Jennifer’s Story of Hope

When Jennifer’s four children were taken from her, she was devastated. Jennifer’s Story of Hope (Quicktime Version) Jennifer from pdxmission on Vimeo.Most…

When Sleeping Is Illegal

Where would you sleep if you were homeless? — A park?— A bench?— A doorway? Leo found out just how difficult–and illegal–it…

Update: Most Needed Items

Each time we hand out clothing or toiletries to a homeless guest, it’s an opportunity for relationship. It’s a chance for us…

Homeless Women Face Incredible Danger

From Street Roots, I feel like a target—assualts on women run through Portland She is neatly dressed, wearing a clean pair of…

Steven Was Left Penniless

From Holly, a staff member of Portland Rescue Mission: I have been haunted by a conversation I had with one of our…

Portland’s Largest Garage Sale

Buy and sell hidden treasures at “Portland’s Largest Garage Sale”– and help Portland Rescue Mission, too! What: — Portland’s Largest Garage Sale  —…

What Can 235 Socks Do?

Instead of swapping ugly sweaters and re-gifting unwanted presents, a local Portland youth group did something different this Christmas. They gave socks.…

You Can Make A Difference

Interested in volunteering? Join us for our upcoming Partnership Overviews this month: Saturday, January 9th 9:30- 11:00 AM Burnside Shelter (111 W.…

Damien’s Story of Hope

Damien’s a smart guy. But some poor choices in college started to ruin his life. He needed a way to get his…