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Reaching Out To Homeless Women

Elaine walked to the Mission, exhausted. She looked forward to a warm meal in an encouraging environment, even if it only gave her relief from the street for an hour or so. As she settled into her seat to wait to go to the dining room, a young woman approached her. “Would you like to…

7 November 23rd, 2011 0
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“Add A Meal” At Elmer’s Restaurant To Help Feed People In Need

Give hope and help support local families! Visit one of the 10 participating Portland-area Elmer’s restaurants before November 27th to “Add A Meal”. For just $1.88, Portland Rescue Mission can provide a meal to a hungry man, woman or child. Elmer’s is matching the first 5,000 meals donated at the restaurant! 2,643 meals have been provided…

6 November 18th, 2011 1
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Chris’ Just Wanted To Give Up – November 2011 Newsletter

Chris stumbled through life, crippled by addiction to alcohol. He wanted a better life, to be a good father. Today, Chris is a long way from the desperate life they once knew. He’s healing from the past and well on his way to a stable, healthy life. Read about Chris in our November newsletter (PDF)…

9 November 14th, 2011 0
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Chris’ Story of Hope

Chris has always loved movies — the escape they brought him from the reality of anger and abuse at home. Chris’ Story of Hope (Quicktime Version) But as an adult, Chris was far from the movie hero he wanted to be. Addiction destroyed any bit of happiness — his marriage, his ability to be a…

9 November 14th, 2011 0
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Winter Shelter Begins

The nights have turned cold here in the northwest. To help care for our homeless guests, we’ve expand our capacity at the Burnside Shelter from 50 to around 130 beds and mats as of November 1st.  To those who don’t have shelter, we regularly hand out blankets to provide what warmth we can. You can…

10 November 11th, 2011 0
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Christmas Wish List

For most of the men, women and children in our residential recovery program, the holidays don’t hold happy memories. Many do not have the finances to purchase Christmas gifts for the people they love.With your help, this Christmas will be different. They’ll know someone remembers them and cares.You can help by providing a gift from…

9 November 9th, 2011 0
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