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Hot Summer Lies Ahead

Weather reports have indicated this summer will be the hottest in years. If these predictions hold true, the Portland area could see as many as 20 days above 90 degrees. While the warm sun is a relief to the homeless men and women who’ve fought through the harsh winter, oppressive heat can be just as daunting…

72 June 10th, 2014 0
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Homeless Birthday Blast!

A week ago we celebrated the birthdays of all the homeless guests we serve with our annual Birthday Party for the Homeless! Many of our homeless friends watch as their birthdays pass by year after year, uncelebrated. For others, this is their first year on the streets. For them, a birthday party simply makes life…

59 June 4th, 2014 0
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Coffee Donations Needed!

It’s dark outside. Imagine tossing and turning in a weathered sleeping bag; the cold, unforgiving hardness of the sidewalk pressed up against your body no matter how you lie. When you finally get “comfortable,” you struggle to fall asleep because you know everything you own could be gone when you wake up. Yes, your most…

66 May 21st, 2014 0
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Birthday Party for the Homeless

 Many homeless men and women watch their birthday come and go like every other day of the year. No celebration. No cake. Certainly no gifts. Not even a “Happy Birthday” from a friend. But this year, with the support and thoughtfulness of generous friends like you, our homeless guests will know they’re not forgotten! On…

67 May 13th, 2014 0
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Fred Meyer, Shoppers Help Homeless

Did you know that you can help end hunger and homelessness in our city by simply shopping at Fred Meyer? That’s right, in February and March alone, Fred Meyer shoppers raised 2,186 meals through Portland Rescue Mission! Thanks to the generosity of Fred Meyer, supporting the Mission through this program doesn’t cost shoppers a dime.…

58 May 7th, 2014 0
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$50,000 Matching Gift Challenge!

For a limited time, you have the chance to give a gift that will provide twice the impact of a regular gift! A generous group of donors has offered a Matching Challenge, meaning they’ll match, dollar for dollar, every gift received in May, up to $50,000!  Imagine what your doubled gift could do…more hearts healed from brokenness, more…

73 May 6th, 2014 0
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Thank You For Giving Hope This Easter!

Less than a week ago we challenged each of our supporters, fans, and social media followers – everyone we could reach – to help provide meals this Easter season. The fundraising dollar amount for Easter meals had been down significantly from 2013, while at the same time we were seeing an increase in the need…

65 April 22nd, 2014 0
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Give An Easter Meal Today!

Easter is just around the corner! Provide a meal today that will bring hope to a person in need. Just days from now, families will gather around the table to share delicious food as we celebrate the Easter story. But there’s a growing crowd of men, women and families who are left out…literally. More people…

60 April 17th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 12 – Make a Life-Changing Donation

Living life on the streets of Portland is tough. For thousands of men and women over the past 65 years, Portland Rescue Mission has stood as a symbol of hope in the city. And what fuels that hope? Support from this community. From generous friends like you. Thanks to your donations of food, time, prayers, clothing,…

66 March 24th, 2014 0
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Shop on Amazon – Help a Person in Need!

The next time you go to buy something on Amazon, just remember: Smile. What? No, you don’t need to grin while you add that classy jacket to your cart (but go for it if you like). Instead, make your purchase through AmazonSmile.com! It’s exactly the same as Amazon.com, except that whenever you purchase something, Amazon will donate…

61 March 18th, 2014 0
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