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SAFE AT LAST: Provide Safety for Women and Children

  Women and children are the fastest growing segment of the homeless population. In addition to those already on the street, thousands are “couch-surfing” and considered just one step away from homelessness. “Its hard out here on the streets. Its scary. I’ve put my life in danger, sleeping under the bridge where there’s nobody there…

8 May 3rd, 2017 0
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Christmas Memories: Tiffany & Sarah

Christmas can be an especially hard time for many of our residents at The Harbor as well as Shepherd’s Door, our women’s addiction recovery ministry. Memories of sad, painful experiences are magnified during this season when our society celebrates a special time of joy, peace, and love. Growing up, Tiffany has fond memories of Christmas…

7 December 23rd, 2013 0
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Listen to Randy’s Story

Randy was one of five men who graduated from our New Life Ministry last week. During the ceremony, each of the five graduates took the stage to share their stories. Listen to Randy’s powerful story here:

6 September 6th, 2013 0
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David’s Daughter Died

David was driving when the accident happened.  His daughter died.  His wife blamed him for killing their girl. Homelessness starts in surprising — and heartbreaking — ways. Thankfully, David’s story didn’t end there.  Listen to his short story in this audio clip from WAY-FM 104.5.

8 August 8th, 2011 0
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Rise In Homeless Women – New Ways To Help

Around 1980 only 5% of homeless people were women. Today, that number is around 45%. Last week, executive director Eric Bauer spoke with radio host Georgene Rice about this troubling trend. Hear the short audio clip in the embedded player below or at this link. Get the Mp3 Player Widget widget and many other great…

4 April 21st, 2011 0
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Terri Wants To Thank You

When Terri lived on the street, she came to Portland Rescue Mission for meals. Today, she’s a graduate of our recovery program and enjoying a stable life with her young son. Hear Terri’s short audio clip in the embedded player below or at this link: /media/audio/PRMX0610terri60S_.mp3 Get the Mp3 Player Widget widget and many other…

7 June 14th, 2010 0
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