Entries by aaryn

Join Us for Fall Graduation, Saturday October 27, 2018

One of our most beloved events happens twice a year at the San Diego Rescue Mission. Our next graduation ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 10:30am. That’s when the men and women who have successfully completed their 12-month residential recovery programs are recognized in a special graduation ceremony. The event celebrates the […]

Newly Remodeled City Heights Thrift Store is Open!

Our newly remodeled City Heights Thrift Store is OPEN! A portion of the warehouse was gutted, remodeled and the outside was given a fresh coat of paint! Come see for yourself at 5150 University Avenue. Find store hours + download a 10% off coupon at here. Hope to see you there!  

Historic Moment for the San Diego Rescue Mission

Following the unanimously vote of City Council on June 17th approving changes of our Conditional Use Permit (CUP) by adding the Child Care center, today the President & CEO, Herb Johnson, signed the new CUP for the Rescue Mission, and thus opening a new and exciting chapter for the Rescue Mission.

Watch Trisha’s Story

Hear the story of a recent graduate from our Women & Children’s Center. Thank you to Newbreak Church for creating this beautiful video for San Diego Rescue Mission.

We’re Opening a New Thrift Store in San Diego!

We’re opening a brand NEW Thrift Shop at 3601 Sports Arena Blvd in Point Loma! San Diego Rescue Mission recently signed a 10-year lease for the Point Loma property that had been vacant for two years. “We have gathered items for the store that are ‘gently used’ and donated by caring neighbors,” said Herb Johnson, […]

Giving a Voice to the Homeless

The Stone Foxes believe that “everyone has a face…a name…and a voice” and they gave that voice to some of our clients here at the San Diego Rescue Mission in their Goodnight Moon Project series. For this project, the band visited homeless shelters across the Country, delivering food donated by their fans, and allowing those […]

The New Pastor

I read the following story during Friday’s Winter Graduation Ceremony. Since then, several people have requested that I post it to my blog. Here it is… Pastor Jeremiah Steepek The New Pastor Pastor Jeremiah Steepek (pictured right) transformed himself into a homeless person and went to his newly assigned church where he was to be […]