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Since 1871 we have made a life-changing impact on the hungry, homeless and hurting.

Impact Statistics

Impact Statistics

Thousands of meals are served each day, but that’s just the start of the impact we have thanks to God’s redeeming love.

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Stories of Change

Stories of Change

Homeless and hurting men, women and children turn to us in need of restoration. Each has a story that is uniquely their own. Here are a few.

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President's Message

President's Message

President's Message for September 2020 PGM News From Pastor Phil In Luke 10:29-37, Jesus tells the story of the good It all starts with a question: “But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour?” Jesus tells the story and then answers the question: “And he said, He that shewed mercy on Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou I believe that the Church has an amazing opportunity in light of all the unrest happening in our So many are confused, depressed, and frightened by recent Instead of retreating, the Church can be a neighbor to so many in need of During the recent pandemic, I witnessed incredible acts of COVID-19 hit the homeless population extremely We had numerous individuals that were positive with the coronavirus on quarantine in our dorms at How would they eat? Who would serve them? Would the ones serving also be infected? We had many dedicated staff stay and minister to the sick at the expense of their own Two individuals left their family and stayed around the clock to bring meals and clean clothes and to minister to the This is being a good Karen, one of our ladies who was COVID-positive writes, “I am writing to you to let you know how grateful I am for how Pacific Garden Mission took care of me through the COVID-19 These ladies cleaned the overnight guest bathroom, swept and mopped the dorm, and they made sure we got breakfast, lunch, and I don't know what we would have done without Ayanda writes, “The staff could have stayed The food, water, medication, free testing, and a place to sleep—I am grateful for all that has been provided for me in this time of hardship on Lori writes, “I have been impressed with the staff and program ladies who were not sick yet chose to work diligently to get everything us sick people But above all, for the prayers and everyone’s concern and caring, thank you and thank you for keeping a roof over my I want to thank you, our supporters, who prayed and sacrificially gave to make it possible to care for one of the most vulnerable groups in society during a difficult Imagine being homeless during a worldwide But thanks to you, they had somewhere to That is being a neighbor—thank you for your great deeds of mercy! Please help support Pacific Garden Mission today so that more men and women can overcome homelessness, pain, and addiction while finding peace in GIVE NOW!

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Stewardship Update

Stewardship Update

September 2020 PGM News - Stewardship Update From Stephen Welch, Director of Development We share the Gospel of Christ many times a day at Pacific Garden And as we care for the hearts of our guests, we also feed, clothe, and shelter those who come through our Here, our mission field often becomes our One way we serve this family with the compassion of Christ and minister with the transforming message of the Gospel is through the food we serve and We are grateful to our donors who make the meals Below is a partial list of the items we will use this fall to feed the multitudes:     The three-month kitchen needs to prepare for Fall 2020 Ground beef — 3,000 Poultry — 7,000 Pork — 1,000 Potatoes — 3,000 Eggs — 1,500 per dozen = 2,250 lbs) Cheese — 4,000 Milk — 2,000 lbs per gallon = 17,200 lbs) Vegetables — 15,000 Dry Beans — 1,200 lbs Long grain rice — 2,000 lbs Some other breakfast/lunch staples include: Breakfast sausage — 3,000 lbs Oatmeal — 1,800 lbs Pancake mix — 1,100 lbs Sandwich bread — 63,400 slices (~4,000 lbs) Luncheon meat — 3,000 lbs The total weight above is 67,550 lbs! We are grateful for the volunteers, donors, and prayer partners that help us create a healthy environment at PGM where Jesus Please help support Pacific Garden Mission today so that more men and women can overcome homelessness, pain, and addiction while finding peace in GIVE NOW!

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