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Back to School Backpack Give-away and Cookout

Since 1999, the Durham Rescue Mission has held an annual community outreach event, to provide new backpacks filled with new school supplies for at-risk children.  The Durham Rescue Mission wants

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Easter Event 2015

1,897 people attended the Durham Rescue Mission’s Annual Easter Community Dinner.   333 volunteers at the Mission distributed 1325 Easter Baskets, 864 free bags of groceries, 7231 articles of clothing, and

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Christmas Community Dinner and Toy Give-away

5,415 Toys Given to Needy Children Durham Rescue Mission’s Annual Christmas Dinner Wrap-up The Durham Rescue Mission hosted its 39th annual Christmas Dinner and Toy give away on Tuesday, December

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Big Thanks to Little River School

A big thanks to Lauren Sullivan who celebrated her 10th birthday this year by collecting 700 toys for kids in need who will attend our Christmas Community Dinner and Toy

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Over 800 Thanksgiving Meals served at the Durham Rescue Mission

The Durham Rescue Mission hosted their Annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner feeding 700 homeless, hungry, and needy men, women, and children of the Triangle. This event is held outdoors at the Mission’s

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2014 Back to School Party

At-Risk Children Lined Up for Backpacks 4,397 attended the Back to School Party and Cookout The Durham Rescue Mission held its 15th Annual Back to School Party and Cookout for

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Easter Dinner 2014

On April 18 2,393 people attended the Durham Rescue Mission’s Annual Easter Community Dinner.   348 volunteers at the Mission distributed 1,242 Easter Baskets, 900 free bags of groceries, over 6,000 articles of clothing, and served 2,143 meals!

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Christmas Event 2013

The Durham Rescue Mission hosted its 38th annual Christmas Dinner and Toy give away on Tuesday, December 24th, 2013. Volunteers started cooking 175 turkeys at 7PM the night before to

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Thanksgiving Event 2013

The Durham Rescue Mission hosted their Annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner feeding 478 homeless, hungry, and needy men, women, and children of the Triangle. This event is held outdoors at the

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Back to School Party 2013!

Special speakers at today’s event included Mayor Bill Bell, Mayor Pro Tem Cora Cole-McFadden, and Chair of Durham School Board of Education Heidi Carter challenged the children to dream big

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

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