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Bay Area Rescue Mission: Learn about the beginnings of the Bay Area Rescue Mission, starting with their founder Larry Wattell and the progression leading up to how they continue to impact the Greater Bay Area today.
About The Bay Area Rescue Mission
They provide food, shelter, warm showers and fresh clean clothes for the body, and the Gospel message of eternal hope for the soul. The Rescue Mission helps meet the basic needs of hurting and homeless men, women, and children in the Bay Area with food and a clean, safe place to sleep.
With more than 7 million people, the Bay Area is a center of culture, education and commerce for the Pacific Rim. But it is also home to more than 35,000 homeless men, women and children. As the area’s largest provider of services to those who are homeless and impoverished, the Bay Area Rescue Mission offers people the help they need to build a brighter tomorrow.
Protection from the elements and from the hazards of street life is essential to their guests’ health and state of mind, especially for women with small children. It also gives them the opportunity to begin addressing their problems.
In 2016, the Rescue Mission provided more than 77,000 nights of shelter and more than 788,000 meals. Nearly half of the concentrated poverty neighborhoods in the Bay Area are in the East Bay.
- For the latest updates, news and information from the Bay Area Rescue Mission, visit them online at: http://www.bayarearescue.org
Bay Area Rescue Mission Channel | San Francisco (Richmond), CA
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