New Women’s Center Set to Open

EUGENE, Ore. — A new building at the Eugene Mission is shining bright. Outside, the flowers are planted and the landscape is in. Inside, workers are busy checking off the last-minute to-do list, putting up hooks for coats and installing a security system. After more than a year of construction, the new $1.6 million women’s … Continue reading »

Homeless to Working

EUGENE, Ore. — The newest job connection location is proving to be a success–and it’s only been open for a day. Goodwill partnered with the Eugene Mission to give people an opportunity for job preparation and placement. The site offers free computer, Internet and phone use, as well as one-on-one help with job applications, resumes … Continue reading »

Services for the Homeless Expand

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Mission is teaming up to expand services. Goodwill is setting up a job training center on site and will open it next week. Other social service agencies are following suit. Multiple projects are in the works at the Eugene Mission, including a new women’s shelter. They also put in a … Continue reading »

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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