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SERVING HOMELESS AND HURTING PEOPLE IN TACOMA & PIERCE COUNTY

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August 19, 2016
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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Susan’s Story

Jumping seemed the only answer… Susan had had enough. Raging alcoholism. Debilitating anxiety disorder. Her relationships all broken, she was homeless, living in her car. And now, her brakes had gone out; she had no hope left. She parked her car down by the Old Cannery and slowly walked over to the bridge. . . I walked up to that bridge. […]

Brandon’s Story

Who rescued whom? It was the dead of winter and the rains had come. Brandon and his service dog, Yogi, were camped alone by the river. Just a few years before, Brandon held a great job that included travel, money and stability. But now, all he had was a tent and Yogi. In his words, “life had turned sour.” Suddenly, in the […]

Shawna’s Story

A Mother’s Broken Heart Being evicted from her home with no notice in the middle of winter wasn’t what hurt Shawna the most. Losing her deceased father’s Air Force medals – her only physical reminder of him – was painful, but she could move on. Even being unfairly kicked out because of a clerical miscommunication wasn’t the worst. “I broke down […]

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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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