The Dangers of Winter

26 Dec 2014

Being homeless any time of year is dangerous. Malnutrition, dehydration and illness can strike whether it’s 80˚ or 30˚. But as winter settles into Snohomish County, the dangers increase. Here … Continue reading

We’ve got the Christmas spirit!

19 Dec 2014

As we get ready for the Christmas holiday, it’s easy to get lost in the lights and tinsel. Sometimes we get distracted from Jesus’ message above the noise of the … Continue reading

There’s No Deadline on Generosity

16 Dec 2014

It’s that time of year when many people are focused on giving. They are giving Christmas gifts, giving homemade fruitcakes to their neighbors, leaving a plate of fudge for the … Continue reading

Chloe’s Christmas to Remember

11 Dec 2014

Chloe* knows what it’s like to be homeless. She knows what it feels like to be looked down on simply because life circumstances stole everything from you. You see, a … Continue reading


08 Dec 2014

The holiday season is especially hard on homeless families. That’s why we want to put extra effort into sharing the true joy of Christmas with all of our residents. One … Continue reading

A Christmas to Remember

01 Dec 2014

I bet you have a holiday that stands out in your memory. Maybe it was when you were 5 and you got the bicycle you’d been praying for. Or the … Continue reading

Turkey Shortage!

21 Nov 2014

Mashed potatoes. Stuffing. Cranberry sauce. Pumpkin pie. Something’s missing. The centerpiece of Thanksgiving. The turkey. We’ve been collecting frozen turkeys all month, but we still don’t have enough to feed … Continue reading

What Numbers Tell Us

18 Nov 2014

Numbers and statistics are important. They are important because they give us an aerial view of the needs in our community. When we take a look at the numbers, they … Continue reading

Don’t Miss the Point of Thanksgiving

12 Nov 2014

When most people think of Thanksgiving, they think of the food. And rightfully so. It’s a holiday built on culinary delights like golden-roasted turkey, fluffy stuffing, creamy potatoes, tangy cranberry … Continue reading

Volunteer Spotlight: Becky

07 Nov 2014

Becky hadn’t thought about volunteering at Everett Gospel Mission until a little girl at her church collected over 50 beanie babies that she wanted to donate to the homeless boys … Continue reading