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Big News! GI Thrift is opening January 10th!

Preparations at our Grand Island Thrift Store are almost completed! The wait is finally over, with the Grand Opening set for January 10th at 9am! Donations may be brought to the Mission Avenue Thrift store at 2843 Old Potash Hwy, Monday – Friday between 9am – 5pm. See you there!

Shopping through AmazonSmile makes a donation to Crossroads Mission Avenue!

Using AmazonSmile will automatically send a donation to Crossroads Mission Avenue! Before doing your usual online shopping, visit the AmazonSmile site and sign up to donate to Crossroads. AmazonSmile will then donate .5% of eligible purchases to Crossroads. How easy is that?!?

YUM! KFC donates chicken to Hastings Shelter!

Thank you to the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in Hastings for donating TEN boxes of chicken to the Hastings Crossroads Mission Avenue guests! We’re eating chicken tonight!

Hastings First Presbyterian Church blesses Crossroads!

Moved by compassion, First Presbyterian Church responded by donating critically needed items to Hastings Crossroads Mission Avenue! After a visit from Crossroads Executive Director, Daniel Buller, they were moved to action and collected bedding, canned goods and cleaning supplies for the Hastings Mission. A HUGE thank you to First Presbyterian Church for blessing Crossroads and for bringing God glory through the helping of people!

Third City Christian Church brightens the Grand Island Shelter!

Thank you so very much to Third City Christian Church Piecemakers’ Quilt Group for their generosity in committing to make a quilt for each bed in our Grand Island Crossroads Mission Avenue shelter! The quilts are beautiful and warm! They will brighten up the rooms and be a wonderful blessing to our guests! Both the workers and the quilts are amazing!!

Holy Cross Lutheran Church helps Kearney prepare for Christmas!

Holy Cross Lutheran Church prepared a delicious meal for our Kearney Crossroads Mission Avenue guests and then put on a Christmas program for them this past week! How wonderful to nourish our bodies AND our souls as we prepare our hearts during the Christmas season! Thank you so much!

Mason City Baptist Church shares the warmth with Kearney Crossroads!

Mason City Baptist Church has donated hand-made, heavy jean quilts to the Kearney Crossroads Mission Avenue! We’re so grateful for this donation, which will keep our guests nice and warm this winter! Thank you for helping us help others!

UNK SAAC helps our guests prepare for winter weather!

The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee at UNK made a donation of coats, hats & gloves for our Kearney guests! We’re so grateful for their help in preparing for the winter weather!

White Castle Roofing supports Crossroads Mission Avenue!

Crossroads Mission Avenue was chosen to receive a $500 donation from White Castle Roofing this month! As part of their monthly Grand Giveaway initiative, one lucky qualified homeowner is given a rebate, as well as the opportunity to select an organization to which White Castle Roofing provides a donation. This months’ winner chose Crossroads to receive the donation, and we are so grateful! Thank you to White Castle Roofing for your generosity to your community and for helping us help others!

Ted Baldwin Donor Advised Fund of the Kearney Area Community Foundation contributes to the Lodge!

The Ted Baldwin Donor Advised Fund of the Kearney Area Community Foundation recently awarded Crossroads Mission Avenue a generous grant for our Capital Campaign to supply transitional housing on the Kearney Crossroads campus. This transitional housing, called The Lodge, is scheduled to be open and operating around February 2022! Crossroads is not merely building a facility, but is building a path toward hope and a bright future for men, women and families experiencing homelessness in Buffalo County, who are working to overcome the obstacles of poverty. This affordable housing will serve Kearney for years to come, making a major impact for the betterment of the community! We are so grateful for the partnership and support of the the Ted Baldwin Donor Advised Fund, Kearney Area Community Foundation and the Kearney community!

Thank you to Watson Elementary!

Thank you to Watson Elementary for collecting 1466.2 pounds of food for Hastings Crossroads Mission Avenue! Way to CARE about your needy neighbors!! This food donation will provide not only for our guests, but for those experiencing food insecurity in Hastings and Adams County. May God bless you for your hard work and concern for your neighbors!

Berean Bible Church serves Hastings Shelter!

Hastings Berean Bible Church served the Hastings Crossroads Mission Avenue shelter recently! Their crew blessed the Mission with workers who painted, cooked, scraped floors and organized the pantry! What an awesome job they did, and it is greatly appreciated!! Thank you to all who came!