Mission for Families

February, 24, 2014

Read the full article at RegisterGuard.com 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.

The Eugene Mission Downsizes

August, 8, 2013

Read the full article at OPB.com 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.

Changing the Mission

July, 17, 2013

Read the full article at RegisterGuard.com With Eugene-Springfield’s homeless population seemingly on the rise, the area’s only homeless shelter is making it tougher to get in and stay in.

On a new Mission

June, 28, 2013

Read the full article at RegisterGuard.com A big change is coming to the Eugene Mission as the homeless shelter ends its longtime program of collecting and selling old newspapers.

Eugene Mission Cuts Newspaper Recycling

Read the full story at KEZI.com 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.

Women’s Center

Read the full article at RegisterGuard.com Suzanne Schnaible is ready to move. Eager, in fact. On Monday, Schnaible and other women who live at the Eugene Mission homeless shelter will begin moving to a new dormitory.

New leader completes his Mission

Read the full article at RegisterGuard.com When the former self-described “yuppie” moved here from the East Coast two years ago, Eugene Mission Executive Director Jack Tripp realized he was naive.

Homeless to Working

February, 11, 2013

By Sean CuellarFor the KEZI.comFebruary 11, 2013 Read the original article at KEZI.com The newest job connection location is proving to be a success–and it’s only been open for a day.

Goodwill Job Centers Help Unemployed Find Work

By Kelly ArdisFor the RegisterGuard.comFebruary 11, 2013 Read the original article at RegisterGuard.com Employed most of his life, Yancy Washington initially struggled to find work when he moved from Portland, Maine, to Eugene in August.

Services for the Homeless Expand

February, 1, 2013

By Sean CuellarFor KEZI.comFebruary 1, 2013 Read the original article at KEZI.com 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.

Their Need is Great

December, 5, 2012

By Christine SherkFor The Register GuardDecember 5, 2012 Read the original article at RegisterGuard.com There are many realities of hardship and desolation at Eugene Mission.

Eugene Mission Expands Women’s Housing

September, 13, 2012

Read the original article at KEZI.com 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.

Love is the reason for the season

December, 29, 2011

By Betty Kaiser The Cottage Grove Sentinel “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat. I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink. I was a stranger and you invited me in.

Chance at Eugene Mission – a miracle

October, 26, 2011

By Bob Welch The Register-Guard * photo courtesy of The Register Guard The new executive director shares how his and his wife’s spiritual conversion led them here After a day on the streets, the man was tired and hungry.

Eugene Mission takes them in

July, 21, 2011

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Jail let 20 inmates out early this week because the county can’t afford to watch over the prisoners. Many of the inmates are ending up at the Eugene Mission.

Chef on a Mission

April, 13, 2011

By Cheryl RadeFor The Register GuardAppeared in print: Wednesday, April 13, 2011, page D1 * photo courtesy of The Register Guard Clarence Martell is nothing short of a miracle worker.

A Lifetime of Serving the Mission

January, 1, 2011

By Greg BoltThe Register Guard To everything there is a season, including retirement. And after 50 years as the guiding light of the Eugene Mission, the season of retirement has finally come for Ernie Unger.

There will always be poor in the land. Therefore, I command you to be openhanded toward your brothers and toward the poor and needy in your land.
Deuteronomy 15:11