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Portland Rescue Mission is Open for Business

Portland Rescue Mission opens their Burnside Shelter dining room doors to the public for the first time in over two years.

245 April 29th, 2022
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Kevin’s Invitation

“To feel a part of something again, to feel a viability in the community again, that I am worth something to somebody, I have this now. And it’s not because of what I did, but it’s because of the help I got from the Portland Rescue Mission.” Kevin sat in Burnside Shelter at the end…

207 November 9th, 2021
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Homelessness in the Classroom

“I didn’t have a lot of things the other kids had at school. For example, I came to school, and was given a journal, and I was ecstatic. I didn’t get those things…having nice new things wasn’t something I had before.” Caleb’s reality as a 5-year-old was living in unstable housing situations with his parents.…

178 September 16th, 2021
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Finding Community & Leaving Homelessness Behind

The Isolation of Homelessness Death and Looking for New Life Leaving Homelessness Behind Stronger Together

163 January 18th, 2020 0
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The Path to Homelessness May Not Be What You Think

The path to homelessness is complex. Beth’s story reminds us that life can take a dramatic turn that ends in homelessness and fear. Portland Rescue Mission is ready to give hope.

137 August 12th, 2019 0
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Portland Rescue Mission’s Community House for Mothers is Open!

In partnership with Cedar Mill Bible Church Portland Rescue Mission’s Community House for mother and kids is open.

154 July 13th, 2019 0
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Aaron Plaat Uses His Artwork to Help People Heal

Local Portland artist, Aaron Plaat, uses his art to support Portland Rescue Mission and help struggling people in his community

123 July 6th, 2019 0
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Beating the Heat on the Street

Have you ever thought about how you cool down in the summer when the temperatures heat up?  When we get hot our bodies have a harder time cooling off. The longer we spend outside in the sun the more challenging it becomes for our bodies to regulate our internal temperature. And when the days and…

113 June 12th, 2019 0
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How Your Donated Car Changes Lives

Portland Rescue Mission’s Drive Away Hunger takes donated cars to give hope to those experiencing homelessness. Both vehicle donors and buyers get maximum benefits.

169 June 6th, 2019 0
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CommuniCare and Portland Rescue Mission Bring Hope to Those Homeless and Hungry

CommuniCare teens award Portland Rescue Mission a grant to give hope to those experiencing homelessness in the Portland, Or area.

145 May 31st, 2019 0
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