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Our Mission The Smithfield Rescue Mission exists to proclaim the passion of Jesus for those who are homeless and in crisis by providing shelter and necessities of life and life changing programs to break the cycle of poverty. Our Vision…


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Casting a Vision One of the things that makes the Smithfield Rescue Mission special is that it is truly a community mission. We don’t receive funds from the government, so we rely solely on our community to help make our…



The Mission is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. 100% of your donation is tax-deductible as a charitable contribution. What You Are Contributing To The work of the mission is supported by the faithful gifts of people who invest sacrificially and lovingly into…



December 2014 Newsletter

A crackling fire, a cup of hot cider, a tall Christmas tree, lights all over the house—however you get in the spirit of the season, we hope it is a blessed time for you. Emmanuel, God with us! This is…


July 2014 Newsletter

Each season has its highlights, but I think it’s safe to say that summer has more highlights than any other. As a child, the chance to spend three months without school is, of course, the best part of summer. Not…


Christmas Means Reconciliation -by Ben Olsen

Christmastime is back- my favorite time of year! The whole country is bustling and people seem to smile a little more. It brings out the best in many of us. We travel to see family and it’s also a big…


Why are people homeless?

Why are people homeless? Homelessness can happen to anyone. There are a lot of misconceptions about the homeless in America, including a belief that only lazy people are homeless. The Smithfield Rescue Mission has found that the cause of homelessness is…

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Eight Ways to the Help the Homeless

What do you do when you see someone holding up a sign, “Will Work for Food”…? Do you roll down your window and give them money? Do you pretend you didn’t see them? Nobody likes to be confronted by the…

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