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Finding Community & Leaving Homelessness Behind

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

44 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.

41 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.

45 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

15 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…

14 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.

39 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.

44 May 31st, 2019 0
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Amanda’s Story of Restoration

This month, five amazing women who had struggled with drugs, addiction and homelessness, have completed the New Life Program at our recovery center for women and children.

48 May 11th, 2019 0
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Andrew Hall, Safety/ Health/ Wellness Advocate

Andrew Hall, our Assistant Director at the Burnside Shelter here at Portland Rescue Mission, has won an award, honoring him for making safety a priority in the workplace.

39 April 25th, 2019 1
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How to Help Neighbors in Need

If the thought, “I want to help but I don’t know how,” crosses your mind daily while walking through the streets of Portland, you are not alone. Whether you are on your way to work or grabbing a coffee at one of the many shops scattered throughout the city, you will find yourself walking by someone…

23 February 26th, 2019 0
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