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Portland Rescue Mission Volunteer to Volunteer Manager

This week, we celebrate National Volunteer Week by spending some time with Volunteer Manager Allison Parris, who’s volunteer journey began at just 11 years old! Allison’s Story Allison first started serving at the Mission with her family when she was eleven. Like a lot of our volunteers, she started serving dinner at our Burnside Shelter…

183 April 19th, 2023
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Good Friday Message from Executive Director, Eric Bauer

Hear a Good Friday Message from the Executive Director of Portland Rescue Mission, Eric Bauer. For 75 years we’ve been able to offer the love and grace of Jesus Christ to those who are experiencing homelessness in the city of Portland. Your support has empowered us to offer compassionate care to neighbors in need.

177 April 7th, 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…

173 May 27th, 2020 0
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How to Apply for File for Social Security Disability Benefits

If you are struggling with homelessness and disability here is information that can help you file for social security disability.

167 May 18th, 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…

152 April 8th, 2020 0
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The Greatest of These is Love

Love is action. When people are loved by their neighbors it changes lives.

168 February 11th, 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

147 January 18th, 2020 0
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