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February 10, 2016
Local Artist unveils new sculpture donated to Charis House

Tuesday afternoon staff of the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission and Charis House revealed a new sculpture created and donated by Hector Garcia, associate professor emeritus of fine arts at IPFW.

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February 4, 2016
Church donates hundreds of shower shoes to Rescue Mission

A church group in Fort Wayne has donated hundreds of flip flops to the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission.

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January 28, 2016
Urban League, Rescue Mission address homelessness through Point In Time count

How does a municipality properly allocate resources for one of its most hidden and vulnerable populations?

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December 29, 2015
Rescue Mission announces winter plan

The Rescue Mission this winter will open certain areas of its facility based on the outside temperature, according to its Winter Weather Contingency plan.

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December 2, 2015
City must show leadership in fight against homelessness, advocates say

Leaders of agencies struggling to cope with homelessness in Fort Wayne Tuesday urged City Council members to show more leadership in tackling a problem that needs more preventive services and more shelter capacity when prevention fails.

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December 1, 2015
Council apprised on homeless issues

As temperatures begin to drop during the last few weeks of 2015, the Fort Wayne City Council heard testimony Tuesday from city officials and the leaders of several advocacy groups regarding the city’s homeless population. 

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November 24, 2015
The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission to host annual Thanksgiving Dinner

If you think cooking for Thanksgiving is a chore, imagine preparing a meal for 2,500 people.

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November 22, 2015
Rescue mission prepares for annual Thanksgiving feast

Thanksgiving is days away, but preparation has long been underway at the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission. For more than 30 years the organization has opened it’s doors to the community for the holiday.

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November 16, 2015
Rescue Mission looking to build a new home

The Rescue Mission is considering moving to a new location and is weighing the move with a feasibility study.

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September 30, 2015
IPFW Students Run for Charity

At the Nearly Naked Mile, runners were asked to dress crazy and bring some extra clothes for donations. All donations went to the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission.

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