Category Archives: News


A Meal to Remember

Last Thursday, Sysco and other volunteers took over our Burnside Shelter kitchen to serve our homeless guests a Meal to Remember that won’t soon be forgotten. About 500 homeless men and women were welcomed into the dining room where they were offered a seat and served a fresh,... Read More


Burnside Shelter Renovations

We are currently undergoing a massive renovation project at our Burnside Shelter! This overhaul will allow us to provide more much-needed space and services, such as a women’s program and more rooms for our Link residents to live in while they transition out of homelessness.... Read More


Two Women Celebrate Healing and Recovery

Thanks to your support, two women are launching into new lives! Last month, Sarah Jane and Amy graduated from our New Life Ministry, a 12-month residential recovery program focused on addiction recovery, spiritual renewal and life skills training. Inside the safe, healing environment... Read More

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The Harbor – New Men’s Recovery Location Opens

In the past year, 56 people died while living on the streets of Multnomah County, and 85 percent of those deaths were men. This tragic cycle can end as renovations have completed at The Harbor, Portland Rescue Mission’s home for men suffering from homelessness and addiction. ... Read More


NEA Helps Provide Meals For Portland Homeless

Portland Rescue Mission recently received a gracious invitation to partner with the National Education Association (NEA) at the annual NEA Conference on Higher Education held in Portland this year. Keeping with the conference theme of “Common Good”, organizers held... Read More


6 Women End Homelessness and Addiction

Homelessness and addiction end! Six women recently completed the New Life Recovery Ministry at Shepherd’s Door, the women and children’s ministry of Portland Rescue Mission. Over the last 12 to 18 months, Mary, Linda, Donnalisa, Kristie, Lauren and Kelly have experienced... Read More


New Annual Report – The Journey Home

Our new Annual Report reveals the incredible life change that happens through compassionate support of friends like you. Dozens of men and women now once suffering from homelessness and addiction now live joy-filled lives because of our New Life Recovery Ministry at the Mission.... Read More


Welcome To Two New Board Members

Portland Rescue Mission welcomes two new members to its Board of Directors. Howard Turner is the founder and owner of Hamilton Wholesale, a Vancouver, Washington-based company that brokers printing supplies to businesses across the United States. Turner has been involved in... Read More

Walmart 12 Day of Giving

Walmart’s “12 Days Of Giving” Gives HOPE!

This Christmas, Walmart is generously supporting nonprofits with $1.5 million “12 Days of Giving” campaign to help communities all across America. Thanks to community support during the nomination process, Portland Rescue Mission has been given $12,500 to help feed,... Read More


Give a Meal, Get a Meal with Papa John’s Pizza!

Donate $25 to Portland Rescue Mission and get a FREE large 1-topping pizza from Papa John’s!* Help end homelessness and hunger right here in our community. Your special holiday gift to Portland Rescue Mission will help provide meals and care to a man, woman or child in need.... Read More