Statistics

We're helping lots of needy people because of your help

The Numbers Tell the Story

Thanks to your generosity, over the past 12 months
we've been able to provide more than:

  • 85,000 meals
  • 2,024 items of clothing
  • 5,400 household items

 

Meanwhile, here's how we're spending your generous donations:

Pie chart showing City Mission expenditures

 

Here are some other statistics you may find surprising:

Poverty

Homelessness

Hunger

  • As of 2009, 16.1% of Nevada residents  were "food insecure"—meaning they sometimes don't have access to the food they need. And for children, the rate is even worse: 27.7%.
    Source: FeedingAmerica.org
     
  • Of more than 60,000 people surveyed by Feeding America in 2013, 69% had been forced to choose between buying food and paying their utility bills.
     
  • 66% of those surveyed had to choose between buying food and getting medical care.
     

Hunger, homelessness and poverty are still serious problems in our affluent society. At the City Mission, we're helping to fight them with practical compassion and the truth of the gospel. Come, join us!