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1250

Christian young adults since 1997 have devoted a year to loving God and loving people in the city through Mission Year.

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Total service hours have been provided by Mission Year team members over the last 20 years.

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Hours to 40 different community service sites and neighborhood ministries are provided each year.

6500

Hours in neighborhood prayer walks, visitations, and community outreach are provided by Mission Year team members each year.

3000

Of the most at-risk and vulnerable are served in Chicago, Houston, and Philadelphia.

1200

People hear about Jesus through Mission Year team members each year.

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