Billboard Contrasts with Eugene Mission

EUGENE, Ore. — A billboard near the Eugene Mission is raising some eyebrows. The sign, directly behind the mission, prominently declares “There is no such thing as a free lunch.” Of course, one of the functions of the Eugene Mission is to provide free lunches for those in need, as well as a place to … Continue reading »

Eugene Mission Serving More Homeless

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Mission is serving more homeless people than ever before. Organizers are ramping up their services and preparing for that number to keep growing. Two nights ago, 479 people found shelter at the Eugene Mission. The organization is reaching capacity, but staff say they need your help because they won’t turn … Continue reading »

Eugene Mission Expands Women’s Housing

EUGENE, Ore. — The percentage of homeless women in Eugene has steadily increased in the last decade. Around 700 of the 2,000 homeless people in Eugene use the services provided by the Eugene Mission every single day. Jack Tripp, the Eugene Mission’s executive director, says women are the fastest growing population in the homeless community … Continue reading »

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