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Shining a Light on Women in Homelessness

With tears in her eyes and a lump in her throat, Michelle explained to us what a typical night of homelessness looks likes for a woman. “A woman clutches her backpack to her chest and stands under a streetlight” She is terrified of the dangers that come with darkness, keenly aware of her vulnerability as…

16 August 11th, 2021
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Out of Isolation

At first being homeless didn’t really bother me, I had friends and a lot of places to go.But when I became addicted to drugs, was on the street in a new town . . . I was so scared and alone. . . on the street, you can’t trust anyone. Christina, a graduate of Shepherd’s…

15 July 28th, 2021
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Finding Community & Leaving Homelessness Behind

The Isolation of Homelessness Death and Looking for New Life Leaving Homelessness Behind Stronger Together

54 January 18th, 2020 0
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Collaborative Ministry to Serve the Homeless

Collaborative ministry is part of how Portland Rescue Mission serves the homeless in Portland, Oregon.

46 November 15th, 2019 0
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How Your Donated Car Changes Lives

Portland Rescue Mission’s Drive Away Hunger takes donated cars to give hope to those experiencing homelessness. Both vehicle donors and buyers get maximum benefits.

42 June 6th, 2019 0
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Shepherd’s Door Graduation: Colleen, Julie, Jenn & Izzy

As part of our New Life Ministries, Shepherd’s Door provides a safe space for up to 40 women, and 25 children, while they pursue recovery from addictions, develop life skills and restore healthy relationships. After the women complete the 12-month residential treatment program, we gather together as a community to celebrate their accomplishment. Last month,…

11 April 3rd, 2018 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…

13 August 25th, 2017 0
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GRADUATION DAY AT THE HARBOR

This week we are celebrating four men from The Harbor and their completion of the New Life Recovery Program! These men have completed at least a year with us––growing in healthy community, new habits, Christ-like character and life skills.   A couple of them shared about their journey thus far.          …

35 August 4th, 2017 0
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New Life Recovery in the Great Outdoors

  Summer is a perfect time to take advantage of the great outdoors. Living in the Northwest makes a trip to the beach or even to Mount Hood a doable excursion.   Here at Portland Rescue Mission, we are maximizing the sunny days by getting outside, “being in relationship with one another, enjoying God’s beautiful…

29 July 24th, 2017 0
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