Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Ann's Story of Hope

"Mom, I don't want to live with you. I don't feel safe anymore."

Ann's Story of Hope (Quicktime Version)


Traumatic events throughout Ann's life left her hardened and angry. She'd lost so much -- and now she was losing her daughter.

At Portland Rescue Mission, Ann experienced deep healing she never thought possible. And she's restoring the relationship with her daughter.

Help more women like Ann find their way home. Donate online or call 503-MISSION (647-7466).

Monday, March 26, 2012

Jonathan's Story of Hope

Jonathan found himself on the streets of Portland, going from one shelter to the next in search of food and support. "I thought, 'I can't do this anymore. I'm tired. I've lost everything. I've hit the bottom.'"

Jonathan's Story of Hope (Quicktime Version)


Exhausted and desperate, Jonathan came to Portland Rescue Mission to get his addiction under control. He found an entirely different identity.

Help more men like Jonathan find their way home. Donate online or call 503-MISSION (647-7466).

Monday, March 19, 2012

Jessica's Story of Hope

Just out of jail, Jessica Askwith had endured a series of events that left her completely hopeless.

Jessica's Story of Hope (Quicktime Version)


In 2007, Jessica lost custody of her two older sons. Soon after, she gave up her baby boy for adoption. Her motherhood had been taken away, and she was completely lost. "I just decided at that point I was going to be a drug addict because I didn't know what else to do."

Thanks to friends like you, Jessica is turning her pain into a brighter future. She's graduated from Shepherd's Door, the women and children's ministry center of Portland Rescue Mission, and well on her way to rebuilding her life.

Help more women like Jessica find their way home. Donate online or call 503-MISSION (647-7466).