Jesse came from a broken home. His parents’ constant fighting filled his childhood with feelings of fear, depression and anger. Turning to drugs in high school to alleviate the pain, Jesse started down a road that not only cost him his possessions, his home and what was left of his family ties – it robbed him of his freedom. “It’s hard for me to grasp how I was back then because God has changed my life so much. Even theRead More
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Last week, after being inspired by the Quarterly Celebration and graduation of clients who overcame battles with addiction, homelessness, and hopelessness, Sarah was inspired to write this poem. Anyone and everyone is welcome to attend our Quarterly Celebrations! Contact us if you would like more info on attending our next event. Here I am, I need a home In the cold, the hot, I roam I long to be transformed… A place to live—is this the key? I longRead More
Retired City of Phoenix park manager Jerry Waehner oversaw the operation of some of our biggest city parks for quite some time. When he retired, he became a regular in our cafeteria, serving hot, delicious food to those who needed it most. But it’s when he got a taste of the life-altering work of the Hope Coach that things changed.Read More
MEDIA ADVISORY Humana Foundation to donate $3,000 to program at Phoenix Rescue Mission ceremony WHO: Phoenix Rescue Mission and Human Foundation. WHAT: Six residents of Phoenix Rescue Mission’s Changing Lives Center for Women & Children, a long-term recovery program for women struggling with addiction and/or abuse, will be honored as the first graduating class of a culinary arts vocational training program funded in part by the Humana Foundation. Humana will present a $3,000 check during the ceremony so the Mission canRead More
MEDIA ADVISORY Students in grades K-12 will receive fully-stocked backpacks, uniform vouchers and sports physicals during Saturday, July 25 event WHO: Phoenix Rescue Mission and 600 students in grades K-12. WHAT: Homeless and poor students from various Title I District schools throughout the Valley will receive backpacks, uniforms, back-to-school supplies and equipment, and sports physicals. WHY: Every year Phoenix Rescue Mission hosts its back-to-school event so children of homeless and poor families have the same opportunity for success as every other student.Read More