John’s Story of Hope

John was just one of 154,000 veterans who sleep on the street each night. Then he came to Portland Rescue Mission for…

Betty Jean’s Story of Hope

A 24-year drug addiction made Betty Jean desperate enough to turn to prostitution. Betty Jean’s Story of Hope (Quicktime Version) Betty Jean…

A Rose By Any Other Name

From the “Changing the World” blog: http://walking4change.blogspot.com/2010/05/rose-by-any-other-name.html Homelessness wasn’t talked about when I was a kid. It didn’t exist as far as…

David’s Story of Hope

David’s twin sister was murdered. Overcome by grief and left without family support, David’s life crumbled. He became homeless, unable to cope…

New Life Graduations

13 men and women celebrated milestones in their recovery in April 2010. New Life Graduations (Quicktime Version) New Life Graduations from pdxmission…

Bright Flowers of New Life

From Holly, a staff member of Portland Rescue Mission: Last winter, we received a bag of donated tulip bulbs. In February, a…

Small Makes A Big Difference

Allison Small presents Bill Miller,Director of Developmentwith a generous donation. Allison Small has achieved some big things. The Clackamas High School student…

May We Have a Mile of Your Time?

Portland resident Lynn McPherson is walking from Canada to Mexico to raise homelessness awareness. On Tuesday, May 11, she’ll pass through Portland.…

8 Women Start New Life!

Andrea, Mina, Terri, Debbie,Alla, Emily, Erinand Lynn (not pictured) Last Friday, April 30th, eight women celebrated their new lives as graduates of…