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When the Art Bus Came To Town

Take a few artsy college students, stick them on an old school bus, send them around the country to share with homeless people.  That’s the Art Bus! Thanks to the Art Bus folks, around 40 of our men and women in recovery enjoyed a week of art exploration.  Each day, the groups experimented with making…

65 August 3rd, 2010 0
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New Life Graduations

13 men and women celebrated milestones in their recovery in April 2010. New Life Graduations (Quicktime Version) New Life Graduations from pdxmission on Vimeo. Thanks to your support these courageous men and women have faced the root causes of their addiction and hopelessness. They’ve completed a 12-18 month intensive recovery including counseling, education, life skills…

74 May 10th, 2010 0
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Small Makes A Big Difference

Allison Small presents Bill Miller,Director of Developmentwith a generous donation. Allison Small has achieved some big things. The Clackamas High School student went all out for her senior project by organizing a fund raising banquet and silent auction last month to help homeless men, women and children through Portland Rescue Mission. A culinary student since…

70 May 6th, 2010 0
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May We Have a Mile of Your Time?

Portland resident Lynn McPherson is walking from Canada to Mexico to raise homelessness awareness. On Tuesday, May 11, she’ll pass through Portland. You’re invited to join the staff, volunteers and recovery residents of Portland Rescue Mission as we walk with Lynn during the Change for Life celebration event. Please join us for one or both…

77 May 4th, 2010 0
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8 Women Start New Life!

Andrea, Mina, Terri, Debbie,Alla, Emily, Erinand Lynn (not pictured) Last Friday, April 30th, eight women celebrated their new lives as graduates of our New Life recovery program. During their stay at Shepherd’s Door, our recovery ministry for women and children, these courageous women faced the root causes of their addiction and homelessness. Thanks to your…

73 May 3rd, 2010 0
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Portland’s Largest Garage Sale

Buy hidden treasures at “Portland’s Largest Garage Sale”– and help Portland Rescue Mission, too! What:— Portland’s Largest Garage Sale— 500 vendors under one roof— Over 5000 shoppers When: — Saturday, April 17th— 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM— 7:00 AM Early Bird Tickets available Where: — Portland EXPO Center— 2060 N. Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97217…

69 April 14th, 2010 0
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5 Men Celebrate New Life!

Five men celebrated milestones in their recovery on Sunday, April 11th. Damien, James, Jeff, Angel and Jeff have spent the last 12-18 months in the hard work getting to the root cause behind their homelessness and addiction. Through counseling, spiritual renewal, and life skills training, they’re healing and making a new start in life. On…

73 April 13th, 2010 0
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Employment Opportunities at Portland Rescue Mission

Looking for a job? Join our team of passionate staff as we work to provide emergency care and long-term recovery for homeless men, women and children in the Portland, Oregon area. We’re currently hiring for the following positions. (See full descriptions here.) Chief Operating Officer Facilities Supervisor Men’s Life Change Program Manager Men’s Ministry Part-Time…

63 April 12th, 2010 0
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Hope Is Here – Annual Report

Your Dollar Goes So Much Further New Annual Report Reveals Greater Effectiveness Our latest Annual Report shows dramatic improvement in efficiency over the last three years. Since 1949, Portland Rescue Mission has been feeding and caring for hurting, hungry people. In recent decades, we’ve expanded our ministry to help men, women and children through addiction…

65 March 9th, 2010 0
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Reaching Out To Homeless Women

Life for any homeless person is difficult.  But much more so for homeless women — a majority of whom experience dangers of violence and rape while on the streets. Last Saturday, Portland Rescue Mission provided a safe haven for around 75 of these hurting women at our Burnside Shelter.  Volunteers from the Community of Adsideo…

60 February 4th, 2010 2
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