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Who Are Portland’s Homeless?

Executive Director Eric Bauer answers common questions about Portland’s homeless population on Comcast’s “Newsmakers” video segment. Who are Portland’s homeless?  Why are they homeless? What can we do to end homelessness? Watch the video embedded below or at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DO6-vhGyzt0

9 October 25th, 2011 0
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Help KOIN Local 6 Make A “Meal To Remember”

KOIN Local 6, Sysco and area businesses are providing homeless men and women with a “Meal To Remember” this Thursday, October 20th. You can help give hope! KOIN is collecting blankets, coats, hats, gloves and scarves at Portland Rescue Mission’s Burnside Shelter (111 W. Burnside, Portland). Look for the KOIN Local 6 truck parked in…

8 October 18th, 2011 0
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Homelessness Ends for 7 Graduates of New Life Recovery

Last month, seven men marked important milestones in our New Life recovery program. Philip, Mark, Paul, Michael, Chris, Jason and Ron have completed 12 to 18 months of intensive addiction recovery, counseling, spiritual renewal and education. All of these men came to us hurting and broken. Most never thought their lives would amount to much ever…

9 October 11th, 2011 0
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Kitchen Remodel Helps Feed And Care For Hungry People

Portland Rescue Mission provides over 236,000 hot, nutritious meals to hungry men, women and children every year. Thanks to the generous support of a variety of foundation grants, the kitchen of our Burnside Shelter has been renovated to help us further improve our meal service. We have been able to increase our capacity to serve…

8 October 6th, 2011 0
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Portland Rescue Mission Gets 3-Star Rating

Great news! In our ongoing effort to increase the effectiveness of your donations, Portland Rescue Mission has been awarded a 3-star rating by Charity Navigator. Since 2006, we’ve increased the amount of program funding from 60% to 74% of our budget. More of your compassionate giving continues to go directly toward freeing men, women and…

6 October 5th, 2011 0
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Danielle’s and Philip’s Journeys To New Life – October 2011 Newsletter

At just 13 years old, Danielle was already being pulled down by meth and alcohol. Homelessness, depression and suicide attempts followed soon after. Could she turn her life around before it was too late? Philip had failed so many times, he didn’t believe his life was worth anything. Addiction and self-loathing destroyed decades of his…

5 October 4th, 2011 0
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Philip’s Story of Hope

Philip had failed so many times, he didn’t believe his life was worth anything. Philip’s Story of Hope (Quicktime Version)   From the first drink he took at age 14, Philip felt comfort as alcohol washed away his deep emotional pain. But the addiction and his own self-loathing destroyed decades of his life. At Portland…

8 October 3rd, 2011 0
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