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Mondays at the Mission

Mondays at the Mission: Ep 41 – Patrick Finds Hope

Patrick came to Portland Rescue Mission several weeks ago in need of help. He’d found himself homeless, living on the streets for almost 6 months after battling drugs and alcohol. He came to us looking for a bed and meal, but he found so much more in our Link program that helps homeless men get…

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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 40 – Meet Our Women’s Director

Shepherd’s Door is our women’s addiction recovery center that is home to over 40 women and 20 children. This yearlong residential program helps women discover the deep-seated roots that led to their addiction in the first place and heal from them through intensive classes, counseling, and spiritual understanding and growth. Women who have children also…

73 October 19th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 39 – Ashley Graduates

This past weekend, three women graduated from our residential addiction recovery program at Shepherd’s Door! Check in later this week for the full blog post, and in the meantime, make sure to watch Ashley’s short video here! Your support gives hope to more hurting, lost people — just like Ashley. Make a donation today to…

70 October 13th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 37 – Ted Prepares Meals For Homeless

Fall has arrived. As we enter our busiest time of the year, thousands of homeless men and women will be coming through our doors for a hot meal. We don’t receive any government funding, which means that each meal we serve is provided by generous donations from community members like you! When food donations come…

77 September 29th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 36 – Elizabeth Learns To Cope

Two years ago, Elizabeth’s husband passed away. Not equipped to deal with the grief, Elizabeth sank into a dangerous drug addiction. She wanted to improve her life, but didn’t know how. Never having done treatment before, Elizabeth came to our New Life Ministry recovery program several months ago and began to process her grief and…

74 September 22nd, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 35 – Meet Our Volunteers: Ray

Ray is just one of hundreds of volunteers who do everything from serving meals to helping men and women in our recovery programs to playing worship music and bringing hope to thousands of people each year. Ray volunteers each month at The Harbor, working alongside the men during their 12-month recovery process. “I’m sure you…

74 September 15th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 34 – Tiffany Helps Homeless Women

Tiffany came to Portland Rescue Mission just over a year ago: broken, addicted, homeless. With just a sliver of hope left, she entered our New Life Ministry addictions recovery program at Shepherd’s Door. Twelve months later, Tiffany’s life has been radically changed. “What a change between the person I was in my addiction to the…

70 September 7th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 33 – Drive Away Hunger!

Did you know that you can donate or buy a car from Portland Rescue Mission to help provide meals and recovery care for people in need? The next time you’re looking to get a new car, come donate your old one to the Mission, or just give us a call and we’ll come get it…

76 August 25th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 32 – Meet Derrick

Derrick is in our Link program. He came to the Mission from the streets: hurting, homeless, hungry, in search of a place that could help him get back on his feet. DID YOU KNOW? Portland Rescue Mission’s Link and Connect programs help homeless men and women get jobs and housing. They live at the Mission…

71 August 18th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 31 – Damian Graduates!

Five men graduated from our New Life Ministry recovery program yesterday! After 12+ months of addiction recovery, life skills training and spiritual transformation, the men are ready for the next phase of their lives. Several of the graduates are staying at the Mission for another year in our Service program, where they will work in…

74 August 11th, 2014 0
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