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Mondays at the Mission

Mondays at the Mission: Ep 11 – Community Center

Our community center is a relationally-focused, activity-driven haven for our homeless guests to get off the street and spend time in each day. In the fall of 2013, we transformed the chapel in our Burnside Shelter into our daytime community center – loaded with activities and space for homeless men and women to engage in…

18 March 17th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 10 – Connect Opens TODAY!

Connect opens today! For the first time in 65 years, we’re able to offer a program to help homeless women transition from life on the streets into independent housing and employment. Watch Connect program manager Judy Turley explain the program below!  Connect Program: Program has space for up to 16 women at one time 24…

12 March 10th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 9 – Connect Opens Next Week!

We’re now less than one week away from launching Connect, a brand new program to help homeless women get off the streets of Portland and into housing and jobs. Watch Executive Director Eric Bauer explain the program below!  Facts About Homeless Women: The fastest growing demographic of homelessness? Women and children. Services for homeless women…

13 March 3rd, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 8 – Three Men Graduate!

This past weekend, three men reached major milestones in their journeys of recovery at The Harbor, our men’s addiction recovery facility. Less than 2 years ago, Dwight, Jeremy, and Ryan each struggled with addictions and broken relationships. Since coming here to Portland Rescue Mission, the men have discovered and overcome the root causes of their…

18 February 24th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 7 – Donate/Purchase a Vehicle!

Did you know that you can donate a vehicle to Portland Rescue Mission? It’s another great way that you can help hurting, homeless people get the help they need to get off the streets and into healthy, new lives! “Donating our car was so easy and convenient. Everything was handled very professionally and it felt…

19 February 18th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 6 – Village Baptist Church

We’re talking with Jonathan from Village Baptist Church in Beaverton here in the 6th episode of “Mondays at the Mission.” Members from Village Baptist have been volunteering here at the Mission for 7 years, doing everything from serving dinner to putting on church services. Thank you for your continued support, Village Baptist! Watch the video…

12 February 10th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 5 – Cecilia Gives Back

The fifth episode of “Mondays at the Mission” features Cecilia, a former resident of Shepherd’s Door that now comes back once a week to cook lunch for the staff and residents! Last week she made amazing enchiladas! Watch the video here. If you are interested in volunteering to serve homeless women, don’t hesitate – check out…

15 February 2nd, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 4 – More Than A Soup Kitchen

The 4th edition of “Mondays at the Mission” brings you Dave Whiting, the Operations Manager at our Burnside Shelter downtown. Watch Dave as he talks about just a few of the services we offer downtown and invites anyone to come take a tour of our facility to see exactly how we serve Portland’s most vulnerable…

16 January 27th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 3 – Upcoming Women’s Connect Program!

In the third episode of our new series, “Mondays at the Mission,” Executive Director Eric Bauer talks about (and shows!) the upcoming program for homeless women, called “Connect,” downtown at our Burnside Shelter. Watch the video here. If you are interested in volunteering to serve homeless women, don’t hesitate – check out our volunteer page at…

17 January 20th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 2 – Students Volunteer!

In the second episode of our brand-new series, “Mondays at the Mission,” Corbin Gronvold from George Fox University talks about how he and a group of fellow students are volunteering downtown at our Burnside Shelter. Watch the video here. Like Corbin says, if you are interested in volunteering, don’t hesitate – check out our volunteer…

19 January 13th, 2014 0
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