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Here’s A Great Way To Help Someone This Christmas!

Help a hurting person this holiday season with a heartfelt Christmas gift! For many of the men, women and children that we serve, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. Thanksgiving and Christmas often just remind our residents of their painful pasts, and many simply don’t have the finances to purchase Christmas gifts for…

75 November 12th, 2014 0
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GIVE HOPE Telethon!

Our Give Hope telethon is today! For many of us, the holiday season is a time for family, friends, and good food. But for thousands of hurting, homeless people in Portland, this season is just another reminder of their pain. Make a difference this year by donating during our telethon! Your telethon gift… Helps feed…

72 November 10th, 2014 0
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Winter Shelter Opens!

Our winter shelter is opening today, expanding our nightly bed count to 172 beds for the fall and winter seasons to combat the colder weather that makes life on the streets so difficult for our homeless friends. Getting one of these beds for the night can be the difference between life and death for a…

72 October 31st, 2014 0
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Stay Updated With Mobile Alerts!

We have a brand new way to stay in touch! Get updated with Mission news by receiving text alerts on your phone! Remember the freak snowstorm we had earlier this year? What about the boil-water alert in the spring? Emergency situations that bring immediate needs to our Burnside Shelter are great examples of when having a text alert system…

81 October 21st, 2014 0
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Shelter Improvements Help Homeless

Our Burnside Shelter has gone through radical change in the last couple years. In 2013, we renovated the entire second and third floors of the building to make space for dozens of men and women in our transitional Link and Connect programs. We also transformed our chapel into a community center to give our homeless…

84 October 7th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 37 – Ted Prepares Meals For Homeless

Fall has arrived. As we enter our busiest time of the year, thousands of homeless men and women will be coming through our doors for a hot meal. We don’t receive any government funding, which means that each meal we serve is provided by generous donations from community members like you! When food donations come…

79 September 29th, 2014 0
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Fit Right NW Donates Shoes For Runners

Special thanks to Fit Right NW for blessing 20 men and women in our programs with new running shoes for an upcoming half marathon race! Here at Portland Rescue Mission, we offer several programs to help men and women get their lives back on track. Our Link and Connect programs help men and women find…

78 September 23rd, 2014 0
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Help Us Get Ready For Thanksgiving!

We’re already counting down the days until Thanksgiving! Yes, November is three months away. But when more than 700 guests come to eat with you, well, we need to start now to be sure there’s plenty of food! We’ve already started our grocery list for Thanksgiving, and it’s always a wonderful meal, but we can’t do it without…

76 September 3rd, 2014 0
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New CarMax Store Donates Money For Homeless

Special thanks to CarMax and KGW for teaming up to raise money for hurting, homeless people through us at Portland Rescue Mission! On Thursday, CarMax hosted the grand opening of their Clackamas store, inviting local TV station personalities to do a series of competitions on behalf of a charity of their choice. KGW chose us…

77 August 29th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 33 – Drive Away Hunger!

Did you know that you can donate or buy a car from Portland Rescue Mission to help provide meals and recovery care for people in need? The next time you’re looking to get a new car, come donate your old one to the Mission, or just give us a call and we’ll come get it…

78 August 25th, 2014 0
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