Meronica Finch walks through the kitchen door at the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission on a Tuesday morning with a huge smile on her face, ready to face the day. “Good morning,” she shouts as the door swings open. “Good morning!”
Many kids see Easter as a day of candy, bunnies, and outdoor egg hunts, but not everyone gets that luxury. For those in Fort Wayne looking for a little extra help, the Rescue Mission stepped up Easter weekend. Hundreds of people lined up throughout the building, eager to pick up a free Easter meal.
The Rescue Mission in downtown Fort Wayne will be serving more than 4,000 carry-out meals this coming Easter Sunday on April 9 from noon to 3 p.m. at its location on East Washington Boulevard, across from Noble Senior Living.
7th graders at Carroll Middle School stepped up to the plate to organize a donation drive to help unhoused residents in Fort Wayne.
As temperatures plummet, the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission on 404 East Washington Boulevard is the City's primary warming center.
The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission invites the public to the "Longest Night Memorial Service and Walk" on Wednesday, December 21, the first day of winter and the longest night of the year.
The Rescue Mission says that more and more people from the homeless community lose their lives every year. Wednesday, the 21st, is the first day of winter and the longest night of the year.
Competitors with Fort Wayne chess clubs participated in the final tournament of the season Sunday.
Donovan Coley is stepping down from leadership of the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission after serving as president and chief executive officer for 15 years, the nonprofit organization announced Monday.
The Rescue Mission is preparing for its big fundraiser banquet this month and preparing for its Thanksgiving meal, and this year they plan to serve over 5,000 people.
The Rescue Mission held its Spring Gala at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in-person on May 6, 2022, after two years of virtual events. More than 500 guests walked down the red carpet for a night of fellowship, fun, food, and friendly competition to bid on more than 80 exciting auction packages and experiences. Guests also had the privilege of hearing about life-changing programs and services, as well as an impactful testimony from a Rescue Mission graduate. The Rescue Mission extends a special thank you to the individuals and corporate donors who gave generously to raise more than $400,000 in support of men, women, and children facing a homeless crisis.
The Rescue Mission is working to end the stigma associated with taking care of your mental health.
See how they're helping to support people experiencing homelessness.