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1,188 reasons to Feed Hope Here!

14 Sep 2016

  It breaks my heart to think that on one bitter-cold January night, they counted 1,188 people in Snohomish County stashed away in cars, tents, cheap motel rooms and even … Continue reading

Ella was like 47% of Americans . . . living on the edge!

24 Aug 2016

  I recently read in the Washington Post that 47% – nearly half – of Americans could not afford an unexpected $400 expense. Not even with their credit cards! People … Continue reading

Be Kind to Humankind, for Travis!

05 Aug 2016

We’re in the final days of summer. This is a pretty tough time at Everett Gospel Mission . . . So many people in need, and it’s the hardest time … Continue reading

Ella was like 47% of Americans . . . living on the edge!

02 Aug 2016

I recently read in the Washington Post that 47% – nearly half – of Americans could not afford an unexpected $400 expense. Not even with their credit cards! People would … Continue reading

How the Summer Giving Gap Hurts People Like Lee

06 Jul 2016

Snohomish County is a beehive of activity … we’re working in our gardens, throwing barbecues and spending time enjoying the sparkling waters of Puget Sound. Unfortunately, that also means donations … Continue reading

They Lost EVERYTHING in a Few Short Months

07 Jun 2016

Your support is changing lives and that’s really an understatement. Violet is one of so many grateful men and women who have straggled into the Mission, emaciated and exhausted, and … Continue reading

Defending the Cause of the Poor and Oppressed

07 Jun 2016

“Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.” – Psalm 82:3 NIV Thinking about how the Lord sacrificed so much for me makes … Continue reading

Caring for the Whole Person

22 May 2016

By Sylvia Anderson The fact that Simon can still walk at 58 is a miracle. “The doctors told me I’d be flat on my back by the time I was … Continue reading

We Didn’t Know What We Didn’t Know

16 May 2016

By Sylvia Anderson When our staff gathered a few years ago to discuss ways we can help more people, our conversation led to a shocking realization. Even our staff – … Continue reading

Asking the Right Questions

16 May 2016

By Sylvia Anderson An insensitive word, even if it’s not meant to be hurtful, can change the course of an entire conversation. In my 15+ years of working with people … Continue reading