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Here to Promote Accountability

2021/05/14

Did you know that over 80 of the men who stayed with us in March and April were employed? We are extremely thankful to the amazing buisinesses in The Valey who offer employment to our clients and support the Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley.

The Mission is here to:

(1) Proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ,

(2) Promote Accountability to help our guests grow out of homelessness and

(3) Provide food and emergency shelter.

2 Run 4 Mattresses Fundraiser

2021/01/14

For one 24-hour period on Saturday, March 13, 2021, Rick Blair and others plan to run one mile, every hour, for 24 hours to bring awareness to the Supply Our Shelter campaign for the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley.Rick and the others hope to raise money to aid in the purchase of the 185 much-needed new mattresses that will be placed in the new Rescue Mission. Rick Blair explains how the idea formed.

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Point 5K is going virtual in 2020!

2020/05/14

Please click here to download and print a paper copy of our point5k sponsorship form!

The 2nd Annual Point 5k has been set for the second week in July! Due to COVID-19 we are moving the event to a virtual format, so you can walk at home, in a park or even on your treadmill.

If you are ready to take on the 1640 foot walk/run … all you’ll need to do is walk out your front door 820 steps,

3-19-20 update on COVID-19 from Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley

2020/03/20

Brief video update on the COVID-19 crisis from Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley CEO John Muckridge. Please click here to watch.

COVID-19 update from Mission CEO (3-13-20)

2020/03/20

Initial response to the COVID-19 crisis from Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley on 3-13-20. Please click here to read the news release.

Ground has been broken to Move Our Mission!

2019/10/31

On October 31, 2019, a ceremonial ground breaking took place to Move Our Mission and build a replacement homeless shelter in Mahoning County. Since the early 1970s the Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley has been located in the former African American YMCA building located at 962 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd in Youngstown. Today was the first step in an anticipated 12 month building project to relocate to a single story building designed to care for men,

Socktober! Celebrate with us!

2019/09/22

October is “Socktober” at the Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley. Join us!

Amish Auction Friday Night to benefit the Mission!

2019/09/19

Don’t miss this special event to help #MoveOurMission! Friday, Sept 20th will be the date for the Valley Marketplace Benefit Auction to help Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley. Join us in the parking lot under the big tent at 6:30 as the owners of the shops inside the market auction off lots of great items from their shops and the community. Best part — 100% of the proceeds will help build a replacement emergency homeless shelter in Youngstown!

Happenings This Fall

2019/09/05

There are lots of great events happening in the community this Fall to benefit the Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley! We are so grateful to all of these kind friends who are helping the Mission and we hope you’ll support the events and their efforts! Be sure to check out our events page for details.

Celebrate Cleveland’s Opening Day with us!

2019/03/06

Who’s ready for Spring? Opening Day for Cleveland is Monday April 1st! Have a little fun at work that day and encourage your coworkers to wear team colors and dress down in exchange for a donation to the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley! More details and the form to sign up can be found here.