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New Furniture For Homeless Women’s Program

The Home Builders Foundation (HBF) and Key Home Furnishings recently donated over $6,000 of furniture for our upcoming women’s day room and program, called Connect. The furniture donation – which includes tables, chairs, rugs, decor, and plants – beautifully fills the new space from a large renovation project that turned the second floor of our…

16 January 7th, 2014 0
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Mondays at the Mission: Episode 1

Welcome to the first episode of Mondays at the Mission, our brand-new insider access to the stories, people and events happening right here at Portland Rescue Mission! To kick things off this week, we have a quick behind-the-scenes video with Gina, one of the three graduates from last Friday’s New Life Ministry graduation at Shepherd’s Door,…

18 January 6th, 2014 0
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Christmas at the Mission

Christmas 2013 was a very special time for the residents and guests that we serve. Thanks to your support, we were able to provide them with good food, a warm place to stay, and Christmas presents for many. At our Burnside Shelter, one very generous donor provided us with food to serve a special prime…

16 January 6th, 2014 0
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Last Chance to Give Hope in 2013!

  The New Year is almost here! With just a few hours remaining until 2014, time is running out this year – but it’s not too late to give. Your donation today will help us hit the ground running in 2014 as we anticipate a greater need than ever before. Plus, your generous donation today…

18 December 30th, 2013 0
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The Return of Christmas

Doug grew up as the youngest child in a large family. Christmas was magical for him as a boy. “My fondest childhood memories are of Christmas morning. We [kids] would stay up all night on Christmas Eve playing marathon Monopoly games in our room.” When Doug was six year old, his parents divorced and his…

15 December 24th, 2013 0
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Christmas Memories: Tiffany & Sarah

Christmas can be an especially hard time for many of our residents at The Harbor as well as Shepherd’s Door, our women’s addiction recovery ministry. Memories of sad, painful experiences are magnified during this season when our society celebrates a special time of joy, peace, and love. Growing up, Tiffany has fond memories of Christmas…

14 December 23rd, 2013 0
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Dwight’s Story of Hope

Dwight hated his life. He isolated himself from his family, embarrassed to tell them that he was often homeless. He always put on a smiling face for friends and family, but he was dying inside. He often considered suicide. Since coming to Portland Rescue Mission, Dwight has healed from the demons of his past and…

13 December 15th, 2013 0
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Thanksgiving around the Mission!

Thanksgiving was a busy and awesome time this year at the Mission! To start things off, we served Thanksgiving dinner on Wednesday evening to over 500 homeless guests! Huge thanks to Mosaic Church for helping us pull off this big event – they provided 70 volunteers to help serve dinner and interact with the guests…

18 December 12th, 2013 0
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Scott’s Story of Hope

When the economy took a dive, Scott lost his job. A lack of connections left him jobless and alone. Depressed, Scott began to drink in order to forget the despair that he was feeling. “I lived on the streets. It was pretty tough. Trying to sleep is the hardest – I didn’t want to fall…

18 December 8th, 2013 0
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Give $30, Get $30 – Stanford’s Stocking Stuffer!

Your generous donation to help hurting, homeless people will go twice as far during our Stanford’s Stocking Stuffer deal! It’s so simple: Donate $30 to help someone in need and receive a $30 Stanford’s Restaurant gift card, a perfect stocking stuffer for a friend or family member. It’s a no-brainer! IMPORTANT: In order to be…

14 December 2nd, 2013 0
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