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“I lived out of the back of a pickup truck for about nine months,” Jimm recalls. “I was hungry, felt weak and depressed… it was painful.” A hot meal was just the start toward new life for Jimm.

“I’d lost my wife and daughter, I couldn’t keep a job… Even the medical detox center wouldn’t take me in and help me get recovery. I knew I needed help.”

Rejection and despair were all too common to Jimm, but when he came to Portland Rescue Mission, things seemed different. “They were genuinely concerned about me,” he says. “The Mission helped me feel like a person again. I’ve built healthy relationships with other people, and I have a personal relationship with God.”

Help more hurting people like Jimm. Donate online at http://www.PortlandRescueMission.org/lp/youtube. Or call 503-MISSION (647-7466).


Cee Harmon is the founder of Elevate Christian Network and Elevate Your Potential Magazine. He enjoys helping people improve the quality of their lives - spirit, soul, and body.
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