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Our Mission in the News

7 News, March 08, 2023: Food pantry sees more need after SNAP benefits return to pre-pandemic level
7 News, November 03, 2022: All tenants moved from Hotis Motel, demolition planned
Watertown Daily Times, October 31, 2022: Plans for homeless warming center moving forward
7 News, August 30, 2022: Run for Recovery coming soon
7 News, August 25, 2022: Annual backpack giveaway begins
Watertown Daily Times, July 12, 2022: Watertown Urban Mission names VanBrocklin executive director
7 News, June 29, 2022: Master gardeners give back by nourishing community
Watertown Daily Times, May 26, 2022: Watertown Urban Mission announces interim director
Watertown Daily Times, May 22, 2022: Dawn Cole reflects on time with Urban Mission as she prepares to take United Way position
Watertown Daily Times, April 22, 2022:  Watertown Food Policy Council proposes six projects to improve access, affordability
7 News, April 21, 2022: Organizations hope to bring better, more food options to Jefferson County
Watertown Daily Times, April 11, 2022: Town Hall meetings will discuss food needs
7 News, March 1, 2022: Now there's no trash service at Hotis Motel

7 News, February 25, 2022: Hotis latest: owner will deal with problems
North Country Public Radio, February 14, 2022: How many people are homeless in Jefferson County?
Watertown Daily Times, January 28, 2022: Volunteers survey Watertown homeless population
7 News, January 27, 2022: A dozen people found homeless in Watertown
Watertown Daily Times, January 15, 2022: Homeless No More: Annual Point in Time Survey set for January 27 in Watertown
7 News, January 14, 2022: Coming up: state’s eviction moratorium about to end
7 News, December 22, 2021: Toys for Tots providing gifts to 1,500+ Jefferson County kids
7 News, December 14, 2021: Christmas gnome auction to benefit Watertown Urban Mission
7 News, December 13, 2021: Check presentation recognizes new partnership
Watertown Daily Times, November 18, 2021: Family of Lisha Skeldon celebrates her birthday, works to raise awareness about drug addiction and overdose
Watertown Daily Times, October 21, 2021: Community leaders gather to examine scope of area homelessness
7 News on WWNY-TV, October 20, 2021: Officials brainstorm on battling homelessness
7 News, August 25, 2021: Run for Recovery coming soon
7 News on WWNY-TV, July 20, 2021: Event planned to help people become ‘homeless no more’
7 News on WWNY-TV, July 22, 2021: Trying to prevent homelessness in Watertown area
Watertown Daily Times, July 22, 2021:  ‘Homeless No More’ event connects those in need with resources, volunteers take to the streets for outreach
7 News, June 11, 2021: Need help with rent? Here’s how to get it
Watertown Daily Times, June 9, 2021: Federal emergency rental assistance program accepting applications, Watertown Urban Mission offering assistance
Watertown Daily Times, June 1, 2021: Ribbon cut for new CARE Center in Watertown set to open Wednesday
7 News, June 1, 2021: In Watertown, new help for people struggling with housing
Watertown Daily Times, May 30, 2021: Impossible Dream thrift store to reopen, Urban Mission asks for thoughtfulness with future donations
Watertown Daily Times, April 8, 2021: Editorial — Making room for hope: Urban Mission is creating a space for help with homelessness
Watertown Daily Times, April 5: Urban Mission to offer one-stop shopping for housing assistance
7 News, April 2, 2021: Here’s why Watertown Urban Mission temporarily closed its thrift store
7 News, March 23, 2021: Family of addict writes blunt obituary, begs for more prevention help
7 News, March 3, 2021: Watertown head shop could prompt future zoning changes
7 News, March 1, 2021: New head shop concerns some in Watertown

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