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A Christmas Card to You

  “This Christmas is my first Christmas with my mom. We will enjoy fun activities with friends, go to church, listen to beautiful Christmas music, and get to have many amazing gifts filled with hope and love. Thank you for your kindness.”  James   This holiday season at Portland Rescue Mission, the men, and women…

222 December 16th, 2021
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Homelessness in the Classroom

“I didn’t have a lot of things the other kids had at school. For example, I came to school, and was given a journal, and I was ecstatic. I didn’t get those things…having nice new things wasn’t something I had before.” Caleb’s reality as a 5-year-old was living in unstable housing situations with his parents.…

160 September 16th, 2021
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Portland Rescue Mission’s Community House for Mothers is Open!

In partnership with Cedar Mill Bible Church Portland Rescue Mission’s Community House for mother and kids is open.

145 July 13th, 2019 0
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Amanda’s Story of Restoration

This month, five amazing women who had struggled with drugs, addiction and homelessness, have completed the New Life Program at our recovery center for women and children.

156 May 11th, 2019 0
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Shepherd’s Door Graduation: Becca

At Shepherd’s Door, women and children have a safe, secure space to recover from the pain of their past. The 12-month residential program offers addiction recovery, life skills training and spiritual growth as they develop an understanding of how to make a total life change, restoring relationships, and living in freedom! Every few months, we…

93 September 7th, 2018 0
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Shepherd’s Door Graduation: Michelle & Bernie

Shepherd’s Door, one of Portland Rescue Mission’s New Life Ministry facilities, provides a safe home for a community of single women and women with children as they participate in a 12-month recovery and restoration program. In this time, they learn relational, personal and vocational life skills while healing from past pain and struggle. Graduation from…

95 May 24th, 2018 0
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Students Serve at Shepherd’s Door

Instead of spending extra money on coffee, movies and clothes, a group of students faithfully gives each month to provide a meal for the women and children at Portland Rescue Mission’s Shepherd’s Door facility. They purchase the meal and show up each month to cook, serve and spend time building relationships. The monthly dinners at…

93 May 16th, 2018 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…

122 July 24th, 2017 0
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4 Steps to A Restored Life: The New Life Program

Most people know that Portland Rescue Mission gives hope to thousands of people in crisis by providing free hot meals, safe shelter, showers, clothing, mail service, 24/7 restrooms and chapel services. But that’s just the beginning! Hundreds of lives are transformed in our free residential New Life Ministries at The Harbor for men and at…

114 July 19th, 2017 0
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Three Reasons to Volunteer at Portland Rescue Mission: Intern Spotlight

Instead of a “summer break,” Sarah, a senior at Moody Bible College, invested her summer at Shepherd’s Door as a live-in intern.   Sarah is studying Women’s Ministry. Interning here is “giving me a taste of fulltime ministry,” she said.   “This gives me an opportunity to use what I’m gifted at and what I’ve…

111 July 10th, 2017 0
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