Category Archives: Shepherd’s Door

Women of Connect, from left: Deanne Gillock (Connect Women's Program Manager), Gina, Nicole and Tiffany

See lives transformed, join Portland Rescue Mission as a monthly supporter

Our dedicated staff and volunteers at Portland Rescue Mission love pouring out their hearts to serve men, women and children in need – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Each year, at the Burnside Shelter, we serve over 330,000 nutritious meals and offer over 80,000 safe nights... Read More

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Join Portland Rescue Mission in giving hope, restoring life (job openings)

It’s summertime at Portland Rescue Mission, and while many people are slowing down and enjoying vacation, our dedicated staff and compassionate volunteers continue to help men, women and children overcome homelessness and addiction–loving every minute of it. Our Hope,... Read More

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Portland Rescue Mission overnight staff serves as ‘light’ and ‘shield’

The night hours are some of the hardest for an addict. And at Portland Rescue Mission, our Night Ministry team sees this firsthand. Serving as both a light and a shield, Night Ministry faithfully intercedes as they provide a safe presence for the men and women in desperate... Read More

Elizabeth was one of five finishers of the Vancouver Half-Marathon along with Barbara, Tiffany, Brianne and Christina of Shepherd's Door. These are their feet.

Elizabeth takes a ‘run with God’ at the Vancouver Marathon, and finishes

It was at around the four or five-mile mark in her training that Elizabeth was finished. She was done with trying to do a half-marathon—something she didn’t think she could do anyway. She was ready to move on and put this crazy idea in the rear view mirror. No more …... Read More

Lake Grove Presbyterian Church serves monthly at Shepherd's Door.

Lake Grove Presbyterian pours out love on Shepherd’s Door

At Portland Rescue Mission, meeting the needs of thousands of people suffering from hunger, homelessness, addiction and abuse takes more than 3,000 volunteers and 30,000 donors every year. Church partners are a core part of this dedicated team giving hope and restoring life... Read More

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Start summer off with a new job at Portland Rescue Mission

With school over and summer in full swing, you might be in job search-mode. And if so, did you know Portland Rescue Mission is currently hiring? We have positions open at our three main facilities. We are actively looking to hire people who are passionate about helping hurting... Read More

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Help stock Portland Rescue Mission: Top needed items

At Portland Rescue Mission, we are 100 percent funded by our compassionate and generous donors. This means, thanks to you, we are able to give hope and restore life to the hurting homeless men, women and children who seek out help and direction in our Hope Ministries, Pathway... Read More

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Portland Rescue Mission’s vignettes of hope (from the archives)

Men, women and children trapped in brokenness are being set free every day at Portland Rescue Mission. Watching God heal people through forgiveness and leaving the past behind is so inspiring to us. We love sharing these stories, especially through video, so you can meet the... Read More

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Homelessness by the numbers and Portland Rescue Mission’s response

At Portland Rescue Mission, our ultimate goal is to give hope and restore life to people who are homeless, addicted and in need of a helping hand. We are here to serve, and we want to get our services to as many people as possible who will benefit from them. … Read More

Women of Connect, from left: Deanne Gillock (Connect Women's Program Manager), Gina, Nicole and Tiffany

In Service at Shepherd’s Door, Tiffany sees herself in Connect women

Our New Life Ministries are life changing. For the men and women who dedicate themselves to breaking the chains of homelessness and addiction, the results speak for themselves. And for those who commit to an additional year of Service, this goes twofold – especially for... Read More