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From Hawaii to Portland with nowhere to go, Megan finds safety at Connect

Little things make a huge difference for the women in our Connect program. Often coming from very difficult situations, and incredibly challenging circumstances, the women at our Burnside Shelter find blessings in the unlikeliest of places. “Just sitting on a couch compared to a hard chair is a luxury,” Megan described. “A hot shower is…

13 February 10th, 2016 0
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One family makes a difference, inspires a Portland school to make care kits

Did you know there are about 4,000 people on the streets of Portland experiencing homelessness? Did you know that YOU can change that statistic? There are many creative ways to join the fight against homelessness. Every time you volunteer, give or even talk about Portland Rescue Mission, you make a difference. IT ALL STARTS WITH…

19 February 2nd, 2016 0
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Working for something greater at Portland Rescue Mission (current job openings)

There are so many great reasons to come to work at Portland Rescue Mission. You love to see hungry people fed. You love to see lives restored. You love to witness true growth and transformation. You love the Lord and want to be a part of the amazing work that He’s doing every day in…

18 January 23rd, 2016 0
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Transform lives at Portland Rescue Mission, one month at a time

One day at a time. One week at a time. One month at a time. One life at a time. Thanks to the consistency of friends like you, that’s how the lives of  men, women and children suffering from homelessness and addiction are being transformed at Portland Rescue Mission. Since we don’t receive government funds, it is only because…

16 January 21st, 2016 0
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Homelessness in Portland, beyond: Videos that make you think

A story is a powerful thing. Everyone who walks through the yellow door of our Burnside Shelter comes with a story of how they got there. We hear of loss, struggle, sickness, hunger and addiction. But, in time, those stories can grow into testimonies of hope, strength and restoration. It takes time, food, shelter, prayer…

15 January 13th, 2016 0
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Winter clothing, blankets needed: Keep guests warm at Portland Rescue Mission

Our supplies of blankets and winter clothing to help people in need are running low. Will you help stock our closets at Shepherd’s Door, The Harbor and the Burnside Shelter? This winter, Portland Rescue Mission will provide warm clothing to countless people, easing their suffering and protecting their health. For people sleeping outside, we provide daily…

18 January 7th, 2016 0
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Gift of interruption reaps unexpected blessings at Portland Rescue Mission

A note from Eric Bauer (Executive Director of Portland Rescue Mission) … After a decade-long fulfilling career as an engineer in technology development, God interrupted my life with a call to serve people suffering on the margins of society. I never saw this coming nor understood where it would lead. But I knew it was…

17 January 5th, 2016 0
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2015 at Portland Rescue Mission: More meals, more shelter, more transformation

Thanks to YOU, 2015 has been a banner year for Portland Rescue Mission. Your generosity in action has made it possible for us to serve more men, women and children than ever before. Without your compassion and kindness, our accomplishments over the last year would not have been possible. Every gift you give before the…

17 December 30th, 2015 3
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