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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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New Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 20, 2018 TACOMA RESCUE MISSION ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Tacoma Rescue Mission proudly announces the appointment of Duke Paulson as its new Executive Director.  Duke will commence his role on April 12, 2018 as executive director of the 106-year-old organization. Duke comes to the Tacoma Rescue Mission with a wealth of knowledge […]

Miracle Baby Survives!

Her mom, Becky, was told she’d never have children. When she got pregnant, she and her husband Dave were overjoyed. But because they were living with Becky’s abusive mother, it also put their future plans into fast-forward. “My mom was very violent,” Becky says. “It was very horrible. She went for my stomach when I […]

Ashes to Atonement

Daily Lenten Devotionals Day 1: Ash Wednesday Across the country people are attending Ash Wednesday services, receiving the ashes and hearing one of two dictums spoken over them: “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” or “Repent, and believe in the Gospel” While this is a time to contemplate our own […]

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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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