The goal of the Springfield Rescue Mission is to meet the physical & spiritual needs of the hungry, homeless, addicted, & poor in Jesus name
Have you ever wondered what it would like to be homeless, hungry, addicted or desperately poor? We know. We see. We help. Every hot meal, every night of safe shelter, and every day of life-changing rehabilitation services help!
Over 124 years have passed since the doors of the Springfield Rescue Mission first opened. Through the years, the Mission has stood as a beacon of hope while you and other donors have made it possible for thousands of our area's homeless place their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and inspired them to put their lives back together.
From Ron Willoughby, Executive Director/CEO … “From the look on his weathered face, I could tell my homeless friend had something on his mind. There was a lifetime of pain etched deeply into his forehead. And yet, against all odds, he was thankful. He wasn’t just thankful, he was thankful for our donor, and especially for our volunteers. “I’m thankful that they treat us, and look at us, as individual human beings,” he said. “I’m thankful that they try to befriend us.” That, my friend, is Thanksgiving in the real world — the kind you inspire when you help others put their lives back together.”
We give thanks to God for what He has done through our volunteers and donors but we also recognize that there is still much to do. You see, many in our community are still struggling to feed their families, pay their mortgages, or find a job. Many are still battling addictions. They’re turning to the Mission in growing numbers. That’s why we need your help now.
Won’t you reach out to the homeless and hungry this Thanksgiving with help and hope in Jesus’ name? Please help today. And if you can volunteer at one of our meals or other events, please contact our office as soon as possible. You’ll give someone in need a reason to be thankful, and reap a harvest of joy for yourself!
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10 Mill Street
PO BOX 9045 SPRINGFIELD, MA 01102-9045