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A Date with Dad

(ALLENTOWN, PA) – The Allentown Rescue Mission will hold its first Date with Dad luncheon thisFather’s Day. The father/child cookout will bring homeless dads together

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A Life Restored

(ALLENTOWN, PA) – Two years clean and nearly two years employed, the Allentown Rescue Mission is  proud to celebrate AJ’s transformation from homelessness to self-sufficiency.  

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Exploring the Importance of Family for Father’s Day

Many homeless dads will spend Father’s Day separated from their children.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 18.4 million children, 1 in 4, live without a father in the home. The  Allentown Rescue Mission works year-round to rescue, rehabilitate, and restore homeless men to their  families.  

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It’s Your Move

Learn Chess from a State Scholastic Chess Champion while Helping Your Community During the COVID-19 shutdown last summer, Anish Pallod, a three-time Pennsylvania state chess

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Life Groups

We want the men’s stay at the Allentown Rescue Mission to be as beneficial as possible, so we work hard to teach them a variety

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Growing up, John had the opportunity to witness firsthand how quickly one decision could change someone’s life. “It doesn’t take much for a small spark

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Ray’s Success

Ray was recently hired by a local company. He demonstrated his strong work ethic and positive attitude while working a job assignment through our Clean

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Thanks Ted!

Have you noticed our I AM billboards around the Lehigh Valley? They showcase donors, volunteers, graduates, and Clean Team employees. Ted is both a graduate

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Liz

Liz has been volunteering at the Allentown Rescue Mission for over six years. Typically, you can find her helping the kitchen staff. She contributes to

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Chip

After he started his own business, Chip decided to give back to the Allentown Rescue Mission in any way that he could. Chip says that

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July 2020 Newsletter

A BIG THANK YOU! Thank you to Lehigh Valley Hospital Network and the Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust! Last month the Allentown Rescue Mission applied for a

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Ted

Ted came to the Allentown Rescue Mission after he fell into some hard times. He lost his car, job, home, and wife. After learning some

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June 2020 Newsletter

MAKE-AND-DROP The Allentown Rescue Mission is restarting its Make-and-Serve Program. It is now a Make-and-Drop. Before COVID19, the Make-and-Serve Program allowed volunteers to bring a

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At age 41

At age 41, at the end of his rope and without any hope, Shane came to the Allentown Rescue Mission seeking help. On March 30th,

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New Job for Tony!

Congratulations Allentown Rescue Mission program graduate Tony (pictured in the blue Clean Team shirt) – who was hired permanently as a Production Associate at Hapco

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Scouting for Food

They filled bags and fed the hungry! (Allentown, PA)— The Boy Scouts of America helped the Allentown Rescue Mission this giving season by holding a

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May 2019 Newsletter

Christian Living Graduation This is the 2019 First quarter Christian Living Program Graduation Class! I can tell you I have never seen men as happy as when

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William’s Story

William grew up in Allentown with a loving family, who encouraged him when he decided to join the Army at just 18. While he was deployed in Vietnam, he prayed for safety.

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