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The power of a few well-timed words

15 Jan 2016

One of the most gratifying parts of my work is seeing someone who is truly coachable soak up every bit of wisdom we can give them. And then they just … Continue reading

A Black and Blue Christmas

15 Dec 2015

I will never forget when Valerie showed up at Everett Gospel Mission. A cab dropped her off on Christmas Day. Her eyes were swollen almost shut. She wore ill-fitting clothes … Continue reading

The Dangers of Winter

11 Dec 2015

Something amazing happens when women and children come through our door. Our staff, volunteers and even fellow residents rush to greet and welcome them. They triage their needs to make … Continue reading

Christmas Alternatives

09 Dec 2015

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

There are meals, and then there are Thanksgiving meals!

12 Nov 2015

Most of the year, the dedicated cooks in our kitchen have to make do with the ingredients they can get . . . The odds and ends people donate, the … Continue reading

Why meals matter!

11 Nov 2015

Since the launch of our Feed Hope Here campaign, you may notice that we are talking a lot about food! Of course, meals are important all year long. But the … Continue reading

A Kind Heart in Danger

09 Nov 2015

Del* always had a soft heart. He ran away and got married to an Alaskan Native woman at just 14 years old. For several years, he lived with her in … Continue reading

Is our heart in danger?

06 Nov 2015

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Matthew 6:21 We are all born with the capacity to care for one another. How we treat the … Continue reading

Break the Cycle of poverty and homelessness

28 Sep 2015

Have you ever hammered a nail with a pair of scissors? It doesn’t work and it’s dangerous. The right tools are so important. Each $25 you give right now will … Continue reading

FEED HOPE HERE Fall Campaign

23 Sep 2015

We’re launching our fall Campaign and we need your help! This fall and winter will take its toll on families unless we all come together to FEED HOPE HERE! Multiply … Continue reading