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Brian’s Story of Hope

Brian was searching for answers. Alcohol had destroyed his life. He’d lost his job, his home, his family and friends. Brian’s Story of Hope (Quicktime Version) Brian from pdxmission on Vimeo. “When I walked into the Mission, I never dreamed that I could have my life back again. I never thought I would have hope.…

17 April 26th, 2010 0
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Junior’s Story of Hope

Junior still had a chance to save his marriage–if he could break from his addiction. Junior’s Story of Hope (Quicktime Version) Junior from pdxmission on Vimeo. In our recovery program, Junior has found the accountability he wanted. He knows the bad decisions he’s made–and wants to get to the root causes behind his addiction. Your…

11 April 19th, 2010 0
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Yvonne’s Story of Hope

Looking at Yvonne’s bright smile today, you’d never suspect she was once a meth addict. Yvonne’s Story of Hope (Quicktime Version) Yvonne from pdxmission on Vimeo. “Before I came to Shepherd’s Door, I was a lost, wasted person living on somebody’s floor,” Yvonne remembers. Today, she has a home, a great job, a car —…

14 April 12th, 2010 0
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David’s Story of Hope

“There’s got to be a better way.,” David told himself. He’d wasted too many years on crack addiction, living cold and hungry on the street. David’s Story of Hope (Quicktime Version) David from pdxmission on Vimeo. At Portland Rescue Mission, David got more than food and roof over his head. He looked beyond the physical…

15 April 5th, 2010 0
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John’s Story of Hope

On Easter weekend 2009, John left behind the hunger, cold and addiction of his old life. John’s Story of Hope (Quicktime Version) John from pdxmission on Vimeo. Men like John often feel like they’re beyond hope. They’ve messed up their lives beyond repair. But your support gives them another chance and shows them a way…

12 March 29th, 2010 0
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Cindy’s Story of Hope

Cindy’s daughter was ashamed of her. She was often drunk. And never learned to read. Cindy’s Story of Hope (Quicktime Version) Cindy from pdxmission on Vimeo. The lies Cindy believed about herself held her back. She was dumb. She was a failure. There was no hope for someone like her. But at Shepherd’s Door, our…

16 March 15th, 2010 0
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Jim’s Story of Hope

Exhausted from carrying his pack, Jim just wanted a place to sleep. But he found something more. Jim’s Story of Hope (Quicktime Version) Jim from pdxmission on Vimeo. Today, instead of hiding his troubles in alcohol, Jim is facing them head on. “It’s not weighing me down any more.” Thanks to your support, Jim is…

14 March 8th, 2010 0
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Paula’s Story of Hope

Like many women who come to Portland Rescue Mission for help, Paula’s childhood was scarred by violence and abuse. Paula’s Story of Hope (Quicktime Version) Paula from pdxmission on Vimeo. But thanks to your support, Paula is healing from those scars. By courageously facing her past, she’s providing a safe, stable future for her young…

15 February 15th, 2010 1
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Alan’s Story of Hope

Alan came to our Burnside Shelter for a meal, but found something more through our Learning Center. Alan’s Story of Hope (Quicktime Version) Alan from pdxmission on Vimeo. Men like Alan are hungry for more than just a meal. They want a way back home. They want freedom from addiction and the root causes of…

21 February 8th, 2010 0
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Jennifer’s Story of Hope

When Jennifer’s four children were taken from her, she was devastated. Jennifer’s Story of Hope (Quicktime Version) Jennifer from pdxmission on Vimeo.Most of us can’t imagine that kind of pain. But Jennifer didn’t give up. Thanks to you, Jennifer is finding help at Shepherd’s Door, the women and children’s ministry of Portland Rescue Mission. She’s…

15 January 25th, 2010 0
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