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How Will You Spend World Homeless Action Day?

October 10th marks the 6th annual World Homeless Action Day. Since it’s founding in 2010, this day has been observed in several dozen countries with the goal to raise awareness about homelessness as well as celebrate and support local efforts to care for men, women and children experiencing homelessness. At Portland Rescue Mission, we are…

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Buy a Grill, Give Winter Warmth

      Wood Pellet Products is donating a blanket to Portland Rescue Mission for every Timber Heater sold. In their “Warmed Hearts” initiative, the warmth is multiplied with the sale of each heater. Not only are you getting an incredible product, but your purchase provides a blanket for someone facing homelessness this winter. “This…

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Real estate with real heart: Sylvia Groce partners with Portland Rescue Mission

The biggest joys in life can come in the most unexpected ways, and for Sylvia Groce, that came in the form of a Triumph TR6 she bought from Drive Away Hunger. “We were surprised that this car lot even existed, and we were so happy to find out that the cars donated go to raise…

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Shari’s Cafe and Pies brings dessert by the van-load to Birthday Party for the Homeless

A birthday party is never complete without dessert. And as part of Portland Rescue Mission’s 8th annual Birthday Party for the Homeless, that dessert came in the form of a van-load of cream pies from Shari’s Cafe and Pies. But the generosity didn’t end with dessert. Marketing Manager Carrie Henderson decided she didn’t want to…

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5 reasons why you should join Portland Rescue Mission for a PARTY!

We’re throwing a birthday party for our guests at the Burnside Shelter. And we need your help making this celebration extra special! Here’s 5 reasons why you should party with Portland Rescue Mission. 1. Everybody loves a birthday Many of the people who come to us haven’t celebrated a birthday in years. We take this…

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Transform lives at Portland Rescue Mission, one month at a time

One day at a time. One week at a time. One month at a time. One life at a time. Thanks to the consistency of friends like you, that’s how the lives of  men, women and children suffering from homelessness and addiction are being transformed at Portland Rescue Mission. Since we don’t receive government funds, it is only because…

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Dress for Success blesses Connect women for Christmas, and you can too

For the men and women in our Connect program, one of their primary goals is to transition off the streets and into housing and permanent employment. Connect is a three-to-four month program that provides the stability needed for men and women to re-focus, catch their breath, and pursue their goals. While they are with us,…

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Students at ACCESS Academy inspire school to build care kits

“Why don’t we just feed them?” “Can we help them get a home?” “Why didn’t you stop and help them?” These are just some of the compassionate, yet very important questions a couple of us on staff here at Portland Rescue Mission have heard our kids say before. They are also questions that some of…

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Tim Lang says yes to ‘strange adventures’ at Portland Rescue Mission

Tim Lang made a decision: No matter what Portland Rescue Mission asked him, his answer would be yes. “I told God I’m here, this is where you want me to be and so obviously, anything the Mission wants from me is what you want from me, and I’m going to say yes,” he explained. “It’s…

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After a successful Thanksgiving, eyes turn to Project Christmas Care

Gratefulness and giving go hand in hand, and as we move past Thanksgiving into the Christmas season, it’s more evident than ever. Thanks to your generosity, Thanksgiving was a resounding success at Portland Rescue Mission. Between our annual Thanksgiving dinner at the Burnside Shelter on Wednesday night and Thanksgiving Day, in particular, we were able to…

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