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November 27, 2014
Thanksgiving in Fort Wayne

The Rescue Mission fed 3,000 meals to those in need on Thursday. The shelter cooked 160 turkeys, went through 20 crates of mashed potatoes and 20 crates of green beans. The Thanksgiving meal was funded primarily through donations and prepared by volunteers.

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November 24, 2014
Rescue Mission prepares to serve 3,000 meals on Thanksgiving

Nearly 5,000 pounds of food will be prepared for the Rescue Mission’s Thanksgiving meal. Last year, the shelter served about 2,500 meals to the hungry and homeless.

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November 22, 2014
Nationally Renowned Rescue Mission choir to perform at Sweetwater Sound

Final event for Hunger and Homelessness Week to feature current and past residents.

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November 19, 2014
City responds to eviction of homeless from downtown riverfront

On Thursday, about a dozen homeless people who were living outside on riverfront property received eviction notices that stated they were violating a city ordinance by staying in a tent on city property, near the river.

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November 19, 2014
Radio station raises more than $60,000 for Rescue Mission

Listeners of a Fort Wayne radio station donated more than $63,000 over just a couple days for the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission, the station reported. Leaders at Star 88.3 decided to raise the money in response to the recent homeless evictions downtown and the extremely cold weather.

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November 18, 2014
National Hunger & Homelessness Week observed locally

To raise awareness about the homeless here and across the country several events have been planned, Nov. 14-22. The theme of this week is "Real Change, Not Spare Change." It is based on a campaign launched by the Rescue Mission in June to address panhandling, homelessness and hunger in the Fort Wayne area.

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November 17, 2014
Concerns, solutions voiced for homelessness awareness week

City and community leaders rallied to bring awareness to “the least of these” as part of Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week Monday. It comes days after the city evicted almost a dozen homeless people from downtown riverfront property.

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November 14, 2014
Volunteers brave night in cold to help homeless

More than two dozen volunteers spent the night living outside to get a firsthand look into what it is like to sleep out in the cold.

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July 31, 2014
"Real Change, Not Spare Change" Featured on INSight

Pastor D was on INSight today talking about Real Change, Not Spare Change. Check out the video to see what it means and how you can get involved!

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July 30, 2014
Downtown Development Not Limited to Real Estate

For the Mission, downtown development is about more than real estate. It's about people.

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