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Fitness and Play for Homeless Kids

A new children’s fitness center at Portland Rescue Mission helps improve the health of homeless children. Homeless kids often end up falling behind in many ways. Their constant struggle to cope with fear and instability can mean that physical, emotional and social skills develop more slowly. Inside the safe, healing environment of Shepherd’s Door, our…

6 August 14th, 2012 0
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Car Donation Is A Win-Win-Win

Laura and her husband wrote on their own blog recently about their decision to donate their car to Portland Rescue Mission: After almost a year of sitting out on our front patio, the Passat that bought from the lot of used cars near Denver is finally gone. I set up the transfer yesterday morning, and the…

7 August 10th, 2012 0
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1,000 Pounds of Jeans!

Generous clothing donations by the community made our July Jean Drive a great success! In addition to daily meals, shelter and other care, Portland Rescue Mission provides clothing items to homeless men and women free of charge. Jeans are always one of our most requested items. Community organizations helped us re-stock our supply of jeans…

4 August 8th, 2012 0
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