Want to be a big part of changing lives at Rockford Rescue Mission—and maybe even in your own neighborhood? Join us for our Week of Compassion, July 25-29. Each day features a different way you can impact someone’s life. “We have such a compassionate, giving community,”...

Rockford Rescue Mission's Sept. 15 Women of Hope event celebrates the release of our new book, The Other Side of Hope: From Dark Valleys to Wholeness. The book tells the powerful stories of seven brave women who all have separate connections to the Mission. Women of...

In this news story from MyStateline.com, Rockford City Council members and Rockford Rescue Mission discuss the problem of panhandling at busy intersections — and a better alternative....

Warmer weather, coupled with a 2021 federal court decision lifting a ban on panhandling, has sent an increasing number of people to Rockford intersections soliciting donations. Rockford Rescue Mission has created “Get Help” cards for concerned citizens to give to people seeking help. “These interactions can present an uncomfortable...

As part of a series on the book of James, First Free church in Rockford featured Ron Smith from our Life Recovery Program. Given a second chance at turning his life around at the Mission, Ron tells his story of humility and hope. ...

WREX-TV did a wonderful story about the Mission's Remade class, focusing on one of our Life Recover residents, Cathy....

Here's a nice story from WREX-TV news, about Nettie's Mercantile and our participation in this weekend's Vintage Shop Hop....

Northwest Quarterly magazine recently featured Rockford Rescue Mission's Life Recovery Program. Read the story by Assistant Managing Editor Jermaine Pigee....

Mark your calendars! Our annual Evening for Hope Telethon is 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022 on WTVO and Facebook Live. See how your gifts restore HOPE and transform lives in the Rock River Valley. Sponsored by Subway....