[vc_video link='https://youtu.be/qTcM5I8cagQ']   Eldra grew up in the “projects” of Chicago, surrounded by gang violence that influenced his life. “You drink, you gamble, you sell drugs… That was my routine,” he explains. Although his grandmother taught him about Jesus, “I chose the streets instead of a spiritual...

[vc_video link='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dI5ZKTXDeg&t=1s']   “I was broken when I came here. I had no life left in me.” Fran’s father died when she was 15, ending years of sexual abuse. But it didn’t end the damage that was done to her sense of worth and self-esteem. At 17, she started drinking…...

[vc_video link='https://youtu.be/DhBC9VjQel0']   “David struggled with life,” says his father, Rick. “He had everything we thought we could offer. We tried so many things to help him get better.” But nothing seemed to make an impact...

Join us at the Rockford Rescue Mission for our Domestic Violence Forum on March 7th from 9AM-3PM.   44% of the women staying at Rockford Rescue Mission's Women's Crisis Center report needing shelter due to Domestic Violence and Relationship Conflicts. Pastors and ministry leaders can feel very much...

Help us reach our goal of $110,000! Rockford Rescue Mission's  21st Annual Evening of Hope Telethon is January 24, 2019 from 7-9 p.m.   Mark your calendars and tune into WTVO Channel 17 to see how your gifts restore hope and change lives in the Rock River Valley....

Come visit with us! Tour Rockford Rescue Mission and enjoy a delicious lunch with Executive Director Sherry Pitney. Tours are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month, beginning at 11:15 a.m. and concluding at 1 p.m. To reserve a spot, call 815-965-5332....

Come help us celebrate transformed lives! Restoration Celebrations are special evenings. held twice a year, to honor graduates of our Men's and Women's Life Recovery Programs. Honorees have remained successful in recovery for at least six months following completion of the program. The next Restoration Celebration takes...

It was while in our Life Recovery Program that John began to understand the root cause of the anxiety and depression he’d struggled with for years – and that had consumed most of his adult life… “My parents fighting… hearing the screaming at night… never knowing...