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TALES FROM THE LIGHTHOUSE: A Peak Inside the Burnside Shelter

This is a season of remembering and giving thanks. One of our favorite ways to stop and celebrate at the Mission is by sharing “Glimmers”- short stories of hope that each of us encounter. Below are a collection of our recent favorites from the Burnside Shelter, shared by director Tim, and Guest Care Manager, Andrew.…

15 October 31st, 2016 0
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Shop to Support Portland Rescue Mission

Stop in any store and you can’t miss it–– Christmas décor is already out, reminding us that the holiday season is fast approaching. When you are ready to give in to holiday shopping, don’t forget that shopping is one of the easiest ways that you can support Portland Rescue Mission! Here are 4 great opportunities…

13 October 18th, 2016 0
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Join Our Team | Job Openings at Portland Rescue Mission

  You are passionate about seeing the hurting find hope. You are a problem solver. You enjoy social media trends and analytics. You love writing… And that’s what makes you a great fit for the position of Digital Marketing Specialist at Portland Rescue Mission! You will expand the message and ministry of Portland Rescue Mission…

10 October 17th, 2016 0
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Harbor Graduates Share “Ah-Ha” Moments

We recently celebrated the graduation of three men from the New Life Recovery Program at The Harbor. At their graduation, these men shared some of the most significant moment’s from their journey of hope. Bradley Bradley thought he could do things on his own. “Before I came here, I fought everything of any consequence that…

11 October 12th, 2016 0
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How Will You Spend World Homeless Action Day?

October 10th marks the 6th annual World Homeless Action Day. Since it’s founding in 2010, this day has been observed in several dozen countries with the goal to raise awareness about homelessness as well as celebrate and support local efforts to care for men, women and children experiencing homelessness. At Portland Rescue Mission, we are…

13 October 7th, 2016 0
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Buy a Grill, Give Winter Warmth

      Wood Pellet Products is donating a blanket to Portland Rescue Mission for every Timber Heater sold. In their “Warmed Hearts” initiative, the warmth is multiplied with the sale of each heater. Not only are you getting an incredible product, but your purchase provides a blanket for someone facing homelessness this winter. “This…

14 October 7th, 2016 0
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Gospel Sing in Portland

We are thrilled to partner with three incredible Gospel bands for the Gospel Sing event on October 16th at Central Bible Church. You are in for a treat as The Lighthouse Quartet, The Knox Brothers and Cornerstone perform for an afternoon of Southern Gospel music. Our very own Mission-B-Que will be serving a hearty dinner…

11 October 6th, 2016 0
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Her ‘Highlight of the Month,’ Emma Cooks Dinner at The Mission

I found her in the bustling Kitchen. She had a smile on her face and unmistakable joy. This was her night to serve. This was her night to shine. Once a month, she comes to cook a big dinner at Shepherd’s Door, the women and children’s division of Portland Rescue Mission   Whenever Emma is…

9 October 3rd, 2016 0
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