Faith with its Sleeves Rolled Up
Faith with its Sleeves Rolled Up

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Topeka Rescue Mission
Topeka Rescue Mission

Ministry Spotlight: The Christmas Project

Green Christmas Tree

For the past sixty years, the Mission has always tried to do something extra special around Christmastime to make the season a little brighter for individuals in need. While this started out as just a simple meal it has since transformed into what has become one of the largest gift distributions in our community. Countless…read the rest



Daily we welcome and offer services to individuals and families who are homeless and broken.  Many have faced hardship that we cannot even imagine.  Yet, when we asked them what they had to give thanks for, their answers both humbled and amazed us.  Even when reaching what many would consider rock bottom, gratitude is still…read the rest

Christmas Needs

Child with Christmas Present

Thank you for helping make Christmas special for so many children this year! View Printable 2013 Christmas Needs List At the Mission, preparations for Christmas are well underway! We are currently in the process of receiving donations of new (unwrapped) Christmas gifts to be given to homeless individuals and families and others in need from…read the rest

Rescue Run November 30th

Rescue Run Register Now

Registration Costs: Adults: $25 until November 14 $30 until November 28 (Late registrants not guaranteed t-shirts) $35 on Race Day (Late registrants not guaranteed t-shirts) § Youth (aged 16-19): $20 § Youth (aged 11-15): $15 § Youth (aged 10 and under): $10 § Armed Forces Members Only – Active or retired, may take a $5…read the rest

Ministry Spotlight: Operation Street Reach

Homeless Person Sleeping

Operation Street Reach (OSR) is an outreach ministry of the Topeka Rescue Mission. It was created in 2011 to meet a growing need within the community to reach individuals who are unsheltered and homeless. Though the Mission shelters over 2,000 individuals annually, there are still a number of people who are homeless but will not…read the rest