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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, “Council puts mission property in

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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 asking the Durham City Council

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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 Regional General Manager John Mims

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The Life and Testimony of John Rush

On September 16th, 2002, John Rush’s life was dramatically changed when another person’s decision placed him in the hospital. Sunday, June 19th, 2016, John’s story was shared on WRAL News.

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New Life Groundbreaking

The Durham Rescue Mission held a groundbreaking ceremony February 2, 2016 for the first of three new academic residence halls for Victory Program students at the Durham Rescue Mission. These

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July 4th Thrift Store Coupon!

July 4th savings! See coupon for details … happy shopping!

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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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Kendra Scott and California Pizza Kitchen Fundraisers

Shop, Eat, and Help the Homeless On Thursday, June 25, at The Streets of Southpoint Mall in Durham, you can help the homeless when you: Eat at California Pizza Kitchen

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2015 Spring Culinary Arts Graduation

On June 11th in the Clegg’s Dining Hall at the Durham Rescue Mission Center for Hope, 15 men and women received certificates of completion from the Durham Tech Culinary Arts

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Willie Parker Volunteering

We were honored to have former NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Lineman, Willie Parker, serve dinner and fellowship at our Men’s division last night! “it’s benefiting a great cause. I just

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Encouragement from Shaunda
I encourage anyone who is struggling with addiction to consider coming 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.
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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