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Portland Rescue Mission Personal Perspective: Sandy Pannell

  My name is Sandy Pannell. I have been serving at Shepherds Door with women from my church, First Orthodox Presbyterian Church, since 2011.

7 May 15th, 2022
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All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Anne, A Faithful Volunteer

Anne, Portland Rescue Mission volunteer, tells her story of losing life and gaining it back by volunteering.

33 July 27th, 2019 0
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Beating the Heat on the Street

Have you ever thought about how you cool down in the summer when the temperatures heat up?  When we get hot our bodies have a harder time cooling off. The longer we spend outside in the sun the more challenging it becomes for our bodies to regulate our internal temperature. And when the days and…

33 June 12th, 2019 0
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How Your Donated Car Changes Lives

Portland Rescue Mission’s Drive Away Hunger takes donated cars to give hope to those experiencing homelessness. Both vehicle donors and buyers get maximum benefits.

55 June 6th, 2019 0
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Portland Pedal Power Partners with Mission Bar-B-Que to Fight Hunger

Portland Pedal Power is partnering with Portland Rescue Mission’s social enterprise Mission Bar-B-Que to fight hunger while delivering delicious food to downtown Portland

50 May 22nd, 2019 0
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Andrew Hall, Safety/ Health/ Wellness Advocate

Andrew Hall, our Assistant Director at the Burnside Shelter here at Portland Rescue Mission, has won an award, honoring him for making safety a priority in the workplace.

56 April 25th, 2019 1
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The Harbor Graduates

March 22 was an extremely important day for four of our fellow residents here at The Harbor, Portland Rescue Mission’s long-term recovery program. After a year-long program of discovery, healing and support, graduation day had finally come. For John, Jason, Mike and Bart, March 22 signified a new beginning. It was four men stepping away…

37 April 3rd, 2019 0
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March Glimmers

God is doing amazing things in the lives of the residents here at Portland Rescue Mission! At The Harbor, our community of men overcoming homelessness and addiction, so many are seeing God’s work first-hand. Here are some ways the men have recognized God’s love in their lives. “I told God that if he would take…

45 March 28th, 2019 0
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Run for Recovery

Today is an incredibly important day for many of the residents here at Portland Rescue Mission. It marks the end of early morning training sessions, of getting out of a warm bed to step into the chill of the morning to do something so incredibly against everything they ever thought they could do. March 17th…

42 March 16th, 2019 0
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