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Portland Rescue Mission throws a ‘Birthday Party for the Homeless,’ and it’s a blast

With Shari’s Pies aplenty, karaoke music blaring, friendly conversation bubbling and a whole lot of fun and camaraderie, Portland Rescue Mission threw a “Birthday Party for the Homeless” at our Burnside Shelter. And by all accounts, it was a resounding success. For far too many people in Portland and the surrounding areas, homelessness is a…

15 May 16th, 2016 0
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5 reasons why you should join Portland Rescue Mission for a PARTY!

We’re throwing a birthday party for our guests at the Burnside Shelter. And we need your help making this celebration extra special! Here’s 5 reasons why you should party with Portland Rescue Mission. 1. Everybody loves a birthday Many of the people who come to us haven’t celebrated a birthday in years. We take this…

14 April 1st, 2016 0
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Art at the Burnside Shelter inspires hope, encourages creativity and dreams

It’s noon on a Thursday at the Burnside Shelter. Thursdays are a good day. The Guest Care Center door is open and art and color and the sharing of life takes place. Step inside and you’ll meet Andrew and Erin. Both on staff at Portland Rescue Mission, the two wanted to create a place where…

15 February 12th, 2016 0
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‘Rucksgiving’ comes to Portland Rescue Mission, adds creative spin on giving

While many people spent their long Thanksgiving weekend after the annual holiday festivities on Thursday decorating for Christmas and shopping for gifts, a group of 20 people from FEAR Platoon and BEASTS Obstacle Course Racers made other plans. They spent Saturday celebrating the first ever “Rucksgiving” in the Portland area. Hiking through downtown Portland, each…

13 December 3rd, 2015 0
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‘Serving Hope’ brings joy and gratefulness for Harry’s Fresh Foods

Enjoying a meal down at the Burnside Shelter does wonders for people who are experiencing homelessness. In fact, for many people that are struggling, it’s that hot meal that is one of the only things that sustains them, giving them that one constant in a life filled with uncertainty. It also does something special for…

12 October 29th, 2015 0
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Mission Bar-B-Que a ‘natural fit’ for Home Builders Foundation event

What makes a gloriously sunny day with good conversation and Skeet Shooting at the Portland Gun Club even better? Mission Bar-B-Que for lunch. And for over 350 people at attending an event hosted by the Home Builder’s Foundation (the non-profit arm of the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland), that’s exactly what they were treated…

14 September 23rd, 2015 0
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Harry’s Fresh Food celebrates end of summer at Shepherd’s Door

Sometimes, partnerships are simply meant to be. And after Harry’s Fresh Foods connected with Portland Rescue Mission last year, it was it was evident to all it was the perfect match. “After we talked last year, Harry’s Fresh Foods fell in love with who we’re serving, what we’re doing to help the community and wanted…

14 September 3rd, 2015 0
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Bill Schonely invites you to Portland Rescue Mission benefit concert

Do you have plans for June 6 at 7:30 p.m.? Portland Rescue Mission, Lake Grove Presbyterian Church (LGPC) and Bill Schonely invite you to attend “Unfailing Grace.” As noted in the video above, the iconic “Mayor of Rip City” is a member of LGPC’s 90-voice Sanctuary Choir. On Saturday evening of June 6, the choir will host a benefit…

13 May 22nd, 2015 0
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New life, new journey for five women after Shepherd’s Door graduation

May at Portland Rescue Mission started out on a festive note with five women graduating from Shepherd’s Door: Taylor, Denise, Vivian, Kim and Jeanette. (Jeanette could not be at Jubilee). Joined by their mentors on stage and in front of a packed house on a warm Friday evening, all five shared stories of redemption, renewal…

10 May 19th, 2015 0
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Portland Rescue Mission celebrates annual Birthday Party for the Homeless

Regardless of what else might have been going on May 11 anywhere else in Portland, from 2 p.m. through dinner at the Burnside Shelter, it was a time of celebration and joy for everyone who visited the Guest Care Center. Portland Rescue Mission staff members, volunteers and guests all gathered together in one place to…

15 May 13th, 2015 0
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