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Mother’s Day at Shepherd’s Door

This Mother’s Day, Shepherd’s Door women and children are celebrating! Michelle Corbin, our Family Life Manager, shares with us some ways that Portland Rescue Mission supports the women to become better mom’s.   Mom’s are reunified with their kids. Every year about 10 families are reunified at Shepherd’s Door. Mom’s go through a parenting class…

170 May 14th, 2023
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Glimmer Report

You may be asking yourself, what is a Glimmer? A Glimmer is a way that God demonstrates His love toward us, in small or special ways. God may use you to encourage someone or He may send someone along to encourage you. Over this last year, we have seen beacons of light and moments of…

178 March 31st, 2023
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Portland Rescue Mission Personal Perspective: Jamie Bradshaw

Volunteers play an invaluable role in the ministry of Portland Rescue Mission. In 2022 alone, 877 volunteers served a grand total of 15,397 hours. Each hour was filled with the kind of relational care that brings hope to men, women, and children who struggle with hunger and homelessness. The gifts of time, talent, and heart…

238 March 24th, 2023
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At The Intersection of Mental Illness and Homelessness

What causes homelessness? Is it mental illness or drug abuse or early childhood trauma? The answer is yes, yes, and yes. And everything all at once. As Audrey, one of our Shepherd’s Door participants will tell you: “When you don’t feel hopeful and you don’t feel safe, those become reasons to use.” According to the…

246 June 15th, 2022
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Portland Rescue Mission Personal Perspective: Sandy Pannell

  My name is Sandy Pannell. I have been serving at Shepherds Door with women from my church, First Orthodox Presbyterian Church, since 2011.

198 May 15th, 2022
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Portland Rescue Mission is Open for Business

Portland Rescue Mission opens their Burnside Shelter dining room doors to the public for the first time in over two years.

206 April 29th, 2022
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Fred Meyer: Working Together Makes a Difference

“I want to do something to help, but I just have no idea what to do!”

218 April 25th, 2022
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Portland Rescue Mission Personal Perspective: Eva Calcagno

My name is Eva Calcagno and I’ve been volunteering to plan, cook, and serve dinners at Shepherd’s Door for four years. I work with a team of people from St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Southwest Portland. We started serving at the Burnside Mission once a month and then added Shepherd’s Door. We cooked 6 times…

209 April 19th, 2022
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I Am Known by Name

Mary’s Sorrow Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. They asked her, “Woman, why are you crying?” “They have taken my Lord…

200 April 15th, 2022
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My Portland Rescue Mission Work Story

by Leah Hay, Grant Writer, and Business Partnership Specialist:

202 January 26th, 2022
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