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Portland Rescue Mission Personal Perspective: Gary Parkin

Volunteers play an invaluable role in the ministry of Portland Rescue Mission. In 2022 alone, 877 volunteers served a grand total of 15,397 hours. Each hour was filled with the kind of relational care that brings hope to men, women, and children who struggle with hunger and homelessness. The gifts of time, talent, and heart…

199 May 22nd, 2023
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Mission Bar-B-Que Partners with Human Solution to Make an Impact on People’s Lives

Human Solutions has been in the East County for 31 years working to bring housing and economic security to families. They envision vibrant, healthy neighborhoods where all people can share in the security, hopes and advantages of a thriving, supportive community. Lilac Meadow shelter residents were served a special meal from Mission Bar-B-Que along with…

177 May 27th, 2020 0
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Did you Miss This?

“I met him one night at Burnside while I was bussing tables – sitting alone in a corner, isolated and cornered off to himself, he barely spoke when I greeted him. After sitting and asking basic questions, thanking him for being there, and introducing myself, he slowly began to look up from behind the beanie…

154 April 8th, 2020 0
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Finding Community & Leaving Homelessness Behind

The Isolation of Homelessness Death and Looking for New Life Leaving Homelessness Behind Stronger Together

148 January 18th, 2020 0
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A Thanksgiving Devotional

The Gift of Ministry The Thanksgiving of Grace This Thanksgiving, Will you praise God with us that we have the opportunity to give love to lost and hurting?

140 November 26th, 2019 0
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“I Love Seeing Women’s Lives Changed”

Deanne K, Program Manager for Women’s Connect talks about why she loves her job and the lives she gets to touch at Portland Rescue Mission.

131 August 14th, 2019 0
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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

112 July 6th, 2019 0
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Pulled Pork Nachos This Summer on The Mission Bar-B-Que Truck!

Summer is in full swing and Mission Bar-B-Que is bustling around the city, catering for businesses and celebrations, and we are ready to cater your next event!     Give Dave at Mission Bar-B-Que a call and he’ll deliver a meal that will “wow” your crowd. Not to mention, every dollar goes right back to…

109 July 17th, 2017 0
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Season of HOPE: Summer at Portland Rescue Mission

Being homeless in the summer is no vacation. For people living on the streets, life is a constant threat of dehydration, heat stroke, hunger, sickness and violence. There’s no rest, only survival. There’s little dignity, only despair. Thanks to generous supporters like you, we have a chance to meet these urgent needs and give hope…

95 July 12th, 2017 0
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