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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 33 – Drive Away Hunger!

Did you know that you can donate or buy a car from Portland Rescue Mission to help provide meals and recovery care for people in need? The next time you’re looking to get a new car, come donate your old one to the Mission, or just give us a call and we’ll come get it…

16 August 25th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 30 – Part 7: Help A Hurting Person

It happens almost every day. You pull up to a red light and look out your window, and there’s the person, standing on the street corner begging you to help them. We all want to help, but what should we do? Should you give money, food, or a water bottle? Or should you do nothing at…

15 August 4th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 29 – Part 6: Help A Hurting Person

Have you been keeping up with our “How to Help a Hurting Person” video series this summer? We’re shedding light on how anyone can help out a person in need. It’s our goal that after you’ve watched the series, you’ll feel equipped and confident to lend a hand to someone you see holding a sign…

19 July 27th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 28 – Part 5: Help A Hurting Person

Summer keeps rolling along – and so does our “How To Help A Hurting Person” video series! This series teaches what you can do to help a person holding a sign asking for help on the side of the road, outside a grocery store, or anywhere else you may see him or her! SEE ALSO:…

15 July 21st, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 27 – Part 4: Help A Hurting Person

What are you supposed to do when you see someone on the street corner asking for help? Give them money? Ignore them? Tell them to get a job? Our summer video series, “How To Help A Hurting Person,” teaches you how to make a difference for someone in need!  SEE ALSO: “Can I Buy Your…

18 July 14th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 26 – Part 3: Help A Hurting Person

Watch the newest episode of “How To Help A Hurting Person” to get another tip on what you can do when you see someone holding a sign asking for help. If you haven’t seen Part One or Part Two, check them out as well! Check out this week’s tip here!     

14 July 7th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 25 – Part 2: Help A Hurting Person

We’re continuing our series this week on how you can help a hurting person in need!  Last week’s video talked about being prepared. Don’t be surprised when someone approaches you and asks for help. Prepare yourself so that you know what to do when the situation arises. Check out this week’s tip here!     

14 June 30th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 24 – Part 1: Help A Hurting Person

We’ve all been there before. You pull up to a red light and ease to a stop. You look out the window and there is a person holding a cardboard sign asking for help. It happens all the time in a variety of places: freeway ramps, outside grocery stores, sometimes just on the sidewalk as you…

19 June 23rd, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Ep 19 – Life Skills Training

When a man or woman enters our New Life Ministry addiction recovery program, the goal is for them to walk out of our doors about a year later as a wholly transformed person – mentally, physically, relationally and spiritually. We also strive to give each person the tools they’ll need to be successful in whatever…

12 May 12th, 2014 0
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An Easter Surprise

A guest post by Judy Turley, Connect program manager Six weeks ago we opened the new Connect program to help women transition from homelessness to housing and employment. The facility holds 16 women and we currently serve 12. In just the first couple months of operation, we’ve seen a mix of women with the most…

13 April 24th, 2014 3
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