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One Flood

  Over the past few weeks, the Mission has been under construction due to flood damage and necessary upgrades.  No services have been suspended but we have had to move things around.  When the construction began, we just planned on revamping the entryway in order to make the Mission a more welcoming place for the

Required Reading for Ending Homelessness

Want to help end homelessness?  I hope so.  The following books are recommended by the people at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission who have dedicated their lives to helping homeless men and women.  Look through the list and pick one to read on your own.   Invisible Neighbors by John Ashman Recommended by Executive Director Dick McMillen “Invisible Neighbors

Bringing a Son Home

One hundred years ago, an educated woman named Harriet Monroe wrote an article about her time at Sunday Breakfast Association, now Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission.  Despite struggling with understanding how to best help, she works hard to bring a son back to his mother.  Read this historical account and see how much things have changed!   Abbreviated

Families have the Power to Prevent Homelessness

A few days ago, Overcomer Thomas came up to me and said, “I have bad news.” My hands shot up to my mouth while my mind rushed with potential catastrophes: death in the family, fellow Overcomer relapse, Garfield the Cat is lost.  “I am leaving the program,” he continues.  My mind is running at triple speed:

Christine Shares Her Story

This testimony was written by Sunday Breakfast’s first female graduate, Christine, who is currently working at Wayne Hall.  Learn more about Christine and Wayne Hall by reading her story and seeing life through her eyes. As I ponder what to say about Wayne Hall, the women’s division of Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission, a flood of stories and anecdotes run through

Nine Year Volunteer, Laurel, Reflects on Spring, Trust, and Hope

The following was written by Laurel Tackett. Laurel and her husband, Phil, have been volunteering once a week at the Mission for nine years!   Riding on the train to come to volunteer at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission in the early spring, I see the promise of new life everywhere. There are tiny buds on