Monday, March 29, 2010

John's Story of Hope

On Easter weekend 2009, John left behind the hunger, cold and addiction of his old life.

John's Story of Hope (Quicktime Version)

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Men like John often feel like they're beyond hope. They've messed up their lives beyond repair. But your support gives them another chance and shows them a way back home.

Help Portland Rescue Mission give something more. More than a meal. More than a bed. Give HOPE.

Donate online at Or call 503-MISSION (647-7466)

Monday, March 15, 2010

Cindy's Story of Hope

Cindy's daughter was ashamed of her. She was often drunk. And never learned to read.

Cindy's Story of Hope (Quicktime Version)

Cindy from pdxmission on Vimeo.

The lies Cindy believed about herself held her back. She was dumb. She was a failure. There was no hope for someone like her.

But at Shepherd's Door, our recovery ministry for women and children. Cindy has found truth. She's healing from the root causes of her addiction -- and, thanks to you, she's learned how to read.

Help more women like Cindy find total life recovery. Donate online at Or call 503-MISSION (647-7466)

Monday, March 8, 2010

Jim's Story of Hope

Exhausted from carrying his pack, Jim just wanted a place to sleep. But he found something more.

Jim's Story of Hope (Quicktime Version)

Jim from pdxmission on Vimeo.

Today, instead of hiding his troubles in alcohol, Jim is facing them head on. "It's not weighing me down any more."

Thanks to your support, Jim is off the streets, healing from his past and heading to a new life.

Donate online at Or call 503-MISSION (647-7466)