Boise Rescue Mission

Rating: 5 stars   3 reviews 483

Issues: Mental Health, Homeless & Housing

Location: 308 S 24th St Boise ID 83702 USA

Mission: Since 1958, Boise Rescue Mission has reached out to the community by teaching the Word of God and provided food, shelter, clothing and opportunities to recover from homelessness to men, women and children in need.
Results: In 2013: Served 349,778 meals Provided 124,595 warm beds Handed out 70,085 articles of clothing Graduated 19 from the New Life Recovery Program Gave toys to 3,046 children at Christmas Served 2,418 first-time homeless individuals
Target demographics: homeless men, women and children
Direct beneficiaries per year: serve 349,778 meals, provided 124,595 overnight stays, handed out 70,085 articles of clothing, graduated 18 men and women from the New Life Recovery Program and served 2,418 first-time homeless individuals
Geographic areas served: Southwest Idaho
Programs: meals, overnight stays, clothing, counseling, job search assistance and recovery programs.
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EIN 82-6024295-001
208-343-2389
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Rating: 5 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

I am a member of a local Celebrate Recovery group in the Treasure Valley. We have members of the Nampa Lighthouse New Life Program attend our Celebrate Recovery. I have seen first-hand the dramatic difference that this program makes in the lives of these participants, who suffer from substance abuse, legal problems, and sometimes homelessness as well.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

seeing the tremendous difference it makes in the life of others.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

find a way to serve even more people.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

seeing people change and grow.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

I haven't met anyone directly, but everything I've heard has been stellar. I've heard of a lot of different programs available through the rescue mission that have changed lives and helped people.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

help a lot more people and change the world!

Ways to make it better...

I had more time to serve in a direct capacity.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

getting the funding and personnel to reach out even more.

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About every month

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2009-12-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

Job search program has assisted over 500 men over two and a half years to find work, save money and move out of shelters. Mission serves three meals daily on schedule, totaling over 1,000 meals per month.

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Planning implementing supervising programs

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Changed lives!

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

compassionate, competent, godly

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Change the State of idaho!

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About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-12-01

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