Tag Archives: Rescue Mission

Racism & Homelessness

National advocacy group shows that racial inequality plays a major factor in housing instability People of color are more likely to become homeless and, once so, remain homeless longer than people of other backgrounds, according to the Center for Social Innovation, a national advocacy group working to understand and alleviate the web of social issues connected to inequality. A public ... Read More »

Bridge for Life

An unlikely friendship opens opportunities for homeless community It’s a cloudy Saturday afternoon as Kate Waltman crosses the intersection of South Clinton and West Onondaga streets. She walks under the overpass where the “Lives Change Here” sign is painted and stops at a bridge. Looking down, she points to a spot below. “That’s where Timmy and I would sometimes meet.” ... Read More »

Celebrating 125 Years of Creating a More United Community

Syracuse Rescue Mission holds prayer breakfast to commemorate historic efforts Sept. 4, 2012 marked the 125th anniversary of the Syracuse Rescue Mission and its commitment to helping community members in need. As part of a string of celebrations, this morning the Rescue Mission held a prayer breakfast for various members, volunteers and donors—along with pastors and other church figures from ... Read More »