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Shepherd’s Door Graduation: Catina & Tami

Every few months, we take the time to recognize our graduates from our long-term 12-month New Life Recovery Programs at Shepherd’s Door, for women and children, or The Harbor, for men. This is always a time of celebration as we commemorate their achievements and acknowledge the work they have put in to get to where they are…

6 July 5th, 2018 0
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Nourishing Souls – The Oregon Community Foundation

Last year Portland Rescue Mission served over 330,000 meals to people facing hunger and homelessness. For many, the Burnside Shelter kitchen is not just the source of their next meal. It’s a source of hope for their future. A meal served with a smile restores dignity to hurting individuals, and is often an entry point into programs…

8 June 26th, 2018 0
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Songs of Joy & Peace

This Saturday, June 9th, come hear music by Handel and Haydn at Lake Grove Presbyterian Church! The free concert starts at 7:00P.M. and will feature Lake Grove’s 100-voice Sanctuary Choir, a 15-piece orchestra made up of members from the Oregon Symphony, Jeff Wood on the organ and four renown soloists. Lake Grove will generously donate…

6 June 5th, 2018 0
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10th Annual Birthday Party!

Every year in May, Portland Rescue Mission throws a birthday party for our guests at the Burnside Shelter. This year marked the 10th annual Birthday Bash! The community came together to contribute to the party, sending in handmade birthday cards from local schools and churches. Shari’s provided pies for the celebration, Groundwork Coffee Co. supplied…

6 May 11th, 2018 0
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The Community Program

Last week we dedicated two houses in the Portland metro area, the newest additions to our New Life Ministry. The Men’s and Women’s Community Houses will be part of the newly established Community Program, a 12-month residential program for working individuals in recovery who need training and support to be adequately prepared for healthy, independent…

4 May 1st, 2018 0
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Thank You, Marty!

When Marty showed up to volunteer––willing to do whatever was needed––little did she know that her journey with Portland Rescue Mission would span 15 years. She started as a fitness instructor, become the program manager at Shepherd’s Door and later a chaplain, where she’d daily share the gospel with women in need of hope. “I…

6 April 26th, 2018 0
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Solar Power: Coming Soon!

If you’ve driven by our New Life Recovery programs recently, you might have noticed the bright yellow sign out front of our Shepherd’s Door location, reading “Solar Power: Coming Soon!” Over the next few months, we’ll be working with Twende Solar to offset over 40% of our electricity requirements at Shepherd’s Door with solar power.…

8 April 18th, 2018 0
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Calvin’s Letter

It takes just $9 to provide one full night of meals, shelter and care for someone in need. Every donation makes such a difference in the lives of those we serve. Oftentimes, knowing someone cares is what makes the most profound impact on another person. Our friend Calvin recently sent us a letter explaining how…

7 March 23rd, 2018 0
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New Employment Opportunities at Portland Rescue Mission

Join a culture of people who value hard work, caring for others, and a Biblically-based ministry environment! We describe ourselves as highly relational, Christ-centered, joyful Servants. Our Mission is to give hope and restore life. If that sounds like something you would like to be a part of, take a look at some of the new employment…

6 March 8th, 2018 0
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More Than A Haircut

Every month, volunteers from Hands of Favor show up at the Burnside Shelter and transform a spare room into a temporary barber’s shop. Residents from our Connect program, a three-month homeless assistance program helping men or women transition to independent housing and employment, can sign up to get a professional haircut. Along with the career…

8 March 5th, 2018 0
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