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December 9, 2015

Christmas Alternatives

You probably think that life has to be pretty terrible for the Mission to be your best Christmas ever. That may be true. But we do have a safe, warm, … Continue reading

November 12, 2015

There are meals, and then there are Thanksgiving meals!

Most of the year, the dedicated cooks in our kitchen have to make do with the ingredients they can get . . . The odds and ends people donate, the … Continue reading

November 11, 2015

Why meals matter!

Since the launch of our Feed Hope Here campaign, you may notice that we are talking a lot about food! Of course, meals are important all year long. But the … Continue reading

November 9, 2015

A Kind Heart in Danger

Del* always had a soft heart. He ran away and got married to an Alaskan Native woman at just 14 years old. For several years, he lived with her in … Continue reading

November 6, 2015

Is our heart in danger?

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Matthew 6:21 We are all born with the capacity to care for one another. How we treat the … Continue reading

September 28, 2015

Break the Cycle of poverty and homelessness

Have you ever hammered a nail with a pair of scissors? It doesn’t work and it’s dangerous. The right tools are so important. Each $25 you give right now will … Continue reading

September 23, 2015

FEED HOPE HERE Fall Campaign

We’re launching our fall Campaign and we need your help! This fall and winter will take its toll on families unless we all come together to FEED HOPE HERE! Multiply … Continue reading

September 19, 2015

What is Generational Poverty?

Generational poverty is a term applied to families who have experienced poverty for at least two generations. It can affect every aspect of a person’s life: physical, social, emotional and … Continue reading

September 8, 2015

The Power of HOPE

You’ve probably met someone who was the first in their family to go to college. But have you met anyone who was the first in their family to complete middle … Continue reading

August 31, 2015

Desperate to Escape Poverty After 46 Years

Steve* is 46. He grew up the child of a single mom in the projects of Rainier Valley. “Everybody was fighting,” he remembers of what life was like at the … Continue reading