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Add A Meal at New Seasons or Whole Foods

Next time you’re at New Seasons or Whole Foods, add an extra meal for just $1.60 at the checkout for a hungry person in need! $1.60 – that’s the price of a candy bar, a bottle of pop or a cheap coffee – and you’ll provide a hot, nutritious meal for a homeless person here…

18 March 6th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 7 – Donate/Purchase a Vehicle!

Did you know that you can donate a vehicle to Portland Rescue Mission? It’s another great way that you can help hurting, homeless people get the help they need to get off the streets and into healthy, new lives! “Donating our car was so easy and convenient. Everything was handled very professionally and it felt…

19 February 18th, 2014 0
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Shop at Fred Meyer and Help End Hunger!

Helping hungry, hurting people in Portland has never been easier! Thanks to the generosity of Fred Meyer, you can support Portland Rescue Mission by just doing your normal shopping! All you have to do is link your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Portland Rescue Mission and voilà – each time you use your card, Fred Meyer…

16 February 11th, 2014 0
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Freezing Temperatures Threaten Portland Homeless

As temperatures dip into the teens at night in the Portland area, homeless men, women, and children without shelter are at a much-increased risk of hypothermia, frost bite, even death. It’s terrible. You’re freezing. One night I just about froze my feet off. Fortunately someone told me about a warming center that had just opened…

15 February 5th, 2014 0
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Donation Needs: Socks, Gloves, & Underwear

  Earlier this week a homeless man came up to the service desk at our Burnside Shelter. He was cold and wet from the pouring rain and needed a fresh pair of socks. Unfortunately, our sock donation bin had run out just minutes before, and we had none to offer him. The most urgent donation…

21 January 30th, 2014 0
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New Furniture For Homeless Women’s Program

The Home Builders Foundation (HBF) and Key Home Furnishings recently donated over $6,000 of furniture for our upcoming women’s day room and program, called Connect. The furniture donation – which includes tables, chairs, rugs, decor, and plants – beautifully fills the new space from a large renovation project that turned the second floor of our…

16 January 7th, 2014 0
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Last Chance to Give Hope in 2013!

  The New Year is almost here! With just a few hours remaining until 2014, time is running out this year – but it’s not too late to give. Your donation today will help us hit the ground running in 2014 as we anticipate a greater need than ever before. Plus, your generous donation today…

18 December 30th, 2013 0
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Give $30, Get $30 – Stanford’s Stocking Stuffer!

Your generous donation to help hurting, homeless people will go twice as far during our Stanford’s Stocking Stuffer deal! It’s so simple: Donate $30 to help someone in need and receive a $30 Stanford’s Restaurant gift card, a perfect stocking stuffer for a friend or family member. It’s a no-brainer! IMPORTANT: In order to be…

14 December 2nd, 2013 0
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Temperatures Plummet in Portland

It’s that time of year again. For those who park outside, this week marks the first time in months that we need to scrape ice off the windshield in the morning. This chilly inconvenience for some of us is much more than just inconvenient for a man, woman, or child without a warm place to…

18 November 21st, 2013 0
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Famous Footwear Steps Up to Help Homeless

Famous Footwear stores across the Portland Metro area have been urging their customers the last several months to donate socks for homeless men and women in Portland. Knowing that fall and winter would arrive soon, they started early to ensure that they’d have a big stockpile for the massive need this season. Well, autumn is here…and…

16 October 29th, 2013 0
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