A Helping Hand for Hurting Neighbors

Christ-centered support to help people overcome addiction, poverty, & homelessness

Your Evansville Rescue Mission:

106+ years serving those in need!

Since 1917, we’ve helped our hurting and less fortunate neighbors experience the healing power of God’s love.

Through personalized care that restores bodies, minds, & souls, we strive to be the Lord’s hands & feet to people struggling with homelessness & other challenges here in our Tri-State area!

Your support changes lives!

Give now to help men overcome the burdens of addiction and homelessness – and discover new life in Christ.
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Our ministry is possible thanks to the incredible generosity of community partners and friends like you!
men's help, men's support group, men's program
“If I hadn’t come to the Mission, I would either be out there on the streets or I’d probably be locked up because of all the turmoil that kept happening to me. I thank God that I’m here… I’m truly blessed.”

— Lamont | ERM Guest

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News & Events

Gobbler Gathering
November 21st, 2023

For over 100 years, ERM has hosted our annual Thanksgiving food basket giveaway, the Gobbler Gathering. Taking place each year on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, the Gobbler Gathering allows ERM to provide more than 2,203 Tri-State families with a free sixty pound food basket.

Stories of Hope

David Knight
The love YOU share gives neighbors like David hope for a better life…!
“I was broken, but now I’m healed.”
Let’s Get Social. 
Ah, summer… ☀️🏖 You might think of family vacations and warm weather. But for local men and women struggling on the streets, summer is NO vacation. Our homeless neighbors need life-saving care 24/7 – and you can come to their aid! Here’s how YOU and your generous donation will help save lives TODAY: 
🏠 Safe, cool shelter 
👕🧼 Clean clothing & hygiene items 
 📚 💼 Classes, counseling & job training 
✝️ Faith-based support that rebuilds lives 

The needs of our homeless neighbors don’t stop during summer. Thankfully, neither does your love and compassion! 💚 
#LoveYourNeighbors by sharing a gift to help them today! Give now ➩ Link in bio!! 

#LoveYourNeighbor #NeighborsHelpingNeighbors #SummerChallenge #GiveNow #RescueMission
The DONATION TRUCK will not at be Living Word Christian Church today, it will be back to normal hours on Friday this week from 9-2! Apologies in advance for any inconvenience! You can still donate today at the following locations: 

Donation Bin - Crossroads Christian Church
Donation Bin - ERM Flagship, Downtown Evansville 
Donation Bin - Washington Square Mall next to The Thrift Store
How do YOU love your neighbor? Something beautiful happens when we come together to care for our community. On National Do Something Good for Your Neighbor Day, take a moment to pause in your busy day and do something good to bless others! 💙 Consider making a special gift to help care for our neighbors seeking our help here at your Evansville Rescue Mission. >> Link in bio to donate! 

#NationalDoSomethingGoodForYourNeighborDay #NeighborsHelpingNeighbors #LoveYourNeighbor
DONATION UPDATE: Your ERM's Donation Bin at Camp Reveal will be closed for the next several days. We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause. 

Please see below the many ways you can still donate to your Evansville Rescue Mission!
This is Bryce, the Resident Director at your Evansville Rescue Mission. Last week he celebrated his third year of sober living! Bryce says, it’s his 12th step! “I’ve encountered Christ through the spiritual awakening that results from working the 12 steps and recovery. I now get to carry the same message of hope to those who are still suffering!” We are so proud of you Bryce and thankful to have you on our staff at the ERM! Congratulations! 💚
DON’T WAIT… Easter is just days away and meals are still needed!⏳ It takes just $2.93 to provide a complete meal for a hurting or homeless neighbor – and a meal is often the first step toward a new life in Christ. ✝️ Let’s get ready to welcome guests this Easter. 🍽 

Give now ➩ Link in bio!! 

 #Easter #EasterMeal #FeedTheHungry #LoveYourNeighbor #helpthehomeless
🚨 Your ERM is in need of supplies and donations at our Men's Residence Center! Please considering donate some of the hygiene items listed below, thank you in advance!! You may drop off donations anytime: 500 E. Walnut St. 

We are currently low on: 
Most Needed ***Men's underwear *** ALL sizes, especially larger sizes 
Shaving Cream 
Shower Shoes
Your ERM's Golf Scramble is right around the corner on Monday, May 1st! We are currently offering sponsorships at every level (see attached)ranging from $100 - $3,500! Individuals and businesses are both eligible, email tori.flaherty@ermstaff.org to sign up today! Every year the Golf Scramble benefits ERM's Camp Reveal and the children who will attend a safe, loving and Christ-Centered summer day camp!
The first day of spring was yesterday and that means your ERM's annual golf scramble is right around the corner! Our 20th annual Golf Scramble will be held at Rolling Hills Country Club on Monday, May 1st, 2023. Click the link in bio for more info!
For people who are hungry, a warm meal can be life-changing. 🍽 It can mean HOPE for a brighter future… and HOPE is what Easter is all about. ✝️ 

So please give now to provide Easter meals for our neighbors who are hungry and hopeless. 🙏🏽 The Mission is where hunger ends and hope begins – with your support!
#Easter #EasterMeal #FeedTheHungry #LoveYourNeighbor #HelpTheHomeless #RescueMission
Rain rain, go away!! Due to the weather today the Donation Truck will NOT be parked at Living Word Christian Church today. 

There are still several ways to donate your gently used items today, listed below!
Your Evansville Rescue Mission is looking for consistent volunteers to serve on a weekly basis in the Men's Residence Center kitchen! We serve hundreds of meals per day, 3 meals a day and 7 days a week so there are plenty of opportunities for everyone's schedule! If this sounds like the right fit for you please email taylor.humphrey@ermstaff.org for more information!
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