Alex Winn's Second Chance

“I want to thank the Durham Rescue Mission for pointing me to the God that saved my life.”

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God Works a Miracle For Sheila Wilder

“The Durham Rescue Mission has totally changed my life.”

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Chris Wallace Achieves His Goal

“It all starts with knowing your weaknesses then you can build on your strengths.”

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John Davis' Incredible Transformation

“My life went from living for the things of this world to living for God’s will for my life.”

 

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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

Convergint Technologies Partners with Durham Rescue Mission on Landscaping Project
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Friday, October 9, 2020, Convergint Technologies arrived at 9:00 AM to the Durham Rescue Mission’s men’s campus at 1201 E Main St to partner with Read More »

HomewardBound – September 2020 Issue

Read about an update on Lenny’s life since becoming the Volunteer Coordinator. If you’d like to help transform lives as well, please consider donating today!

Thanksgiving Voucher Card Donation Program

The Durham Rescue Mission is proud to once again sponsor a donation program that will help your donation help twice as many people. When you Read More »

2020 Back-to-School Drive Thru

The Durham Rescue Mission is hosting its 22nd Annual Back-to-School Event on August 14th at 11:00 AM. It will be a bit differently than in Read More »

HomewardBound – June 2020 Issue

Read about an update on William’s life since becoming the Senior Office Clerk. If you’d like to help transform lives as well, please consider donating Read More »

Upcoming Events

2020 Back-to-School Drive Thru »

The Durham Rescue Mission is hosting its 22nd Annual Back-to-School Event on August 14th at 11:00 AM. It will be a bit differently than in Read More »

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9th Annual Grip It ‘N Rip It Golf Classic »

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and under the guidance from the local and state authorities, the 9th Annual Grip It ‘N Rip It Golf Classic Read More »

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