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On a Mission with Dean Kate Moorehead, St. John’s Cathedral

Each week on On a Mission, host Penny Kievet takes us for a trip to see what’s going on down by the mission. Recently, Penny sat down with Kate Moorehead, Dean of St. John’s Cathedral. St. John’s Cathedral is a vibrant church where we worship God, serve the poor and

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On a Mission with Bob McKenzie, McKenzieHR

Each week on On A Mission, host Penny Kievet dives deep in to what’s going on around The Mission. Recently, Penny spoke with Bob McKenzie of McKenzieHR. McKenzieHR is full-service Human Resources Outsourcing to small-to-medium sized companies. Services include employment compliance, benefits administration, employee relations, training and development, performance management,

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On a Mission with Jack Manilla, Entrepreneur

Each week on On A Mission, host Penny Kievet dives deep in to see what’s going on around The Mission. Today, Penny sat down with Jack Manilla. entrepreneur Jack Manilla is the author of “Secrets of The Pink House“, President and Founder of Portofino Pools and Portofino University and the

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On a Mission with Gwen Taylor, Trainer

Each week on On A Mission, host Penny Kievet dives deep in to see what’s going on around The Mission. Today, Penny sat down with Gwen Taylor. Taylor customizes training for your organization – specializing in leadership, management and communication skills development. A person can benefit from advancing their employees’

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On a Mission with Jay Haug, Living Without Lust

Each week on On A Mission, our host Penny Kievet dives deep in to see what’s going on around The Mission. Today, Penny sat down with Jay Haug from Living Without Lust. We have seen the tsunami-like struggle with internet porn and the epidemic of other lust driven behaviors, among

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“On a Mission” with Alvin Brown, Mayor of Jacksonville

Each week on On A Mission Penny Kievet interviews people in Jacksonville who are on a mission. This week Penny spoke to Alvin Brown, Former Mayor of Jacksonville who is currently running for Congress.

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“On a Mission” with Frank Castillo, Feeding Northeast Florida

Each week on On a Mission, Penny Kievet interviews people in Jacksonville who are on a mission to help. This week Penny spoke to Frank Castillo, from Feeding Northeast Florida.

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“On a Mission” with Senator Aaron Bean

Each week on On a Mission, Penny Kievet interviews people from Jacksonville that are on a mission to help the city. This week Penny spoke to Senator Aaron Bean about being an auctioneer.

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“On a Mission” with Tony Sleiman, Jacksonville Landing

Each week on On a Mission, host Penny Kievet interviews people from Jacksonville who help the community. This week Penny spoke to Tony Sleiman, the owner of the Jacksonville Landing.

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“On a Mission” with Rena Coughlin

Each week on On a Mission, our host Penny interviews people from Jacksonville who help the community. In this episode, Penny talks to Rena Coughlin from the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida.

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GRANT AWARDED: Thank You Wells Fargo Foundation

In April, City Rescue Mission was awarded an $80,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation on behalf of Wells Fargo. We are grateful for Wells Fargo’s generosity and support of our mission. The grant will be used to renovate the kitchen on our McDuff Campus so we can better serve

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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

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Tour Tuesday – A closer look into City Rescue Mission’s LifeBuilders Program

Tour Tuesday LifeBuilders – LEAP Program from City Rescue Mission Jax on Vimeo.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Whispers of an open heart – Overcoming Obstacles – Written by Michael Davis

You have heard the phrase, April Showers bring May flowers. In life, our growth and development always succeeds the down pours of trials and tribulations.  In honor of National Poetry Month, we wanted to share a poem written by our very own – Simeon. Click below to hear his poem,

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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

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