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Stamp to Phoenix

You may have noticed the Phoenix Rescue Mission has a new look. Not only is our shelter at the Community Services Center getting a makeover, our logo has transformed! In the early 1990’s, Rescue Missions around the country came together and agreed to adopt the “red rescue” stamp to help the world recognize the common goal of serving the homeless in their communities. The Phoenix Rescue Mission “red rescue stamp” logo that you probably know well was adopted in the mid-90’s and

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Girl Scouts Use Their Silver Project to Provide Turf to the Changing Lives Center


Joanie and Jaelah of Girl Scout Troop 1966 partnered with Paradise Greens to supply artificial turf to the Phoenix Rescue Mission women and children’s facility, the Changing Lives Center, for their Girl Scout Silver Project. The Silver Project had to provide something that would have a lasting impact. Something like sack meals would be gone the next day. As soon as the girls heard about the need for a soft, green area to fellowship outside of the dining hall, they

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Finding the Answer | June 2015 Newsletter

Finding the answer

Bill was stuck. He felt too much shame to go back. After all the time and energy the counselors and his new friends had poured into him over the last six months, Bill couldn’t stand the thought of returning to the Men’s Recovery Program a failure. Instead of facing his friends and confessing his relapse, he made a decision that would put his life in danger. He decided to take his chances living on the streets – during the hottest

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Papa Murphy’s Helps Hydrate Homeless In Code Red Summer Heat Relief Program

Papa Murphys

Water donations will be accepted at Valley Papa Murphy’s locations in June. Who:               Papa Murphy’s Pizza and Phoenix Rescue Mission What:              June 2015 Water Drive When:             June 1-30, 2015 Where:            All Valley Papa Murphy’s Locations Why:               To collect cases of water to support Phoenix Rescue Mission’s goal of hydrating the homeless Join all Valley Papa Murphy’s Pizza locations in this important endeavor to hydrate the homeless population of Phoenix. Drop off a case of water between June 1- June 30 to any Valley Papa Murphy’s Pizza

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Graduated Couple Gives Back on the Hope Coach

Thomas and Rendi

Thomas and Rendi have a lot to be excited about. They both graduated from the men’s and women’s transformations program over a year ago. (Rendi even told her story and how she could look forward to Mother’s Day for the first time in the Arizona Republic! You can read it here.) They were married, had a child of their own, and Thomas has found a good job in northeastern Arizona. Still, they came back. Thomas had not seen his mother

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