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Overflowing with joy, Barbara lights up Shepherd’s Door, Mission Bar-B-Que

Overflowing with joy, the smile on Barbara’s face is unmistakable. As she walks the halls at Shepherd’s Door, her transformation is evident to all. Barbara’s past life is but a distant memory, and all who meet her can’t help but be inspired by her story. “She’s my hero,” said Fox 12 Oregon’s Amy Troy at our…

84 November 16th, 2015 0
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12 years after Shepherd’s Door, Darlene has regained all that was lost

It’s late at night at Shepherd’s Door, our New Life Ministry for women and children in northeast Portland. A woman comes downstairs, anxious and unable to sleep. She has a court date tomorrow to find out if she’ll gain custody of her children now that she’s in recovery. Darlene, a night-shift staff member, invites her…

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John becomes a new kind of man at The Harbor

Cold rain pelted John as he stared blankly at the endless gray sky. He’d barely slept. Two weeks sleeping on the same patch of sidewalk left his joints stiff and muscles aching. “God, help me,” he whispered, rubbing his tired eyes. Up the street, a line was forming of people hungry for breakfast at the…

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Shop for presents and support Portland Rescue Mission this year

Sure, it might not even be Thanksgiving yet, but when it comes to retail stores, Christmas shopping appears to be in full swing regardless. So, if you’re currently getting the early jump on your gift buying this year, did you know shopping is one of the easiest, most convenient ways you can support Portland Rescue…

85 November 9th, 2015 0
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Medical Teams’ dental program stops by Shepherd’s Door to serve residents

Dentistry may not be the first thing people think about when it comes to health care, but it is certainly one of the most vital. It can also be expensive, which makes it nearly impossible for those experiencing homelessness. And that is where Medical Teams International’s Mobile Dental Program comes in as they recently swung…

82 October 23rd, 2015 0
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‘Nurse Ashley’ uses New Life Ministries to spread the joy of holistic health

“You have so much value and so much worth and are so deeply loved by the Lord,” said Ashley Van Brunt as she spoke those words over the new women at Shepherd’s Door. This was their first nutrition class with “Nurse Ashley.” “Part of His love for you is wanting to see you healthy in…

76 October 21st, 2015 0
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Give hope monthly at Portland Rescue Mission, join our Circle Of Friends

Are you passionate about Portland Rescue Mission? If so, consider joining our very special Circle of Friends! As a member of our Circle of Friends, you choose the amount of support you want to give each month, and it will be automatically deducted from your bank account or card. You’ll hear from us four times…

71 October 19th, 2015 0
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Obi puts anger and paranoia in the past, finds family at The Harbor

Desperate. Destroyed. Directionless. Crazy. Mad. Before Obi came to Portland Rescue Mission, all are words he uses to describe his life. “When I came to The Harbor, I was at the lowest point of my life,” Obi said. “All those things that can give you inspiration, or help you triumph and give you a smile…

74 October 15th, 2015 0
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Make your choice. Make a difference.

A note from Eric Bauer (Executive Director of Portland Rescue Mission) … Every year as Thanksgiving approaches, I think of the holiday meal that first brought a hurting man or woman to Portland Rescue Mission.  A hot dinner that filled their stomach, but also stirred their heart.  A smile from a volunteer, an encouraging word. .…

81 October 14th, 2015 0
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Help someone break free from addiction, refer them to New Life Ministries

Refer Someone To Our New Life Ministries 1. Download your printable New Life Ministries brochure (PDF) below. 2. Give the brochure to a church, organization and/or someone you know who is in need. 3. Direct them to our online applications for either The Harbor or Shepherd’s Door You can also join the Mission in our…

66 October 13th, 2015 0
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