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3 ways to help this Christmas

06 Dec 2016

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

Christmas Alternatives

01 Dec 2016

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

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

15 Nov 2016

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

What a difference a turkey dinner makes!

09 Nov 2016

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

Changing people’s hearts and minds

09 Nov 2016

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

Attention savvy shoppers

08 Nov 2016

Did you get a good deal on a turkey? That’s wonderful! Would you be willing to buy one more? We would sure love that! With the recent surge in homelessness … Continue reading

What real help looks like

08 Nov 2016

You would be amazed, but despite our best intentions, our kindness has the potential to harm people experiencing homelessness. That’s why, at Everett Gospel Mission, we do our utmost to … Continue reading

How Sarah survived 4 years on the streets – barely!

11 Oct 2016

You may wonder who is counting on your Thanksgiving meals this year. Well, it’s people like Sarah. Born in Lynnwood and raised right here in Everett, she grew up watching … Continue reading

Don’t leave hope out in the cold this fall

06 Oct 2016

The nights are getting longer. For our children, the biggest thing around the corner is Halloween. Often the temperatures here in Everett drop down near freezing by then. We’re in … Continue reading

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