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Happy Easter and Spring Blessings!

For over 75 years, Portland Rescue Mission has been a beacon of love and grace, providing compassionate care for our neighbors facing hunger, homelessness, and addiction. We remain just as committed today as we were 75 years ago. As we spring forward, I cordially invite you to watch an Easter Blessing highlighting our heartfelt gratitude…

44 March 31st, 2024
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What Does Good Friday Mean to Portland Rescue Mission?

Join us this Good Friday for a special message of hope and renewal! I invite you to watch a heartfelt video illustrating the power of redemption and love we witness daily at the Mission. Tune in and be inspired as we embrace the message of hope this Good Friday. Good Friday blessings, Eric Bauer Executive…

47 March 29th, 2024
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Holiday Volunteering at Portland Rescue Mission in 2017

We know Last week was Halloween and the leaves are as beautiful as ever but, believe it or not, Christmas is 7 weeks away! The holidays are some of the busiest and most joyful times here at Portland Rescue Mission. Did you know that 54% of our annual support comes in at this time? Donations…

107 November 7th, 2017 0
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Running Toward Recovery

Running is hard. Addiction recovery is even harder.     For some of the men and women in Portland Rescue Mission’s addiction recovery programs, the challenge of running and addiction recovery go hand-in-hand. Three mornings a week, weary-eyed residents at The Harbor (for men) and Shepherd’s Door (for women) lace up their running shoes in…

78 October 12th, 2017 0
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Telethon and Radiothon Volunteers Needed

Volunteer to answer phones or handle data entry for any (or all!) of our telethon / radiothon events to provide meals and shelter for people in crisis. Each shift needs around 20 people. Sign up as a team with your business, church or organization! KPTV FOX 12 Telethon Thursday, November 2, 2017 KFIS 104.1 FM “The Fish”…

84 September 12th, 2017 0
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Students Play Basketball –Raise 3K for Men and Women In Need

  A crowd of over one thousand people gathered at the school assembly, but the principal called on twenty middle school students to stand. These students­––members of a basketball club started by Beaverton Foursquare for Somali refugees––raised funds to help men and women facing homelessness. “The kids had no idea how much money they had…

100 August 15th, 2017 0
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GRADUATION DAY AT THE HARBOR

This week we are celebrating four men from The Harbor and their completion of the New Life Recovery Program! These men have completed at least a year with us––growing in healthy community, new habits, Christ-like character and life skills.   A couple of them shared about their journey thus far.          …

125 August 4th, 2017 0
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Pulled Pork Nachos This Summer on The Mission Bar-B-Que Truck!

Summer is in full swing and Mission Bar-B-Que is bustling around the city, catering for businesses and celebrations, and we are ready to cater your next event!     Give Dave at Mission Bar-B-Que a call and he’ll deliver a meal that will “wow” your crowd. Not to mention, every dollar goes right back to…

109 July 17th, 2017 0
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Freedom From Fear: Marianne’s Jubilee Story

For Marianne, the nighttime was especially difficult.   “I felt lost, confused. I didn’t have much energy or desire to try to stop using drugs. I was in an unhealthy relationship. I was distant from my family. I didn’t have any hope. I didn’t really see myself being able to be a normal person.”  …

87 July 5th, 2017 0
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Made Whole – Maureen’s Jubilee Story

  Maureen felt lost in her addiction. “I had legal issues, lost my job, had no way to support myself, and was nearly homeless,” she remembers.   “I got involved in bad relationships that were abusive physically, emotionally, mentally, financially, and spiritually. I was looking for love in all the wrong places.”   Then she…

91 June 30th, 2017 0
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