A Blessing for Karen Ramsey

When I came to the mission, I was broken mentally, physically, and spiritually. I was blessed to go through the Victory Program.

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Encouragement from Shaunda

I encourage anyone who is struggling with addiction to consider coming to the Durham Rescue Mission.

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The Mended Life of Walter Cole

I had tried everything but God to overcome my addictions. Then I was referred to the Durham Rescue Mission.

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How Do I Help the Homeless in Durham

There are a number of ways in which you can make a difference in the lives of our homeless neighbors here in Durham. You can volunteer in one of our kitchens, at our daycare, or even as a tutor. You can also make a gift through any of our donation options. No matter how you choose to contribute, we are incredibly grateful for your kindness. Click the links below to learn more:

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Our Mission

HOMELESS SHELTER & ADDICTION RECOVERY PROGRAM SERVING DURHAM, CHAPEL HILL & RALEIGH

As Durham, NC’s oldest and largest long-term shelter, the Durham Rescue Mission currently serves 400 men, women and children a day, 365 days a year throughout the Triangle by providing safe shelter, addiction recovery programs and much more.

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Latest News

Banquet
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We are preparing our annual Banquet on Thursday, September 21, 2017.

Back-to-School Event

We are preparing our annual Back-to-School Event on Wednesday, August 23, 2017.

The Real Truth. The Media Continues to Get it Wrong!

While factually accurate regarding the council’s vote, I’m writing to correct a false conclusion made by Ray Gronberg in his article in the 9/8/16 Herald-Sun, Read More »

Renters and Low Income Endangered of Being Pushed Out of Homes

Durham, NC – Tuesday, September 6, 2016, supporters of the Durham Rescue Mission will be gathering at City Hall that evening to show solidarity in Read More »

Durham Rescue Mission Receives $25K Donation from Walmart

The Durham Rescue Mission received a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program. Tony Gooch, our Director of Development Operations, met with Walmart Read More »

Upcoming Events

Banquet »

We are preparing our annual Banquet on Thursday, September 21, 2017.

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Back-to-School Event »

We are preparing our annual Back-to-School Event on Wednesday, August 23, 2017.

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