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So, You Want To Volunteer…

With Christmas right around the corner, we’re looking for more volunteers! From serving dinner to supervising holiday crafts or serving hot drinks to men, women and children at our sites, we have many opportunities for volunteers, families or groups! But first, what is volunteering at the mission really like? We asked a few of our…

7 November 29th, 2017 0
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Make it a ‘Yellow and Black Friday’: Neiva’s Christmas Miracle

For many families, Thanksgiving is the final stop before the holidays begin. After the last crumb of pumpkin pie is scraped up, and the turkey cools, Christmas lights start popping up across the neighborhood. The smell of pine needles and cinnamon materializes. Radio stations begin crooning carols, if they haven’t already.   The holiday season…

8 November 24th, 2017 0
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If you walk down the hallways at The Harbor or Shepherd’s Door, sites for the new life recovery program through Portland Rescue Mission, you might see lanterns filled up with little slips of paper, resting on countertops. These are home to what program staff and residents call “Glimmers,” notes of encouragement and praise. A “Glimmer”…

6 November 17th, 2017 0
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You Raised the Roof!

The new roof is…complete! With stormy weather already upon us, we’re so excited to announce that the project to replace the roof of the Burnside Shelter is officially finished. Beginning with a peer-to-peer fundraising initiative and culminating in a rooftop celebratory dinner at the beautiful Ecotrust building, we at Portland Rescue Mission have been blown…

7 November 13th, 2017 0
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Holiday Volunteering at Portland Rescue Mission in 2017

We know Last week was Halloween and the leaves are as beautiful as ever but, believe it or not, Christmas is 7 weeks away! The holidays are some of the busiest and most joyful times here at Portland Rescue Mission. Did you know that 54% of our annual support comes in at this time? Donations…

11 November 7th, 2017 0
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