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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.
Accomplishments From This Past Year
(a 7% increase from last year)
(a 62% increase from last year)
(an 87% increase from last year)
We work to provide the homeless withLIFE-CHANGING SERVICES
Meals834 meals a day are served to homeless and low income people.
FamiliesA nurturing Family Life Program keeps families together during recovery.
ShelterOver 250 people have warm and dry shelter every night.
ChildrenOver 300 kids every year call the Mission their home while their families heal.
RecoveryOur faith-based, in-house New Life Program offers a twelve-month recovery program for both men and women.
VeteransIn addition to offering resources, assistance and guidance, we have a designated shelter space reserved for our community’s veterans experiencing homelessness.
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.
“I feel like crying. It’s so emotional. It makes me happy that people are actually giving and helping out.” – Chelsea* Chelsea* was living in a nice, quiet town on the Washington coast with her family. It was a dream life for her. But that dream turned into a nightmare when Chelsea’s husband became abusive. She […]
Dean was almost hit by a car one night while sleepwalking away from his tent. His sleepwalking episodes had become more frequent. Since living on the streetswithout a bed, daily meals or adequate healthcare. A severe, 30-year case of restless leg syndrome kept Dean constantly sleep deprived. This along with his addiction and struggle with […]
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
THE MISSION GROWS AND PURCHASES ITS FIRST BUILDING ON 1512 PACIFIC AVE
A SAFE HAVEN IS BUILT FOR SINGLE WOMEN & FAMILIES IN CRISIS
THE INN PROVIDES ADVOCACY AND COMMUNITY FOR YOUTH SURVIVING ON THE STREETS
FREE COUNSELING SERVICES ARE PROVIDED THROUGH THE MISSION’S PRISON CHAPLAINCY PROGRAM
HOPE HOME IS FOUNDED TO HELP WOMEN WITH EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL TRAUMA
THE DOWNTOWN TACOMA CAMPUS OPENS TO HELP REACH EVEN MORE PEOPLE IN NEED
Make a difference with Tacoma Rescue MissionVOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR EVERYONE
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.
We couldn’t do this without your partnership! Thank you!YOUR GIFT CHANGES YOUR COMMUNITY
Your donation goes directly to provide food, shelter and addiction recovery services to hurting men, women and families in our community. Please click here to give safely and securely online.Partner with us monthly