Mission: THE RESCUE MISSION OF ROANOKE IS A NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION ORGANIZED UNDER VIRGINIA LAWS AS A CHRISTIAN CRISIS INTERVENTION CENTER WHICH SEEKS TO MINISTER TO THE WHOLE PERSON AND PROVIDE EMERGENCY FOOD, SHELTER AND CLOTHING TO ANYONE IN NEED, REGARDLESS OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN.
Programs: The rescue mission works 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to combat the problems of homelessness, hunger, and poverty. In 2017, 245,268 meals were served, 93,376 nights of shelter were provided, and 19,183 hours of classes taught. The rescue mission's free clinic had 18,099 patient visits and provided $3,185,439 in free healthcare. 93,716 volunteer hours helped to provide all of these services to the community's neediest citizens. As a result of the work of the mission, there were 6,052 professions of faith.