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Mondays at the Mission

Mondays at the Mission: Ep 21 – Meet Robert

Robert is in our Link program, a 3-4 month transitional program that helps men get back on their feet to transition out of homelessness and into a job and housing.  The Mission provides the men a bed, three meals a day, advocacy support, and other important tools to help them become independent. In return, the…

5 June 2nd, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 20 – Overwhelming Encouragement

You may have seen this story we launched earlier this spring featuring Doug, a man going through our New Life Ministry addiction recovery program.  WATCH: Doug’s Story of Hope video Since his story and video were released about 2 months ago, Doug has received overwhelming feedback and encouragement from friends and family. “They say I’ve…

5 May 19th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 19 – Life Skills Training

When a man or woman enters our New Life Ministry addiction recovery program, the goal is for them to walk out of our doors about a year later as a wholly transformed person – mentally, physically, relationally and spiritually. We also strive to give each person the tools they’ll need to be successful in whatever…

4 May 12th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 18 – Volunteers From New Seasons

A team from New Seasons Market volunteered last Thursday, cleaning the gardens and planting seeds at Shepherd’s Door, our women’s and children’s ministry. The team consisted of twenty department and store managers from the Seven Corners location.  “We are working with our Lend a Hand program in which every New Seasons staff member gets 8…

7 May 5th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 17 – Up And Running Again

This week’s edition of Mondays at the Mission features Justin from Up And Running Again, an organization that helps rescue missions all over the country create a program for their addiction recovery residents to run a half marathon. Their philosophy is that if a person can train to run a half marathon, then there should…

4 April 28th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 16 – Cheryl Gets Her GED!

Cheryl came to Shepherd’s Door, our addiction recovery facility for women, about six months ago. She was hurting and broken, but since being in our New Life Ministry program, she’s made great strides toward recovery, and she just recently received her GED! Check out her video below! Watch Cheryl’s video

4 April 21st, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 15 – Meet Our Volunteers: Betty

Betty has been faithfully volunteering at Shepherd’s Door, our addiction recovery facility for women and their kids, for almost 5 years!  ALSO READ: Team from New Seasons Volunteers at Shepherd’s Door  Watch Betty’s video If you’d like to volunteer, please click here.  Not available to volunteer? Support the Mission by giving today.

5 April 15th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 14 – Family Life Ministry

The Family Life Ministry here at Portland Rescue Mission seeks to bring mothers and their children into a healthy, nurturing, self-sustaining relationship. Women learn to be good, healthy moms while their kids learn foundational life skills. READ MORE: Family Life Ministry Susanna Heger is the program’s manager – watch her video below to learn more…

5 April 7th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 13 – Amy Helps Homeless Women

Not long ago, Amy was hopeless, trapped in a drug addiction and spiraling downward. She’d lost her job and her relationships were falling apart. When she woke up in a hospital bed after overdosing on heroin, she knew her life needed to change. Watch Amy’s Story of Hope video here Amy found her way to…

6 March 31st, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 12 – Make a Life-Changing Donation

Living life on the streets of Portland is tough. For thousands of men and women over the past 65 years, Portland Rescue Mission has stood as a symbol of hope in the city. And what fuels that hope? Support from this community. From generous friends like you. Thanks to your donations of food, time, prayers, clothing,…

4 March 24th, 2014 0
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