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January 8, 2019
$1.5M gift helps Rescue Mission capital campaign

A $1.5 million gift described as perhaps the largest in the last 15 to 20 years of The Lutheran Foundation's history will get construction of the new men's shelter of The Rescue Mission off the ground in upcoming weeks.

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December 27, 2018
Mission sees uptick in shelter population

Demand for The Rescue Mission's emergency men's shelter has increased in recent weeks, serving, on average, 16 more men than the beginning of December.

 
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December 25, 2018
Rescue Mission served thousands of meals to hungry across the Fort

The Rescue Mission served all types of food from turkey, green beans, mash potatoes and desserts to families across the Fort.

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December 25, 2018
Rescue Mission serves record number of Christmas meals

More than 3,000 meals were served on Christmas day.

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December 22, 2018
Walk memorializes deceased homeless

The Fort Wayne community came together to remember the 25 homeless people who died this year.

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November 22, 2018
Rescue Mission serves thousands of meals

More than 3,000 Thanksgiving meals were served at the Rescue Mission, and the majority of them were taken home for families to enjoy.

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November 17, 2018
Rescue Mission preparing for holidays

 Volunteers and donations are needed as the weather starts to cool down and the holidays are approaching.

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November 13, 2018
Spotlight on Homelessness

On Monday, November 12, The Rescue Mission kicked off National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week.

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October 20, 2018
Over 100 people sleep outside for the homeless

The 5th annual One Night Without A Home is going on from 7 p.m. Friday night to 7 a.m. Saturday morning to raise awareness and money for homelessness.

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October 17, 2018
I&M aiding Rescue Mission

The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission received a $300,000 donation Tuesday toward its expanded shelter for homeless men at the southeast corner of Lafayette Street and East Washington Boulevard downtown.

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