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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.

186 April 7th, 2023
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Fulfilling Careers at Portland Rescue Mission

Spring brings new life and new opportunities. Portland Rescue Mission is hiring! At Portland Rescue Mission, we describe ourselves as highly relational, Christ-centered, joyful servants. Our passion is to exalt Jesus by cultivating transformed lives. If that sounds like something you or someone you know would like to be a part of, please consider our career…

185 April 6th, 2023
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Portland Pedal Power Partners with Mission Bar-B-Que to Fight Hunger

Portland Pedal Power is partnering with Portland Rescue Mission’s social enterprise Mission Bar-B-Que to fight hunger while delivering delicious food to downtown Portland

123 May 22nd, 2019 0
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Burnside Blanket Drive

Tis the season of joy and generosity! As the days grow colder, the need for warm clothing and blankets grows at our Burnside shelter. Thanks to champions of the Mission like Oak Hills Presbyterian Church, we are able to continue offering blankets, coats and socks to men and women in need of extra warmth. Our…

104 December 11th, 2017 0
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Holiday Volunteering at Portland Rescue Mission in 2017

We know Last week was Halloween and the leaves are as beautiful as ever but, believe it or not, Christmas is 7 weeks away! The holidays are some of the busiest and most joyful times here at Portland Rescue Mission. Did you know that 54% of our annual support comes in at this time? Donations…

110 November 7th, 2017 0
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Stories of Hope from The Harbor

We can’t thank you enough for the impact you’ve made in the lives of men, women and children. Your prayers, support and time invested at Portland Rescue Mission have touched and transformed hearts at each of our locations. The men at The Harbor recently shared about what God has done in their lives. We wanted…

120 September 1st, 2017 0
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Couple Serves on Their Wedding Weekend

Not many couples spend their rehearsal dinner serving at a rescue mission. Meet Elizabeth and Adam, who did just that. “Our marriage is not just about us, our marriage is about learning to serve together and doing things that are beyond us,” said Elizabeth. So the night before Elizabeth and Adam got married, they served…

131 August 21st, 2017 1
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Ceaseless Prayer in Action

Daily, our staff serve and invest in the lives of our guests at the Burnside Shelter. It’s amazing when our guests also express care for us. Zack, one of our faithful night team staff members, can attest to this. He had just arrived at the Burnside shelter for his shift, when Rowen, * a participant…

133 August 16th, 2017 0
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Students Play Basketball –Raise 3K for Men and Women In Need

  A crowd of over one thousand people gathered at the school assembly, but the principal called on twenty middle school students to stand. These students­––members of a basketball club started by Beaverton Foursquare for Somali refugees––raised funds to help men and women facing homelessness. “The kids had no idea how much money they had…

102 August 15th, 2017 0
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7 Ways To Help Homeless People Beat The Heat

  A scorching heat wave continues across the Portland area. With temperatures well above 90 degrees, people living on the street, in garages or cars risk real danger. Dehydration, heat stroke, hunger, sickness and violence are a constant threat. You can help! Here’s 7 suggestions to reach out with love…   1. Refer people to our…

106 August 8th, 2017 0
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