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Matthew's Story

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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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April’s Story

Blankets, Food and a Chance When you sit down and talk to April, you can tell she wants to be like any other kid. “I love stuffed animals,” she says. April keeps trying to turn the conversation towards fun things — the garden she helps water and how good she is at reading. Even though […]

Matthew’s Story part 2

Matthew finally beat the odds . . . And it wasn’t easy! Last month we shared part one of Matthew’s story – how molestation, abuse, violence and alcohol at five years old destroyed his childhood. How there were already drugs in his system when he was born. How he was addicted, alone and living on the […]

Matthew’s Story part 1

Matthew never had a chance. The surprise isn’t that Matthew is homeless; The surprise is that he survived, at all! It began when Matthew was an infant – he was born as a baby with an addiction, cocaine already in his system. By the time he was four he was homeless; his family was living […]

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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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