An Act of Love Rejected

From Jan, a staff member of Portland Rescue Mission: My work day had been long with multiple meetings and many decisions to…

John’s Story of Hope

On Easter weekend 2009, John left behind the hunger, cold and addiction of his old life. John’s Story of Hope (Quicktime Version)…

Homelessness Doesn’t Have A Tour Guide

From the Street Roots blog: The Unreality of Urban PlungesDisclaimer: The original post includes quotes of some profane language. Robert chose to…

Cindy’s Story of Hope

Cindy’s daughter was ashamed of her. She was often drunk. And never learned to read. Cindy’s Story of Hope (Quicktime Version) Cindy…

Hope Is Here – Annual Report

Your Dollar Goes So Much Further New Annual Report Reveals Greater Effectiveness Our latest Annual Report shows dramatic improvement in efficiency over…

Jim’s Story of Hope

Exhausted from carrying his pack, Jim just wanted a place to sleep. But he found something more. Jim’s Story of Hope (Quicktime…

Insult Me for $1.00

From Dallas, a staff member of Portland Rescue Mission: As I was driving recently, I stopped at the light on NE Halsey…

A Fresh Start – March Newsletter

Two young people have a second chance at life. Emily and Damien had such promise in life — until personal pain and…