Mission for FamiliesMonday, February 24th, 2014
Yvette Diggs, 45, moved to Eugene from Houston in search of a bigger salary and a better life for herself and her 7-year-old son, Aydan Diggs.Read More of the Story
Homeless for 6 months, mom gets her family off the streetsThursday, September 12th, 2013
“Resources are fewer, and the need is greater,” said Diana Wise, the shelter assistant director. “I’ve been at First Place for 8 years, and it’s the worst I’ve ever seen it. I get phone calls every day from people who have never been in this circumstance before, who are desperate, they’re afraid, they’re desperate, they’re in tears, and they don’t know where to turn.”Read More of the Story
A Slice of Kindness for The MissionWednesday, September 4th, 2013
Little Caesar’s Pizza spent the morning dishing out food to those in need one pie at a time.
A portable kitchen that travels throughout the country stopped at the Eugene Mission Wednesday morning to serve 130 pizzas.
Eugene Mission Loses Health CareMonday, August 26th, 2013
Cuts in the Lane County Health and Human Services Department may leave people at the Eugene Mission without health care.
Many of the men, women and children living at the Eugene Mission haven’t enjoyed a healthy lifestyle. After surviving life on the streets, some come into the mission suffering a wide variety of physical and mental illnesses.Read More of the Story
The Eugene Mission DownsizesThursday, August 8th, 2013
In an effort to better serve its current population, the Eugene Mission has cut beds in its men’s shelter and its mothers and children’s center.Read More of the Story
Changing the MissionWednesday, July 17th, 2013
Shelter pursues same goal, but stiffens rules and caps admission.Read More of the Story
On a new MissionFriday, June 28th, 2013
A big change is coming to the Eugene Mission as the homeless shelter ends its longtime program of collecting and selling old newspapers.Read More of the Story
Eugene Mission Cuts Newspaper RecyclingFriday, June 28th, 2013
The Eugene Mission is expanding services, allowing the nonprofit to assist more clients with food, shelter and clothing, but now the mission is preparing to cut a major program.Read More of the Story
Women’s CenterFriday, June 28th, 2013
On Monday, Schnaible and other women who live at the Eugene Mission homeless shelter will begin moving to a new dormitory.Read More of the Story
New Women’s Center at Eugene Mission opens SaturdayFriday, June 28th, 2013
Saturday marks a big step forward for the Eugene Mission near downtown and for homeless women seeking a better life.Read More of the Story