December 26, 2016

Raising newborn triplets in a van

There was a time when we mostly sheltered men at the Mission. They often struggled with alcohol or drug addiction. But more and more, the face of homelessness is changing. … Continue reading

December 26, 2016

Feed Hope Here is for our whole community

When we talk about our Feed Hope Here campaign, it’s usually about the hunger of the people in distress who come to Everett Gospel Mission. Truly, every meal friends like … Continue reading

December 21, 2016

A Black and Blue Christmas

I will never forget when Valerie showed up at Everett Gospel Mission. A cab dropped her off on Christmas Day. Her eyes were swollen almost shut. She wore ill-fitting clothes … Continue reading

December 17, 2016

Failing for Food

With 1 in 5 children across America hovering in the poverty zone, we’ve all suspected that many are going hungry. But a recent survey showed some of the shocking strategies … Continue reading

December 15, 2016

The Dangers of Winter

Something amazing happens when women and children come through our door. Our staff, volunteers and even fellow residents rush to greet and welcome them. They triage their needs to make … Continue reading

December 6, 2016

3 ways to help this Christmas

This time of year we have so much going on. It’s such a popular time to volunteer at Everett Gospel Mission, that all our slots for serving Christmas meals are … Continue reading

December 1, 2016

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 15, 2016

He sheltered in a Porta-Potty . . . Then two blankets changed his life!

The roots of Kyle’s homelessness really go back to his childhood. He was one of 10 children growing up in desperate poverty. Most of the places he remembers living in … Continue reading

November 9, 2016

What a difference a turkey dinner makes!

I’m so impressed and delighted by the success of our Feed Hope Here Kitchen Program. Every day, our students take a mish mash of donated food and turn it into … Continue reading

November 9, 2016

Changing people’s hearts and minds

We’re really focused on gathering the Thanksgiving meals right now. But the Feed Hope Here campaign is also about changing people’s hearts and minds. You see, I truly believe that … Continue reading