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What’s GOD Up To – Part Two

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DID YOU KNOW that in 1953, the Topeka Rescue Mission was nothing more than a small storefront dining facility that offered donuts and coffee to 15-20 homeless men? (That’s hard to envision when we look at our current operations which serve hundreds, and sometimes over a thousand, full meals per day!) A turning point came…read the rest


Dillions Community Rewards

Dillons Community Rewards is giving to local organizations and you can help!!! If you registered your rewards card last year for Topeka Rescue Mission to receive these community rewards, we thank you.   If you could take a few moments and re-register your rewards card for this year (2016) we would greatly appreciate it.  To learn…read the rest


What is GOD up to?

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Part One: 2015 at a Glance A new year is upon us and once again we look back in amazement at all God has done over the past twelve months. Not only has He continued to supply for every need, He has also expanded the borders of our ministry to further reach those who are…read the rest


From the Desk of Barry Feaker

Words cannot express the continued gratitude we hold in our hearts for the many ways in which you made this past Christmas another memorable one. Each year we begin the Christmas season with hearts filled with joy and excitement as we anticipate the outpouring of love that will be given to so many individuals and…read the rest


Rescue Run – Register Now

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The 10th Annual Miracle on Kansas Avenue Rescue Run will take place on Saturday night, November 28th in Downtown Topeka. Since you’ll be leading the parade, you’ll receive glow items in your packet and you’re encouraged to wear numerous lights and holiday costumes. Bring more of your own lights and “light up the night!”  So,…read the rest


KIDZ KORNER – November 2015

“Let us come before Him with thanksgiving and extol Him with music and song. For the Lord is the great God, the great King above all gods.”   – Psalm 95:2-3 Thanksgiving is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate all of the many things that you have in life to be grateful for. This is a time…read the rest


Save the Date: 10th Annual Rescue Run

Saturday, November 28th (Downtown Topeka) with proceeds benefiting the Topeka Rescue Mission Ministries. Register online at: www.topekarescuerun.com The Run Committee is seeking a Volunteer Chairperson and a Registration Chairperson for the event; volunteers will also be needed on the course and with pre/post setup and registration. Can you help? Please email volunteer@trmonline.org or call 354-1744×393…read the rest


KID’Z KORNER – July 2015

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Book N’ It is a special program for the kids of the Highland Crest Neighborhood in Topeka. Every Monday through Friday in June and July kids come to the former Avondale East Elementary School for free lunch and a fun time of reading and sharing together. Most importantly though, they learn how loved they are…read the rest


Current Happenings

BOOK N’ IT A free lunch and summer reading program for children of the Hi-Crest community that takes place Monday through Friday, 12-1p until the end of July. Contact our Volunteer Department at 785-354-1744-x393 if you are interested in getting involved! WAREHOUSE SALE Our next Warehouse Sale is July 9th and 10th from 7am-3pm (206…read the rest


Topeka Gives – Showering Support for Local Non-Profits

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On June 2nd, inside Fairlawn Mall, 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM you are invited to come join in this exciting event celebrating charitable giving in the Topeka Community. Join in the fun by visiting each of the over 130+ organizations booths to learn about those nonprofit organizations that support our community and stop by to…read the rest


EXPANSION UPDATE – June 2015

May 8th was an exciting and memorable morning as we commemorated the groundbreaking of the Children’s Palace. Numerous supporters attended the event which was led by Deputy Director, Frank Henderson, Jr. Other speakers included Hal Smith (Board President), Barry Feaker (Executive Director), Jessica S Hosman (Director of Children’s Ministries) and Mayor Larry Wolgast. A special…read the rest


Current Happenings

Check out these exciting ways you can support the Topeka Rescue Mission community! Farmer’s Market A new farmer’s market is taking place at the Avondale East NET Center (455 SE Golf Park Blvd) on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 4-6p (May-Sept). Join us in supporting this neighborhood as it continues to…read the rest


Moms Helping Moms

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Mother’s Day Edition The Topeka Rescue Mission’s Hope Center for Women and Families has been providing shelter, love and support to countless women and children for the past fifteen years. Currently, the shelter is run under the supervision of three very special women. Day in and day out they tirelessly give of themselves to help…read the rest


Congratulations Graduates

It is with great pleasure that we recognize the following four graduates for the completion of a year’s worth of intense study and training through the Mission’s Servants In Training (SIT) Program. Join us in celebrating their huge accomplishments and praying for them in the years ahead! CRAIG COWEN After struggling with alcoholism and losing…read the rest


KID’s KORNER

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Recently a boy in our community showed everyone that no matter your age, you can always make a difference in the lives of others.  Isaiah Sachs was deeply disturbed when he learned about homelessness at school.  Isaiah was in kindergarten at the time and he decided that something needed to be done.  He started collecting…read the rest


How We Loved in 2014

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Each person who walks through the doors of the Topeka Rescue Mission comes with a unique story, different sets of needs, and a special life that God values. Regardless of their circumstances, we strive to make every one of our guests feel valued and loved  through the multitude of services provided. Whether providing a warm…read the rest


TRM 2014 Annual Report

Topeka Rescue Mission 2014 Annual Report Click on the link above to view statistics for 2014 for service categories.


Thanks for a Memorable Christmas

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            Dear Friends, Thank you for all you’ve done to make the season special for the Mission and the guests we serve. Christmas is always one of the most exciting times at the Mission and this past year was no exception! The continual outpouring of love and generosity displayed by…read the rest


Hope for the Future

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As we move into a new year, we look forward with great anticipation at the plans that are continually unfolding before us. Construction documents for the Children’s Palace are in progress and we look forward to breaking ground this Spring. We are eager to open this new facility that will be able to daily provide…read the rest


Educational Credit Union – Another Way to Give!

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The Educational Credit Union (ECU) has recently established a new way for the community to show their support for the Mission. A Visa Debit/ATM Card program has been established in which the Mission will receive $0.10 per transaction by ECU accountholders using the specially-designed card. For more information, contact any Education Credit Union branch or…read the rest


Letter from the Executive Director

On January 8th, 1964 the president of the United States, Lyndon Johnson, declared war on poverty. Nearly 51 years later and fifteen trillion dollars spent thus far, this longest war in American history rages on. This effort has clearly demonstrated that the power of government and mega dollars alone cannot win a war of this…read the rest


Rescue Run Thank-You

We at the Topeka Rescue Mission want to extend our most sincere thanks for all those who came out to support us at the 9th Annual Rescue Run! It is wonderful to see our community come together to benefit the Mission and show their support for what we do. For race results and additional photos…read the rest


Christmas is Coming

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With your help, it is our goal to make the children and families who are struggling this Christmas feel special. Thank you so much for being a blessing in their lives. This year we hope to provide Christmas gifts and food baskets to a minimum of 3,500 individuals – including 2,250 children. The generosity of…read the rest


Rescue Run – November 29th

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2014 Miracle on Kansas Ave. Rescue Run brought to you by Educational Credit Union is definitely on for 2014! We invite you to come out on Saturday night, November 29th to participate in the ninth annual Miracle on Kansas Avenue Rescue Run. ALL Runners and Walkers will start together at 5:00 PM! With questions, please…read the rest