News & Blog

November 8, 2016

What real help looks like

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

October 11, 2016

How Sarah survived 4 years on the streets – barely!

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

October 6, 2016

Don’t leave hope out in the cold this fall

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

September 14, 2016

1,188 reasons to Feed Hope Here!

  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

August 24, 2016

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

  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

August 5, 2016

Be Kind to Humankind, for Travis!

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

August 2, 2016

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

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

July 6, 2016

How the Summer Giving Gap Hurts People Like Lee

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

June 7, 2016

They Lost EVERYTHING in a Few Short Months

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

June 7, 2016

Defending the Cause of the Poor and Oppressed

“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