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‘Wow’ moments at Portland Rescue Mission (and current job openings)

When you work at an organization like Portland Rescue Mission, “wow” moments are regularly sprinkled throughout the work week. In a place where lives are being transformed regularly, our staff has the opportunity to hear those stories from guests as well as see those themselves. See some of the recent reports from staff below and…

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Heart of recovery process around every corner of The Harbor

Starting a new life requires a completely new way of thinking. Old patterns that were once a crutch have to be replaced with healthy habits. Led by Community Life Pastor and Worship Pastor Danny Kugelberg, the staff at the The Harbor put together the “beauty and inspiration team.” “Our desire is to create an environment that is…

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Bill thought he could beat drugs and alcohol himself, he needed The Harbor

Every single day we see hurting men and women come through our doors, and every single day our staff and volunteers make themselves available to help them in whatever way they can. In the last year, one of those many individuals you helped was Bill. (Watch Bill’s Story of Hope). For most of his life,…

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Shepherd’s Door women give back, serve faithfully at Burnside Shelter

Blessings come in all shapes and sizes, and while it’s one blessing to be able to help someone find hope by getting them off the street, it’s even more so when you start to see those same people giving back. At Shepherd’s Door, this is exactly what has been happening with some of the ladies who…

84 February 12th, 2015 0
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Christine Ourada loves ‘rubbing shoulders with Jesus’ as Shepherd’s Door Director

For many people, one of their greatest desires and yet biggest disappointments is a complete lack of meaningful work. Not so for Christine Ourada, Director of Women and Children’s Ministries for Portland Rescue Mission. Take a tour with her at Shepherd’s Door, listen to her talk at Jubilee (the women’s New Life Ministry graduation ceremony), or simply sit down and chat with…

76 February 12th, 2015 0
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Connect helps Robin get her faith back at our Burnside Shelter

Our Connect program for women at the Burnside Shelter hasn’t been around long (it started in 2014), but dozens of women’s lives have already been transformed. The Oregonian’s seven-week series on “Our Homeless Crisis” in Portland includes the life of Robin, one of our first residents to be a part of Connect. In the story, Robin…

89 February 5th, 2015 0
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Portland Rescue Mission, The Oregonian discuss ‘homeless crisis’

In case you missed it, our Public Relations Specialist Alexa Mason recently sat down with The Oregonian’s Anna Griffin to talk about Portland’s homeless crisis, an eight-week series the newspaper is working on. During Wednesday’s live chat, Mason spent some time answering reader’s questions about how we can help homeless men and women, and what…

84 January 31st, 2015 0
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Five women transformed forever at Shepherd’s Door, celebrate Jubilee

Celebration. Excitement. Anticipation. Transformation. These are all words and feelings that came emanating out of the Jubilee celebration at Shepherd’s Door. Five women had not only finished the 12-month New Life Ministry, they were radically changed as a result. In front of a room overflowing with family and friends, these five women were able to…

83 January 28th, 2015 0
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Echoes of hope at Link, The Harbor

God is constantly moving at Portland Rescue Mission. Over the span of 2014, and because of your generous prayers and support for what we do, we had our most successful year on record. We served 331,346 hot meals and provided 83,197 safe nights of shelter. We also had the honor and privilege of seeing many,…

85 January 24th, 2015 0
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Do something meaningful, work for Portland Rescue Mission

Are you looking for a new opportunity to do something that truly matters? Do you desire to play a vital role in helping end homelessness, hunger and addiction right here in the Portland community? If so, Portland Rescue Mission is actively hiring and looking for numerous positions to be filled throughout the organization. We have…

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