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Your Car Could Feed 585 People

Donate your vehicle to Portland Rescue Mission to help us give HOPE! A typical car donation helps feed more than 585 people in need. And that’s not all. Proceeds of every vehicle sold through Portland Rescue Mission help provide meals, shelter, addiction recovery and other care for hurting people in our community.     Charitable…

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Greg’s Story of Hope

“My life spiraled out of control,” Greg says. “I was depressed, angry and all I could do was crawl into isolation. I didn’t need anyone, I didn’t want to be needed by anyone, and I sure didn’t need God. It was just me and my bottle of alcohol or pills.” Greg’s Story of Hope on…

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She’s Someone’s Daughter

Every Tuesday night, homeless women receive tender care — foot massages, snacks and conversation — from a team of loving staff and volunteers at our Burnside Shelter. Jan, a member of our staff, shares about this week’s outreach: As we drove to outreach last night, we all felt tired. This is not unusual. It’s the…

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New Gardens Help Feed Women And Children

New gardens at Shepherd’s Door, our women and children’s recovery center, have been constructed just in time for spring planting. The 12 new beds will be used to teach gardening skills and provide fresh produce for the women and children in the New Life Recovery ministry who are healing from the effects of homelessness, addiction and…

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Socks for the Homeless

Help Famous Footwear and Portland Rescue Mission care for men, women and children in need. Donate socks at any participating Famous Footwear location listed below. Help us spread the word by sharing this on Facebook and Twitter.  Or donate now to Portland Rescue Mission to help us feed and care for hurting people.    …

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POLL: How many homeless are employed?

Test your knowledge about homelessness. What percent of Portland’s homeless are employed? Answer in the embedded poll below, or at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2VKZ7GZ. Did the answer surprise you? Talk about it in the comments of this blog post.

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“Underheard” Homeless Given Twitter Voice

An unusual project in New York has given four homeless men an international voice. Many homeless men and women feel ignored, invisible and unheard as people walk by them each day. Underheard in New York set out to help homeless residents in New York City speak for themselves. They provided Danny, Derrick, Albert and Carlos each with their own mobile phone,…

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Mother’s Day Collection for Shepherd’s Door

Donate make up and spa items to help hurting women feel loved and beautiful this Mother’s Day. 104.1 FM “The Fish” and Lloyd Center mall have partnered to collect new cosmetic and spa items such as nail polish, curling irons, bath robes, mineral bath salts, and other similar items. These items will be given to…

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Employment Opportunities at Portland Rescue Mission

Looking for a job? Join our team of passionate staff as we work to provide emergency care and long-term recovery for homeless men, women and children in the Portland, Oregon area. We’re currently hiring for the following positions. (See full descriptions here.) Men’s Night Ministry Team Member Children’s Center Infant/Toddler Teacher Life Skills Specialist – Shepherd’s Door…

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4 Women Graduate Into New Lives

Four women recently graduated from the New Life Recovery ministry at Shepherd’s Door, our women and children’s recovery center in northeast Portland. Over the last 12-18 months, Ann, Danielle, Erin and Maria have embraced the hard work of addiction recovery, life skills training, counseling and spiritual renewal. In the safe, healing environment of Shepherd’s Door,…

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