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Flattening the slippery slope toward homelessness

Posted: 08/9/2021

I got the call about two months ago. He said he was having a disagreement with his landlord about his rental payments. His records show he paid too much. The landlord said the opposite and refused to show receipts to prove it. So my friend simply stopped paying his rent to get his landlord's attention. In less than a week, he and his family of six were evicted.

Conversations with Melissa Montana

Posted: 04/13/2021

Today, Melissa Montana is joined by Blake Douglas, Director of Marketing & Communications with the Rescue Mission, to talk about their upcoming Spring Gala happening on May 7th.

The Rescue Mission program graduate finds success helping others

Posted: 03/4/2021

The Rescue Mission has been around for more than 117 years. Thousands of people walk through its doors. But it wasn’t until recently that one of them started working at the Mission.

Dave Ward entered The Rescue Mission in 2015. He’s now a recovered drug addict. In 2019, he took on a role that he said was a message from the Lord.

Rescue Mission holds first day of annual Point in Time Count

Posted: 01/27/2021

The Rescue Mission is hosting the first day of the annual Point in Time Count on Wednesday. Every January the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development identifies one day as the Point in Time count of sheltered and unsheltered people experiencing homelessness throughout the United States. The count helps identify community-specific service needs and gaps, access additional funding and resources as well as increase public awareness of the challenges to ending homelessness.