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‘Serving Hope’ brings joy and gratefulness for Harry’s Fresh Foods

Enjoying a meal down at the Burnside Shelter does wonders for people who are experiencing homelessness. In fact, for many people that are struggling, it’s that hot meal that is one of the only things that sustains them, giving them that one constant in a life filled with uncertainty. It also does something special for…

7 October 29th, 2015 0
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Give a meal, give hope this Thanksgiving at Portland Rescue Mission

A note from Eric Bauer (Executive Director of Portland Rescue Mission) … You’re probably already making plans for Thanksgiving. Family, friends, great memories and fun-filled events. At Portland Rescue Mission, we’re in the middle of big plans, too. We want to make this Thanksgiving season extra special for thousands of hurting people right here in…

8 October 27th, 2015 3
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Medical Teams’ dental program stops by Shepherd’s Door to serve residents

Dentistry may not be the first thing people think about when it comes to health care, but it is certainly one of the most vital. It can also be expensive, which makes it nearly impossible for those experiencing homelessness. And that is where Medical Teams International’s Mobile Dental Program comes in as they recently swung…

12 October 23rd, 2015 0
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More than one homeless person dies each week in Portland area, report says

The Oregonian’s Anna Griffin posted a very somber story late last week. According to the 2014 edition of “Domicile Unknown,” a four-year-old accounting of deaths among people experiencing homelessness, an average of more than one person who was homeless and living on the streets died each week. In total, there were 56 deaths in Multnomah County. Throughout…

11 October 22nd, 2015 0
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‘Nurse Ashley’ uses New Life Ministries to spread the joy of holistic health

“You have so much value and so much worth and are so deeply loved by the Lord,” said Ashley Van Brunt as she spoke those words over the new women at Shepherd’s Door. This was their first nutrition class with “Nurse Ashley.” “Part of His love for you is wanting to see you healthy in…

8 October 21st, 2015 0
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Give hope monthly at Portland Rescue Mission, join our Circle Of Friends

Are you passionate about Portland Rescue Mission? If so, consider joining our very special Circle of Friends! As a member of our Circle of Friends, you choose the amount of support you want to give each month, and it will be automatically deducted from your bank account or card. You’ll hear from us four times…

12 October 19th, 2015 0
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Help transform lives, work at Portland Rescue Mission

At Portland Rescue Mission, we are blessed to give hope and restore life to men, women and children in life crisis. Our New Life Ministries at Shepherd’s Door (women and children) and The Harbor (men) are 12-month programs designed to help people break free from addiction and focus on their recovery process. Be a part…

15 October 16th, 2015 0
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Obi puts anger and paranoia in the past, finds family at The Harbor

Desperate. Destroyed. Directionless. Crazy. Mad. Before Obi came to Portland Rescue Mission, all are words he uses to describe his life. “When I came to The Harbor, I was at the lowest point of my life,” Obi said. “All those things that can give you inspiration, or help you triumph and give you a smile…

10 October 15th, 2015 0
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Make your choice. Make a difference.

A note from Eric Bauer (Executive Director of Portland Rescue Mission) … Every year as Thanksgiving approaches, I think of the holiday meal that first brought a hurting man or woman to Portland Rescue Mission.  A hot dinner that filled their stomach, but also stirred their heart.  A smile from a volunteer, an encouraging word. .…

8 October 14th, 2015 0
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Help someone break free from addiction, refer them to New Life Ministries

Refer Someone To Our New Life Ministries 1. Download your printable New Life Ministries brochure (PDF) below. 2. Give the brochure to a church, organization and/or someone you know who is in need. 3. Direct them to our online applications for either The Harbor or Shepherd’s Door You can also join the Mission in our…

7 October 13th, 2015 0
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