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October Newsletter – Healing Multiplied

Nicole didn’t want her son to remember her.  Ed fought to gain a life he never thought possible. Read their stories of hope in our latest “Rescue Portland” newsletter. Nathan Has His Mommy BackNicole didn’t want her son to remember who she was Nicole was addicted to methamphetamine, living out of her car and completely…

9 September 30th, 2010 0
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Answer Phones To Help Us Give Hope!

Telethon / Radiothon Time!Volunteer to answer phones at one of our upcoming events — and help us feed men, women and children in need.  When you volunteer to answer phones at a Portland Rescue Mission telethon or radiothon, you help feed and care for hundreds of hurting men, women and children right here in our…

9 September 23rd, 2010 0
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“Downtown Compassion” Event This Saturday

From The Portlander: Leading downtown Portland non-profits serving the city’s homeless and low-income have partnered with churches and community volunteers to provide essential services such as medical and dental needs as well as connecting people to area social services. The first ever “Downtown Compassion” event will take place Saturday, September 18 at Memorial Coliseum from…

7 September 15th, 2010 0
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10 Causes of Homelessness

October 10, 2010 – World Homeless Day Millions of people around the world are mobilizing to participate in the first annual World Homeless Day. Portland Rescue Mission has launched the www.1010PDX.org website as a catalyst and resource for participation in the Portland, Oregon area. We’re counting down the 10 weeks to 10-10-10 with a new…

11 September 14th, 2010 0
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Internship and Employment Opportunities

Put your talents to work to help men, women and children affected by homelessness, addiction, hunger and abuse. Portland Rescue Mission is accepting applications for our Internship Program.  Deadline for the current session will be accepted through September 30th. Internships are available in the following areas: Burnside Shelter – Learning Center Burnside Shelter – Food…

10 September 11th, 2010 0
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“Simplify Sale” To Benefit Homeless Men And Women

The Simplify Sale is a HUGE, FREE yard sale, outdoor concert, BBQ, and charity event. This year’s event features over 50 participant stations with tons of household goods for sale, live music, sizzling BBQ, and life-simplifying service providers. Saturday, September 18th13691 SW Morgan RoadSherwood, Oregon 97140 SCHEDULE 9 am to 2 pm – Simplify Sale yard sale + live…

9 September 10th, 2010 0
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Give A Panhandler A Credit Card?

From Toronto’s www.TheStar.com: What would happen if, instead of spare change, you handed a person in need the means to shop for whatever they needed? What would they buy? Can you spare your credit card, sir? In New York City, an advertising executive recently handed over her American Express Platinum Card to a homeless Manhattan…

7 September 9th, 2010 0
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10 Tips For A Successful Collection Drive

October 10, 2010 – World Homeless Day Millions of people around the world are mobilizing to participate in the first annual World Homeless Day. Portland Rescue Mission has launched the www.1010PDX.org website as a catalyst and resource for participation in the Portland, Oregon area. We’re counting down the 10 weeks to 10-10-10 with a new…

10 September 7th, 2010 0
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10 Items A Homeless Person Could Use

October 10, 2010 – World Homeless Day Millions of people around the world are mobilizing to participate in the first annual World Homeless Day. Portland Rescue Mission has launched the www.1010PDX.org website as a catalyst and resource for participation in the Portland, Oregon area. We’re counting down the 10 weeks to 10-10-10 with a new…

9 September 1st, 2010 0
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