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Students Serve at Shepherd’s Door

Instead of spending extra money on coffee, movies and clothes, a group of students faithfully gives each month to provide a meal for the women and children at Portland Rescue Mission’s Shepherd’s Door facility. They purchase the meal and show up each month to cook, serve and spend time building relationships. The monthly dinners at…

96 May 16th, 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…

96 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…

94 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…

85 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.…

86 April 18th, 2018 0
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Springtime Glimmers

Springtime provides a constant reminder of new life and renewal. With the bareness of winter behind and the fullness of summer still months away, it’s important to take a moment and acknowledge the change and growth that these days bring, one at a time. Growth is a process, from a seed to a flower, from…

93 April 12th, 2018 0
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Shepherd’s Door Graduation: Colleen, Julie, Jenn & Izzy

As part of our New Life Ministries, Shepherd’s Door provides a safe space for up to 40 women, and 25 children, while they pursue recovery from addictions, develop life skills and restore healthy relationships. After the women complete the 12-month residential treatment program, we gather together as a community to celebrate their accomplishment. Last month,…

85 April 3rd, 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…

79 March 23rd, 2018 0
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Meet Jon Anderson

Meet Jon Anderson, lead mechanic for Portland Rescue Mission’s Drive Away Hunger. Whether you’re looking to donate a used car, or purchase one, your support provides meals, shelter and recovery care to men, women and children suffering from hunger, homelessness and addiction. You’re also providing vocational training in customer service and automotive operations for participants in our New Life Recovery program! Jon Anderson oversees the…

102 March 16th, 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…

89 March 8th, 2018 0
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