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Giving Hope. Restoring Life.

Since 1949 Portland Rescue Mission has been here to give hope and restore life to men, women, and children struggling with hunger, homelessness, and addiction.

How We Help

Homelessness, hopelessness, and despair
are very real struggles for thousands of people in our community.


We’re Working To Change That

Here Is How

Meals & Shelter

Meals & Shelter

Last year we provided 393,673 nutritious meals and 73,951 nights of safe shelter to hurting people in our community.

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Comprehensive Recovery

Comprehensive Recovery

About 80% of all Restoration program participants—men and women—remain free from addictions and in housing four years after graduation.

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Vocational Training

Vocational Training

Program participants learn a variety of new and transferable skills at our different social businesses. From catering to mechanical training, opportunities take people toward real jobs.

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Community Transitions

Community Transitions

Our Community program supports the hard work our participants have put into their recovery, to establish independent living and sustain addiction recovery.

Transitional Support

100%Funded By Our Community

We are 100% funded by neighbors and partners in our community who want to lift up their hurting neighbors to new life and hope.

Stories of Hope

What You Do

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Nutritious meals provided yearly

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Nights of safe shelter provided annually

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Hour access to bathrooms for health and dignity

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Tons of food, clothing and goods donated yearly

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A Day

In The Life Of The Mission

Lives Changed

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