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Her ‘Highlight of the Month,’ Emma Cooks Dinner at The Mission

I found her in the bustling Kitchen. She had a smile on her face and unmistakable joy. This was her night to serve. This was her night to shine. Once a month, she comes to cook a big dinner at Shepherd’s Door, the women and children’s division of Portland Rescue Mission   Whenever Emma is…

103 October 3rd, 2016 0
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Mainly Cabinets Gifts Mission New Mail System

Did you know that about 1,000 people use Burnside’s Shelter as their home address? Our mail services provide anyone who needs one–an address for job applications, family correspondence, medication and legal issues. Mail is “an essential service for our guests to navigate life and move forward,” said Tim Desper, Director of Burnside Services. One of…

98 September 28th, 2016 0
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Leave a Legacy of Hope

When a mother commits to changing her life––breaking the cycle of drugs and abuse––she is not only changing her life, but the lives of her children for generations to come.   She is changing her story, her legacy.  When you invest in a life like hers by donating to Portland Rescue Mission, you are part of…

109 September 26th, 2016 0
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3 Reasons to donate your car to Drive Away Hunger

It’s time for a new car and you’re thinking of selling your old one, but have you considered donating it to Portland Rescue Mission? Here’s 3 big reasons to donate it to Drive Away Hunger:   You get the maximum tax deduction. Because we repair cars and sell them, many donors get a higher tax deduction than offered…

125 September 21st, 2016 0
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Give relief from the heat to Portland’s homeless

The heat is on for Portland’s growing homeless community… Already this summer, we’ve been scorched by some long stretches of very hot days. Sweltering heat hits hard for men, women and children already struggling without food and shelter. Not just the literal heat that comes with the rising summertime temperatures here in the Rose City,…

87 August 4th, 2016 0
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Real estate with real heart: Sylvia Groce partners with Portland Rescue Mission

The biggest joys in life can come in the most unexpected ways, and for Sylvia Groce, that came in the form of a Triumph TR6 she bought from Drive Away Hunger. “We were surprised that this car lot even existed, and we were so happy to find out that the cars donated go to raise…

92 July 28th, 2016 0
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After Bradley’s nightmare came true, The Harbor woke him up

Bradley laughed at the dark irony. For the last 30 years, he justified his growing addiction with the shallow, comforting thought. “I might be an alcoholic. But no matter how bad it gets, I won’t be living in a tent or under a bridge.” But he was wrong. Walking out of the hotel with just a…

95 June 28th, 2016 0
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Kickoff summer with Mission Bar-B-Que (Barbecue Nation with JT interview)

National Barbecue Month may be nearing a close (it takes place during May), but summer hasn’t even started yet (that’s June 20)! And when is a more perfect time of the year to barbecue than that? Which is why you should take the time to educate yourself about Mission Bar-B-Que. For those of you who…

83 May 26th, 2016 0
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Shari’s Cafe and Pies brings dessert by the van-load to Birthday Party for the Homeless

A birthday party is never complete without dessert. And as part of Portland Rescue Mission’s 8th annual Birthday Party for the Homeless, that dessert came in the form of a van-load of cream pies from Shari’s Cafe and Pies. But the generosity didn’t end with dessert. Marketing Manager Carrie Henderson decided she didn’t want to…

96 May 20th, 2016 0
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Eric takes a risk, gets shoes from the Portland Trail Blazers

Eric has always had big feet. In fact, for as long as he can remember, finding a pair of shoes that fit his size 15 feet has been nearly impossible … or so it seemed. So, in response, Eric decided to take a proactive approach and set his sights on a little writing project. Since…

86 May 10th, 2016 2
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