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Since 1912, the Mission has been offering God’s Help, Hope and Healing to the most impoverished members of our community.

With your help, the Mission is able to provide:


1,200 meals a day are served to homeless and low income people.


A nurturing Family Life Program keeps families together during recovery.


Over 250 people have warm and dry shelter every night.


Over 300 kids every year call the Mission their home while their families heal.

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Shanice’s Story

Family. That’s the most important thing to Shanice Ward. As one of over 100 grandchildren, Christmas was chaotic and fun growing up.  “We’d have breakfast at my grandma’s house, then go across the street for lunch at my auntie’s and dinner at my other aunt’s. It was great!”  But the family’s Christmas traditions Shanice loved so much, came to an abrupt […]

Daniel’s Story

“I planned on killing myself…” Daniel hit rock bottom when he was in jail. With no home to return to when he got out, Daniel was at an all-time low. But it was when his daughter hung up on him while he was in jail that he hit \ rock bottom. His heart was crushed. It was then that […]

Joe’s Story

Life on the streets was a matter of survival for Joe. Nearly overnight, food, water and shelter became his top priorities – requiring his full attention. Like many in our community, Joe was just one pay check away from homelessness. For him it came in the form of a torn ACL. He lost his construction […]

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Do you or someone you know need help? Tacoma Rescue Mission is here.

We offer meals and emergency overnight shelter for men and families with children. We also provide long-term recovery, educational services to those in need in our community.

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