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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…

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JoAnn’s Story of Hope

Life was rough for JoAnn growing up. Both parents were addicts, and her father had extreme anger issues – JoAnn has vivid memories of him yelling and breaking things in their house. Surrounded by bad influences (JoAnn had her first alcoholic drink when she was just four years old), the turmoil and fear seemed like…

64 November 24th, 2013 0
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Hunter’s Story of Hope

As a little boy, Hunter loved camping with his family. Those memories were always his favorites. One day, Hunter’s parents divorced and right before his dad left, he promised Hunter that he’d take him camping again. Hunter waited years for that call. One day the phone call finally came. But it wasn’t the call he…

64 November 19th, 2013 0
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Give Hope – Win an iPad!

        As the holidays approach, decorations are set out and festive plans are made. Families are drawn together and lasting memories are formed. However, many people in our city won’t have a joyful holiday season this year. They don’t get to be with their families on Thanksgiving, and they won’t receive any…

61 November 7th, 2013 0
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Mikole’s Story of Hope

When Mikole was just 14, she was thrust into survival mode. Her mother, struggling with addiction after a bad divorce, often left her and her little sister home alone for days. The abandonment led Mikole to leave home and dive headlong into her own addictions. “I drank, smoked pot, did ecstasy and coke. I was…

58 September 20th, 2013 0
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Holiday Volunteering

We have a lot of needs this holiday season, and we’re so thankful that you’re interested in helping us love and take care of the homeless men, women, and children in our city! Although our one-time and short-term volunteer needs are already taken care of, there are many other ways that you can help homeless…

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Listen to Randy’s Story

Randy was one of five men who graduated from our New Life Ministry last week. During the ceremony, each of the five graduates took the stage to share their stories. Listen to Randy’s powerful story here:

61 September 6th, 2013 0
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Giving Back to the City

In an effort to revitalize Portland’s Old Town Chinatown, the neighborhood’s community association called for volunteers to help landscape over a hundred tree wells and flowerbeds between Burnside and Glisan Street. “We’re trying to turn this neighborhood into something that everyone who lives here will enjoy, as well as people who come [to visit],” Association…

61 August 28th, 2013 0
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Women Find Rest and Healing at Shepherd’s Door

A recent article by the Gresham Outlook tells the stories of how two women hit rock bottom in their addiction and shame – and how they were saved by God’s grace through the ministry at Shepherd’s Door. From the article: “Women find shelter, tools to rebuild their broken lives” Kyra lost touch with everyone in…

73 August 22nd, 2013 4
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Trail Blazers and Airefco Help End Homelessness

Thanks to the generosity of the Portland Trail Blazers, Airefco, Inc and local Bryant Heating & Cooling Dealers, hurting women and children have hope! For the fourth time in four years, J.K. Hussa, president of Airefco, presented Portland Rescue Mission with a check for $2,500 at half-time of the Portland Trail Blazers game on April 5th. This generous donation…

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