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Mission Bar-B-Que Partners with Human Solution to Make an Impact on People’s Lives

Human Solutions Supports Community Human Solutions has been in the East County for 31 years working to bring housing and economic security to families. They envision vibrant, healthy neighborhoods where all people can share in the security, hopes and advantages of a thriving, supportive community. Lilac Meadow shelter residents were served a special meal from…

34 May 27th, 2020 0
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How to Apply for File for Social Security Disability Benefits If You Are Homeless

If you are struggling with homelessness and disability here is information that can help you file for social security disability.

35 May 18th, 2020 0
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Did you Miss This?

“I met him one night at Burnside while I was bussing tables – sitting alone in a corner, isolated and cornered off to himself, he barely spoke when I greeted him. After sitting and asking basic questions, thanking him for being there, and introducing myself, he slowly began to look up from behind the beanie…

33 April 8th, 2020 0
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How You Can Help Serve Vulnerable Neighbors During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Our neighbors without a home are already vulnerable. COVID-19 just amplifies their instability. Here is how you can help Portland Rescue Mission serve our unprotected neighbors.

28 March 16th, 2020 0
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The Greatest of These is Love

Love is action. When people are loved by their neighbors it changes lives.

36 February 11th, 2020 0
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Finding Community & Leaving Homelessness Behind

The Isolation of Homelessness Death and Looking for New Life Leaving Homelessness Behind Stronger Together

40 January 18th, 2020 0
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Every Day Advent

29 December 21st, 2019 0
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A Thanksgiving Devotional

The Gift of Ministry The Thanksgiving of Grace This Thanksgiving, Will you praise God with us that we have the opportunity to give love to lost and hurting?

33 November 26th, 2019 0
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Collaborative Ministry to Serve the Homeless

Collaborative ministry is part of how Portland Rescue Mission serves the homeless in Portland, Oregon.

35 November 15th, 2019 0
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Portland Rescue Mission: 70 Years of Hope and Restoration

This year Portland Rescue Mission celebrates 70 years of giving hope and restoring lives of the homeless in the Portland, Oregon community.

39 October 14th, 2019 0
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“I Love Seeing Women’s Lives Changed”

Deanne K, Program Manager for Women’s Connect talks about why she loves her job and the lives she gets to touch at Portland Rescue Mission.

32 August 14th, 2019 0
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The Path to Homelessness May Not Be What You Think

The path to homelessness is complex. Beth’s story reminds us that life can take a dramatic turn that ends in homelessness and fear. Portland Rescue Mission is ready to give hope.

34 August 12th, 2019 0
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The Hidden Face of Homelessness

Women are the new face of homelessness, struggling against pain and trauma. Portland Rescue Mission offers hope and transformation for a new life.

44 August 1st, 2019 0
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Portland Rescue Mission’s Community House for Mothers is Open!

In partnership with Cedar Mill Bible Church Portland Rescue Mission’s Community House for mother and kids is open.

37 July 13th, 2019 0
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CommuniCare and Portland Rescue Mission Bring Hope to Those Homeless and Hungry

CommuniCare teens award Portland Rescue Mission a grant to give hope to those experiencing homelessness in the Portland, Or area.

40 May 31st, 2019 0
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Portland Pedal Power Partners with Mission Bar-B-Que to Fight Hunger

Portland Pedal Power is partnering with Portland Rescue Mission’s social enterprise Mission Bar-B-Que to fight hunger while delivering delicious food to downtown Portland

31 May 22nd, 2019 0
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Amanda’s Story of Restoration

This month, five amazing women who had struggled with drugs, addiction and homelessness, have completed the New Life Program at our recovery center for women and children.

45 May 11th, 2019 0
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Andrew Hall, Safety/ Health/ Wellness Advocate

Andrew Hall, our Assistant Director at the Burnside Shelter here at Portland Rescue Mission, has won an award, honoring him for making safety a priority in the workplace.

35 April 25th, 2019 1
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March Glimmers

God is doing amazing things in the lives of the residents here at Portland Rescue Mission! At The Harbor, our community of men overcoming homelessness and addiction, so many are seeing God’s work first-hand. Here are some ways the men have recognized God’s love in their lives. “I told God that if he would take…

28 March 28th, 2019 0
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Our volunteers at Shelter 365

Volunteering can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Our annual telethons have been blessed with amazing group of people that are able to be part of the process to helps us provide shelter, meals and care for people in the Portland area who are suffering with homelessness. Whether answering phone calls or entering incoming data, our…

36 March 12th, 2019 0
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A Glimmer of Hope

Homelessness hurts, especially when the weather turns cold and wet. Many Portlanders have nowhere to go for shelter and feel lost, hungry and helpless. Thanks to caring people like you, there is more than a life trapped outside in the freezing rain. At The Harbor, our recovery program for men and Shepherd’s door, our community…

25 February 19th, 2019 0
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Cycle PDX Helping Their Neighbors in Need

During these harsh winter months, warm socks are one of the biggest priorities for many men and women suffering from homelessness. Jesse, an employee at Cycle PDX in Northwest Portland saw the need first hand, “When I started working in Old Town, it was very apparent that there were many homeless residing in this area.…

34 January 28th, 2019 0
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Bringing Christmas Cheer to the Burnside Shelter

The Partners Group, LLC and CEO, Rod Cruickshank, have been wonderful partners of Portland Rescue Mission in many ways through the years.  Their company culture includes giving back and they offer many service opportunities to their employees. For over 10 years, one of those service groups, led by Cruickshank, has come to help decorate the Burnside Shelter of the Portland…

29 December 19th, 2018 0
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