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60 Years of Hope

2009 marked Portland Rescue Mission’s 60th year giving hope to hurting men, women and children affected by homelessness, addiction and abuse. 60 Years of Hope (Quicktime Version) 60 Years of Hope from pdxmission on Vimeo. Portland Rescue Mission started in 1949 as a soup kitchen by the Burnside Bridge. Six decades later, we’re still known…

8 December 31st, 2009 0
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10 Places People Slept In 2009

Where did you sleep each night this year?  Portland Rescue Mission offers shelter for up to 120 men and 38 women (and their children) each night. But there are countless others who sleep elsewhere. See where they slept in 2009. From the www.Change.org “End Homelessness” blog:http://homelessness.change.org/blog/view/10_places_people_slept_in_2009 1. Storage Units 2. Cars 3. Motels 4. Tent…

11 December 29th, 2009 0
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Leslie and Lauren Inspire “10 by ’10”

From the “Just Advocate” blog:[http://justadvocate.wordpress.com/2009/12/05/h2o-the-10by10-challenge/] Hope 2 Others is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing hope the homeless. This initiative was founded by Leslie and Lauren Revealy at the ages of 14 and 11 respectively. After experiencing the life of a homeless person for a week at a camp sponsored by WorldVenture, the two sisters returned to…

6 December 9th, 2009 0
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KOIN Local 6 Provides “A Meal To Remember”

As part of their “Season of Hope”, KOIN Local 6 is teaming up with Sysco, Oregon Culinary Institute, Standard TV & Appliance, and Typhoon Restaurant to present the second annual “Meal To Remember”! KOIN’s “Keep it Local” afternoon television program, with the help of Chef Mark from Sysco Foods and Chef Maxine from OCI have…

8 December 8th, 2009 0
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KOIN Local 6 – Give Hope Telethon

In November, KOIN Local 6 and Portland Rescue Mission partnered through the GIVE HOPE Telethon to help feed and care for hurting men, women and children affected by homelessness. KOIN Local 6 – Give Hope Telethon, 42 MB (Quicktime Version) KOIN Local 6 – Give Hope Broadcast from pdxmission on Vimeo. Watch now to see…

6 December 7th, 2009 0
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KOIN Local 6 – Keep It Local Feature

KOIN Local 6 featured Portland Rescue Mission for the “Keep It Local” broadcast on Wednesday, November 4th. KOIN Local 6 – “Keep It Local” Broadcast, 84 MB (Quicktime Version) KOIN Local 6 – Keep It Local – Portland Rescue Mission Feature from pdxmission on Vimeo. Watch now to see inspiring stories from Bryan and Emily,…

7 December 7th, 2009 0
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A New Kitchen — Thanks to Project Hope!

Project Hope and Home Depot recently donated materials, time and labor to renovate the kitchen facility at our Next Step facility. Read Project Hope’s full blog post here. ———- There are 30 men living at Next Step which houses a communal kitchen and living area. According to Holly Hummel, Aesthetic Coordinator at Portland Rescue Mission,…

9 December 3rd, 2009 0
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December Newsletter – Lives Regained

Parrish and Terri are just two of the many people who are finding new life through Portland Rescue Mission’s 12- to 18-month recovery program. – Read their stories in our special holiday “Rescue Portland” newsletter.– Watch more about them in their video stories of hope. PDF DOWNLOAD

8 December 3rd, 2009 0
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Evan’s Story of Hope

Last winter, Portland, Oregon was hit with major snowstorm right at Christmas. Evan nearly froze to death in it. Evan’s Story of Hope This year, Evan has a safe, warm place to sleep — and so much more. In our recovery program, Evan is healing from the addictions and issues that led him to homelessness.…

12 December 2nd, 2009 1
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You Can Make A Difference

Interested in volunteering? Join us for our upcoming Partnership Overviews this month: Saturday, December 5th 9:30- 11:00 AM Burnside Shelter (111 W. Burnside, Portland) Thursday, December 17th 7:00-8:30 PM Shepherd’s Door (13207 NE Halsey, Portland) – Discover our approach to ending homelessness by healing its root causes– Learn more about the emergency services and long-term…

7 December 1st, 2009 0
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