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Join Our Team | Job Openings at Portland Rescue Mission

  You are passionate about seeing the hurting find hope. You are a problem solver. You enjoy social media trends and analytics. You love writing… And that’s what makes you a great fit for the position of Digital Marketing Specialist at Portland Rescue Mission! You will expand the message and ministry of Portland Rescue Mission…

24 October 17th, 2016 0
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Harbor Graduates Share “Ah-Ha” Moments

We recently celebrated the graduation of three men from the New Life Recovery Program at The Harbor. At their graduation, these men shared some of the most significant moment’s from their journey of hope. Bradley Bradley thought he could do things on his own. “Before I came here, I fought everything of any consequence that…

26 October 12th, 2016 0
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How Will You Spend World Homeless Action Day?

October 10th marks the 6th annual World Homeless Action Day. Since it’s founding in 2010, this day has been observed in several dozen countries with the goal to raise awareness about homelessness as well as celebrate and support local efforts to care for men, women and children experiencing homelessness. At Portland Rescue Mission, we are…

23 October 7th, 2016 0
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Buy a Grill, Give Winter Warmth

      Wood Pellet Products is donating a blanket to Portland Rescue Mission for every Timber Heater sold. In their “Warmed Hearts” initiative, the warmth is multiplied with the sale of each heater. Not only are you getting an incredible product, but your purchase provides a blanket for someone facing homelessness this winter. “This…

21 October 7th, 2016 0
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Gospel Sing in Portland

We are thrilled to partner with three incredible Gospel bands for the Gospel Sing event on October 16th at Central Bible Church. You are in for a treat as The Lighthouse Quartet, The Knox Brothers and Cornerstone perform for an afternoon of Southern Gospel music. Our very own Mission-B-Que will be serving a hearty dinner…

19 October 6th, 2016 0
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Her ‘Highlight of the Month,’ Emma Cooks Dinner at The Mission

I found her in the bustling Kitchen. She had a smile on her face and unmistakable joy. This was her night to serve. This was her night to shine. Once a month, she comes to cook a big dinner at Shepherd’s Door, the women and children’s division of Portland Rescue Mission   Whenever Emma is…

22 October 3rd, 2016 0
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Executive Director Eric Bauer: Why Don’t They Help Themselves?

Drive by the west end of the Burnside Bridge any morning and evening, and you’ll likely see hundreds of men and women lined up to get a good hot meal at the Mission. For me, that sight is full of heartbreak and hope. I grieve to see so many people suffering in desperate situations. Yet I’m…

16 September 30th, 2016 0
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A Meal Made A Difference

“You look like a guy who could use a cup of coffee.” Shivering from Portland’s winter rain, Don* gratefully accepted the hot mug, treasuring its warmth in his cold, stiff hands, feeling it radiate through his body. The simple, kind gesture by a Mission staff member grabbed Don’s heart. Once again, he was amazed. These…

24 September 30th, 2016 0
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Mainly Cabinets Gifts Mission New Mail System

Did you know that about 1,000 people use Burnside’s Shelter as their home address? Our mail services provide anyone who needs one–an address for job applications, family correspondence, medication and legal issues. Mail is “an essential service for our guests to navigate life and move forward,” said Tim Desper, Director of Burnside Services. One of…

18 September 28th, 2016 0
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Leave a Legacy of Hope

When a mother commits to changing her life––breaking the cycle of drugs and abuse––she is not only changing her life, but the lives of her children for generations to come.   She is changing her story, her legacy.  When you invest in a life like hers by donating to Portland Rescue Mission, you are part of…

19 September 26th, 2016 0
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