Their Christmas Store Shelves by November 15

City Union Mission Needs Help Stocking Their Christmas Store Shelves for Kansas City’s Struggling Families Gifts needed by November 15 “There’s no better time than the holidays to share your blessings with our neighbors in need, and help make Christmas wishe...
City Union Mission Seeks Community Support During Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, November 16-24

City Union Mission Seeks Community Support During Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, November 16-24

  City Union Mission Seeks Community Support During Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, November 16-24    “ Community support is crucial to help provide our homeless and hungry neighbors with nourishing meals and safe shelter during the holiday seas...
The Mission Partners with Local Churches to Honor & Celebrate Veterans

The Mission Partners with Local Churches to Honor & Celebrate Veterans

City Union Mission Partners with Local Churches  to Honor and Celebrate Veterans at Special Chapel Service and Meal Sunday November 10, 2019 WHAT:    In honor of Veterans Day, City Union Mission is partnering with local churches to hold a special di...
2018 Study on U.S. Homelessness Reveals Shocking Statistics

2018 Study on U.S. Homelessness Reveals Shocking Statistics

2018 Study on U.S. Homelessness Reveals Shocking Statistics “For the second year in a row, homelessness is on the rise in the U.S. We’re calling on our community to help change that statistic and to care for local people who are struggling.” –Executive Directo...
City Union Mission Honors Dedicated Volunteers and Friends During National Volunteer Week

City Union Mission Honors Dedicated Volunteers and Friends During National Volunteer Week

City Union Mission Honors Dedicated Volunteers and Friends During National Volunteer Week   “Volunteers are the heart and soul of what we do, and the lives of homeless men, women and children are transformed every day thanks to their steadfast s...
City Union Mission Prepared to Meet Critical Cold Weather Needs

City Union Mission Prepared to Meet Critical Cold Weather Needs

  “ . . . in these extreme temperatures, we could be called on to care for as many as 500 homeless men, women and children on a daily basis.”—Executive Director Dan Doty KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Current frigid winter temperatures have ushered an infl...
Community Raises $23,000 for the Poor and Homeless at City Union Mission’s 30th Annual Bikers with a Mission Benefit Ride

Community Raises $23,000 for the Poor and Homeless at City Union Mission’s 30th Annual Bikers with a Mission Benefit Ride

Community Raises $23,000 for the Poor and Homeless at City Union Mission’s 30th Annual Bikers with a Mission Benefit Ride   “It was a wonderful day marked by a love of motorcycles, cars and a desire to share God’s love with those in need.” —Execut...

List of Memorials and Honorariums

In Memory of: AUGUST In Memoriam of Thela McCrae, given by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Singleton In Memoriam of Patty Fairley, given by Ms. Judy Smith In Memoriam of Patty Fairley, given by Ms. Nancy Schaefer In Memoriam of Patty Fairley,...
Local Artist Alexander Austin Begins Work on Mural for City Union Mission's Christian Life Center

Local Artist Alexander Austin Begins Work on Mural for City Union Mission's Christian Life Center

Local Artist Alexander Austin Begins Work on Mural for City Union Mission's Christian Life Center     “We are very excited and honored that Alexander Austin would accept our request to paint once more at the Mission – this time outside our...