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Serving the homeless and hurting community in Tacoma & Pierce County

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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:

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.

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Adam’s Story

“I was about 7 years old… He was supposed to come get us. He called and said he wasn’t coming… I was crushed.” That was the last time Adam heard from his father. The void Adam’s father left was one his mother couldn’t fill. She worked rotating shifts at a glass factory to make ends […]

Art’s Story

A high school baseball star from a broken home Art’s parents divorced when he was a kid, growing up in Seatac in the 60’s. His dad wasn’t around, and while he excelled athletically, the lack of guidance in his house made it easier for him to slip into the wrong crowd. He started partying, and […]

Shavelle

Numbing the pain of childhood abuse For Shavelle, alcohol entered her life at a young age. Her mother’s live-in boyfriend introduced her to drinking at 4 years old. “He used to tell me it was apple juice and that I had to finish my whole 8 oz. glass of Old English – then I could […]

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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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