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April 4, 2016
Beauty Salon Coming to Charis House

Thanks to the idea of a local salon owner and her friend, a salon will be coming to Charis House in the coming months.

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March 27, 2016
Rescue Mission serves thousands of free meals for Easter

The Rescue Mission continued their tradition of serving holiday meals to the hungry and homeless by serving nearly 2,000 people on Easter Sunday.

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February 18, 2016
Rescue Mission's Treasure House featured on INsight

The Rescue Mission's Treasure House is not only a local thrift store that raises funds to help the homeless, but it also offers discounted Third Day tickets for those who donate an item.

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February 11, 2016
Spotlight on Rescue Mission

The Rescue Mission's CEO, Rev. Donovan Coley, was awarded a plaque for outstanding contributions through corporate sponsorships to MYS.

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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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