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Aaron Plaat Uses His Artwork to Help People Heal

Local Portland artist, Aaron Plaat, uses his art to support Portland Rescue Mission and help struggling people in his community

9 July 6th, 2019 0
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Volunteers bring art and healing to Burnside’s hurting

It’s not every day you meet an art chaplain, much less two in the same family. But for Margie and Roger, choosing this direction for their lives makes sense…So does volunteering at the art workshop that meets on Thursdays at the Burnside Shelter. This time is set aside for guests to enjoy a snack, be…

5 September 16th, 2016 0
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Connect participant: ‘Portland Rescue Mission saved my life’

“Portland Rescue Mission pretty much saved my life,” said Cornell. This summer marks a year since he became homeless. “Every day that I woke up, I kept telling myself that ‘if you slept in the rain last night, and you survived sleeping in a wet sleeping bag, then obviously there is something out there for…

2 July 21st, 2016 0
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Art at the Burnside Shelter inspires hope, encourages creativity and dreams

It’s noon on a Thursday at the Burnside Shelter. Thursdays are a good day. The Guest Care Center door is open and art and color and the sharing of life takes place. Step inside and you’ll meet Andrew and Erin. Both on staff at Portland Rescue Mission, the two wanted to create a place where…

9 February 12th, 2016 0
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