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June 16, 2022

As of July, Crossroads Mission Avenue has become Food Bank for the Heartlands‘ newest Lexington Partner!  Mobile food distributions will be provided on the first Thursday of each month!  There are no requirements and no cost for the food – EVERYONE is welcome!   Sadly, Lexington is described as the largest food desert in the […]

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May 31, 2022

Crossroads Mission Avenue is pleased to announce the opening of the Lodge East Apartments, consisting of 15 long-term housing apartments which are part of the Transitional Housing Facility on the Kearney Campus!  Located at 1408 E 39th Street, the efficiency-style apartments are designed to offer an affordable housing option for low income residents of Buffalo […]

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July 15, 2021

Crossroads can help! If you are in need of a food box, call your local Crossroads Mission Avenue: Hastings 402-462-6460 Grand island 308-675-1973 or Kearney 308-236-5688

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September 26, 2022

Christenson Cleaning & Restoration donated their time and expertise to the Hastings Crossroads Mission Avenue shelter by cleaning our “eating & meeting” areas! Bringing their commercial cleaning equipment and capable technicians, Christenson Cleaning made our floors look great! The mission floors get about 15 times the wear and tear on them compared with a residence […]

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September 20, 2022

Or more appropriately, it takes a community to feed the homeless and needy! Crossroads Mission Avenue has been blessed by several community supporters, as they have come together to meet our various refrigeration needs! Proper refrigeration is imperative for lengthening the usability of donated food products, allowing Crossroads to supply more essential meals for the […]

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September 20, 2022

First Interstate Bank branches closed up shop for the afternoon on September 14, 2022 and BLESSED their communities! Employees from the Kearney and Hastings branches chose to help us out at Crossroads Mission Avenue, for which we are very thankful! The volunteers laid mulch on our playgrounds, spread rock, planted flowers and mowed the lawns! […]

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September 12, 2022

First Interstate Bank has chosen Crossroads Mission Avenue to receive a generous $25,000 grant as part of their inaugural Believe in Local grant campaign! These funds are dedicated toward serving the hungry and needy across Central Nebraska. “We are incredibly appreciative of First Interstate’s generosity and support,” said Daniel Buller, Executive Director of Crossroads Mission […]

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September 12, 2022

The UNK Christian Student Fellowship came en masse to our Kearney Crossroads Mission Avenue campus recently, ready to work and intent on making a difference in the lives of the homeless! Twenty students cleaned and organized the campus, completing in two short hours tasks that would have taken us a week to finish! Truly MANY […]

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August 22, 2022

Hastings Community Foundation cares about the safety of our community! The Hastings Crossroads Mission Avenue shelter recently experienced a computer crash, taking down our security system and leaving our guests and staff in a vulnerable situation! CEI Security & Sound came to our rescue, providing the needed repairs to the security system, and Hastings Community […]

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August 9, 2022

3rd City Christian Church came together to sponsor a work day to bless Crossroads Mission Avenue in Grand Island! One team met at the transitional housing site to tackle the yard work and to stain the deck. They left it looking AWESOME! Another group worked at the mission, providing the materials and then installing a […]

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July 14, 2022

Crossroads Mission Avenue is grateful to Dawson County Fairgrounds for graciously allowing us to host the monthly Lexington Mobile Food Pantry at their location, and for letting us use their equipment to unload the pallets of food! The July 2022 distribution in partnership with Food Bank for the Heartland provided needed food supplies to over […]

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July 14, 2022

CEI Security & Sound rescued our Hastings Crossroads shelter recently! The outdated Crossroads Mission Avenue security system hit a glitch, but thanks to Kevin Hansen and CEI Security & Sound, they were able to quickly provide some new security system equipment, and promptly got us up and running again! Thanks to our generous supporters, Crossroads […]

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July 11, 2022

Healthy Blue has awarded Crossroads Mission Avenue a generous grant of $20,000, allowing Crossroads to increase services to individuals and families with food insecurities in Lexington and Kearney. Healthy Blue has a long history of impacting Nebraska families with their dedication to improving lives and promoting healthier communities. How appropriate that they chose to present […]

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