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“Simplify Sale” To Benefit Homeless Men And Women

The Simplify Sale is a HUGE, FREE yard sale, outdoor concert, BBQ, and charity event. This year’s event features over 50 participant stations with tons of household goods for sale, live music, sizzling BBQ, and life-simplifying service providers. Saturday, September 18th13691 SW Morgan RoadSherwood, Oregon 97140 SCHEDULE 9 am to 2 pm – Simplify Sale yard sale + live…

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Safe Haven For Homeless Women

Last Saturday, August 14th, we hosted another of our Women’s Outreach events. Several times a year, we transform our Burnside Shelter into a women-only facility for a few hours.  Homeless women, whose lives are often filled with fear and abuse, are welcomed into a safe haven where they are fed and cared for. Thanks to…

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New Life Graduations

13 men and women celebrated milestones in their recovery in April 2010. New Life Graduations (Quicktime Version) New Life Graduations from pdxmission on Vimeo. Thanks to your support these courageous men and women have faced the root causes of their addiction and hopelessness. They’ve completed a 12-18 month intensive recovery including counseling, education, life skills…

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Small Makes A Big Difference

Allison Small presents Bill Miller,Director of Developmentwith a generous donation. Allison Small has achieved some big things. The Clackamas High School student went all out for her senior project by organizing a fund raising banquet and silent auction last month to help homeless men, women and children through Portland Rescue Mission. A culinary student since…

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May We Have a Mile of Your Time?

Portland resident Lynn McPherson is walking from Canada to Mexico to raise homelessness awareness. On Tuesday, May 11, she’ll pass through Portland. You’re invited to join the staff, volunteers and recovery residents of Portland Rescue Mission as we walk with Lynn during the Change for Life celebration event. Please join us for one or both…

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8 Women Start New Life!

Andrea, Mina, Terri, Debbie,Alla, Emily, Erinand Lynn (not pictured) Last Friday, April 30th, eight women celebrated their new lives as graduates of our New Life recovery program. During their stay at Shepherd’s Door, our recovery ministry for women and children, these courageous women faced the root causes of their addiction and homelessness. Thanks to your…

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5 Men Celebrate New Life!

Five men celebrated milestones in their recovery on Sunday, April 11th. Damien, James, Jeff, Angel and Jeff have spent the last 12-18 months in the hard work getting to the root cause behind their homelessness and addiction. Through counseling, spiritual renewal, and life skills training, they’re healing and making a new start in life. On…

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Listen to KFIS 104.1 FM – and Give Hope!

Help KFIS 104.1 FM “The Fish” and Portland Rescue Mission feed and care for hurting and homeless men, women and children right here in Portland. Tune in to our GIVE HOPE radiothon! THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 246:00 AM – 6:00 PM We’ll be “live tweeting” the event! Follow us on Twitter or visit our radiothon webpage where…

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A Cup of Cold Water

Scorching summer heat above 100 degrees this week puts homeless men, women and children at risk. Our Burnside Shelter is open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week from 1:00-5:00 PM with air conditioning, movies and free beverages. [ADDITIONAL NOTE: Due to continued hot weather, the Burnside cooling center will also be open on Thursday this…

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16 Men On Their Way To A New Life

This past Sunday, February 22nd marked important milestones for 16 of the men in our New Life recovery program. They have completed 12 to 18 months of intensive addiction recovery, counseling, spiritual renewal and education. Half of the men, including Randy, are ready for the final phase of our program where they’ll begin securing employment…

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