News & Events

Photo from 2015 Summer Picnic, sponsored by the SBMC

Replenish, Refresh, and Renew; CRM and the SBMC providing summer picnic to Jacksonville neighbors in need.

On Saturday June 25, 2016, City Rescue Mission (CRM) and the Southside Business Men’s Club (SBMC) will partner together to host a summer picnic for Jacksonville’s neighbors in need. The picnic will begin at 11:00a.m. at our New Life Inn located at 234 W. State Street. The Southside Business Men’s Club have been collecting donations […]

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Calm after the storm: A Father’s Story

This Father’s Day will be an emotional one for fathers like Matthew, a current recipient of City Rescue Mission’s Emergency Services Programs. Traditionally, the New Life Inn serves as the front door of CRM’s LifeBuilders Program and offers food and nightly shelter to single men and women, as well as women with children. Matthew and […]

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AGRM’s 2016 Annual Convention being held in Jacksonville, FL to help fight drug and homelessness epidemic

According to the Obama Administration in a statement released in October 2015, there are more Americans today dying from drug related deaths than motor vehicle crashes. Unfortunately, surveys also indicate that drug abuse is the leading cause for homelessness. With Homelessness, food insecurity, and drug and alcohol addiction always a concern in major cities around […]

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CRM’s 70 Day Challenge

In honor of our 70th year anniversary, we have been challenged to raise $70,000 in 70 days and we need Jacksonville’s help! Thanks to the support from volunteers, and donors, we are giving hope. All of our programs are provided at no cost to the recipient, and we receive no government assistance for our programs. […]

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Jacksonville University Students Flex to Feed those in Need

Have you ever wondered what happens to unused flex bucks at Universities around the country? Flexbucks are cash value credit available to purchase meals and flexbucks do not roll over at the conclusion of the semester. Many students frivolously spend their remaining flex bucks at the campus convenience store where they shop until they drop! […]

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AGRM House Party

Jacksonville Ministries Host “House Party for the Neighbors!” on June 7

City Rescue Mission, Trinity Rescue Mission, Mercy Support Services, and other Jacksonville-area urban ministries are inviting the public to join them at their House Party for the Neighbors! event. The celebration is scheduled for Tuesday night, June 7 at the historic Florida Theatre, located at 128 East Forsyth Street in downtown Jacksonville. The lineup of […]

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Jacksonville Public Library helping CRM LifeBuilders Students LEAP back into society

Thanks to a recent grant funded by Jax Journey, students in City Rescue Mission’s LifeBuilders Program are getting more than just physical and spiritual healing. The Jacksonville Public Library’s LEAP Program is giving students the tools and resources to gain confidence in future employment. The LEAP program stands for “Library Enhanced Access Program.” The goal […]

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Dressing for Life: How CRM Volunteers Cover the Basics.

In the spirit of Volunteer Appreciation Week, City Rescue Mission currently has over 800 active volunteers who help City Rescue Mission serve over 700 people on any given day. With three locations, and over 20 different ways to volunteer, it would take City Rescue Mission a lifetime to acknowledge each individual, or group for their […]

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