Help bring new life to Chicago’s homeless and hurting.
As the country's oldest continuously operating Gospel rescue mission, we work to save and restore the lives of homeless and hurting men, women and children.
Your donation provides safe shelter, hot meals and lasting hope for new lives.
Job loss. Addiction. Family tragedy. There are as many roads to homelessness as there are homeless people in Chicago. Together we can help.
A safe haven for homeless men in Chicago.
Meeting the unique needs of women with children.
Help clothe and feed homeless people.
The tools to rebuild lives for the long term.
“I promised I would seek God the same way I sought drugs, and that’s what led me to Pacific Garden Mission.”
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“When I came to Pacific Garden Mission, my thoughts changed. I renewed my faith…the Hand of God is in this building.”
“I’m ready to start my life over and let the Lord shine his light through me.”
“I had nowhere to go…I just wanted to come out of the cold.”
“My life became unmanageable…I burned a lot of bridges. I prayed to God to deliver me from this addiction.”
“When I turned 15 I started getting in trouble again and using heavy drugs. When I was 17 I found heroin.”
“Things got out of control and I eventually dropped out of school…I was lonely.”
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“My father is an addict. My mom’s an alcoholic, too. I had to grow up really quickly.”