With your help and generosity we are Serving the Homeless and Hurting in
Tacoma & Pierce County

Since 1912, the Mission has been offering God’s Help, Hope and Healing to the most impoverished members of our community. Your gift of any amount makes a difference for the men and women who are hurting and homeless in Tacoma & Pierce County. Give simply and securely by clicking any of the gifts below.

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Accomplishments From This Past Year

301,799 MEALS SERVED
2,354 MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN HELPED
106 YEARS IN OPERATION
358 PEOPLE PLACED IN STABLE HOUSING
267 PEOPLE RECEIVED JOBS

We work to provide the homeless withLIFE-CHANGING SERVICES

Meals

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

Families

A nurturing Family Life Program keeps families together during recovery.

Shelter

Over 250 people have warm and dry shelter every night.

Children

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

Recovery

Our faith-based, in-house New Life Program offers a twelve-month recovery program for both men and women.

Veterans

In addition to offering resources, assistance and guidance, we have 10-dorm rooms reserved for veterans experiencing homelessness.

Miracles occur every dayCHRIST-CENTERED CARE CHANGES LIVES

“My life was saved. There’s a lot of organizations that do a lot of good stuff but the Mission is where it’s at. People are taking their private money and investing in people like me.”

What’s happening at Tacoma Rescue MissionNEWS & EVENTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

Check below to keep up on the latest news, events and stories about what is happening at Tacoma Rescue Mission.  See how your involvment and partnership is changing lives and impacting our community.

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June 14, 2019

Justin’s Story

3 Years of Service. 40 Years of Homelessness. Justin* entered the Army in 1976 and gave three years to serving his country.  Those three years impacted his life in ways he never could have imagined. During his service, he witnessed and experienced traumatic events that have haunted him for over 40 years.   After he […]

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Justin’s Story

June 13, 2019

Stefanie’s Story: From Rejected to Accepted

Not too long ago, Stefanie was all too familiar with the word “no.” When her family found out about her drug addiction, they kicked her out, thinking she would get help. She ended up sleeping on the streets.   “The scary part is not knowing how you’re going to get your next meal or what […]

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Stefanie’s Story: From Rejected to Accepted

May 23, 2019

The Tacoma Rescue Mission legacySERVING THE HURTING & HOMELESS FOR OVER 100 YEARS

The Tacoma Rescue Mission is proud to have served Tacoma and Pierce County since 1912. For over 100 years we have continued to serve in the name of Christ, while emphasizing the dignity of each person who enters our doors. We value the needs of our immediate community, and continually adapt to the changing needs of those who come to us for help.

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A GROUP OF CARING TACOMANS START THE MISSION AS A SMALL SOUP KITCHEN ON PACIFIC AVE

Tacoma Commons Mission | 1912

THE MISSION GROWS AND PURCHASES ITS FIRST BUILDING ON 1512 PACIFIC AVE

Tacoma Rescue Mission | 1939

A SAFE HAVEN IS BUILT FOR SINGLE WOMEN & FAMILIES IN CRISIS

The Emergency Family Shelter | 1971

THE INN PROVIDES ADVOCACY AND COMMUNITY FOR YOUTH SURVIVING ON THE STREETS

The Inn Youth Walk-In Center | 1988

FREE COUNSELING SERVICES ARE PROVIDED THROUGH THE MISSION’S PRISON CHAPLAINCY PROGRAM

Chaplaincy Program | 1920

HOPE HOME IS FOUNDED TO HELP WOMEN WITH EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL TRAUMA

Hope Home | 1960’s

THE DOWNTOWN TACOMA CAMPUS OPENS TO HELP REACH EVEN MORE PEOPLE IN NEED

Tacoma Rescue Mission | 2001

Make a difference with Tacoma Rescue MissionVOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR EVERYONE

“I have been volunteering in the kitchen for over a year. I love it. I enjoy knowing that my being there makes a huge difference in people’s lives. To bring a smile and conversation and knowing that it might be the only smile and conversation they may have had in a while makes me blessed and happy. They appreciate and are thankful for my service to them.” – Roberta
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Need Help? Tacoma Rescue Mission Is Here

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

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We couldn’t do this without your partnership! Thank you!YOUR GIFT CHANGES YOUR COMMUNITY

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