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How Your Donated Car Changes Lives

Portland Rescue Mission’s Drive Away Hunger takes donated cars to give hope to those experiencing homelessness. Both vehicle donors and buyers get maximum benefits.

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Meet Jon Anderson

Meet Jon Anderson, lead mechanic for Portland Rescue Mission’s Drive Away Hunger. Whether you’re looking to donate a used car, or purchase one, your support provides meals, shelter and recovery care to men, women and children suffering from hunger, homelessness and addiction. You’re also providing vocational training in customer service and automotive operations for participants in our New Life Recovery program! Jon Anderson oversees the…

11 March 16th, 2018 0
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Winter’s Coming: Donate Your Car To Charity!

With winter coming, now is the perfect time to donate that car you no longer need! Drive Away Hunger is the car donations and sales lot for Portland Rescue Mission. All proceeds directly support our work to restore the lives of people in need. Your car donation can change a man or woman’s life! Why…

17 October 5th, 2017 0
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Get a New Car This Summer and Help Those in Need

We have that used car you are looking for this summer. Drive Away Hunger is a part of Portland Rescue Mission, giving hope and restoring life to hurting people in the Portland, Oregon area. Provide meals, shelter and care for hungry, homeless men, women and families by turning wheels into meals! Your donation or purchase of…

16 June 8th, 2017 0
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Happy National Volunteer Week | 4 Reasons to Serve at Portland Rescue Mission

It’s National Volunteer Appreciation week! The presence of our volunteers at Portland Rescue Mission is such an invaluable part of the work we do on a daily basis. This past year, our volunteers served over 25,000 hours at our various locations. If you’re considering volunteering, here are four reasons why you should join us! NO.…

16 April 20th, 2017 0
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Oregon’s Miss America, Katie Harman, The Face of Drive Away Hunger

  She’s Back! Singer-performer-philanthropist, and Oregon’s beloved Miss America, recently filmed two new commercials for Portland Rescue Mission. Katie Harman has been an advocate and friend of Portland Rescue Mission for years. Harman has starred in a number of commercials promoting Drive Away Hunger, the car sales and donation program of Portland Rescue Mission. We…

21 April 10th, 2017 0
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AT THE HEART OF IT ALL -Our Annual Report Video

Almost 70 years after John Van Diest, our founder, served home-cooked soup to hungry people facing hard times, Portland Rescue Mission holds true to that first vision. Begin by meeting people’s most urgent needs. Show them that they matter, that they are loved by God. They are not alone. Then, as hope emerges in their…

15 April 7th, 2017 0
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Easter on the streets for many homeless: How you can help

Easter is such a powerful reminder of God’s power to bring life out of death, hope out of despair. Many of us will spend this Easter celebrating with friends and family, making memories and enjoying good food together. But there’s a growing crowd of men, women and children who are left out… literally. Cold weather…

18 March 14th, 2017 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…

27 September 21st, 2016 0
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Experience a day in the life of Portland Rescue Mission

Take a tour of our facilities, all from the comfort of your own home! You may be surprised. Many people think we are a soup kitchen, but Portland Rescue Mission functions as a multi-facility program that serves men, women and children facing addiction, homelessness and hopelessness. Since 1949 Portland Rescue Mission has been giving hope…

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