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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…

74 October 12th, 2017 0
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Shelter, Meals or Recovery Care: Your Choice Changes Lives!

How do people end up homeless? Few of the people who come to Portland Rescue Mission for help ever expected to end up homeless. Certainly, none of them wanted the fear, hunger, cold, rejection, loneliness and regret they felt. Sometimes people’s own choices drag them down into homelessness. Some chose drugs and alcohol as an…

65 October 10th, 2017 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…

97 October 5th, 2017 0
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Help Stock Our Pantry — Thanksgiving is Coming Soon!

[column] Can you imagine 700 people coming to your place for Thanksgiving? We can! Thanksgiving is still weeks away, but with hundreds of hungry people coming to the Mission for a great meal — well, we need to start now to make sure there’s plenty of food! We also need your generosity to make sure…

76 September 27th, 2017 0
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Stories of Hope from The Harbor

We can’t thank you enough for the impact you’ve made in the lives of men, women and children. Your prayers, support and time invested at Portland Rescue Mission have touched and transformed hearts at each of our locations. The men at The Harbor recently shared about what God has done in their lives. We wanted…

111 September 1st, 2017 0
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Start Your Career Here! Job Openings at Portland Rescue Mission

  You’ve got a heart for Jesus, A mind for ministry, A passion for the city of Portland, And you don’t mind staying up late… You may be the perfect fit for a position at Portland Rescue Mission. We have immediate openings on our overnight staff. This is a unique opportunity to minister to our…

102 August 25th, 2017 0
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Couple Serves on Their Wedding Weekend

Not many couples spend their rehearsal dinner serving at a rescue mission. Meet Elizabeth and Adam, who did just that. “Our marriage is not just about us, our marriage is about learning to serve together and doing things that are beyond us,” said Elizabeth. So the night before Elizabeth and Adam got married, they served…

127 August 21st, 2017 1
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Ceaseless Prayer in Action

Daily, our staff serve and invest in the lives of our guests at the Burnside Shelter. It’s amazing when our guests also express care for us. Zack, one of our faithful night team staff members, can attest to this. He had just arrived at the Burnside shelter for his shift, when Rowen, * a participant…

126 August 16th, 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…

97 August 15th, 2017 0
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7 Ways To Help Homeless People Beat The Heat

  A scorching heat wave continues across the Portland area. With temperatures well above 90 degrees, people living on the street, in garages or cars risk real danger. Dehydration, heat stroke, hunger, sickness and violence are a constant threat. You can help! Here’s 7 suggestions to reach out with love…   1. Refer people to our…

100 August 8th, 2017 0
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