Montana Rescue Mission
The Salvation Army’s former thrift store at 10 S. 30th Street is one of a handful of buildings city officials and service providers are exploring as a warming or sobering center to serve Billings’ homeless and transient population.
The words “awe-inspiring,” “enthused” and “pumped up” seem out of place when discussing chronic homelessness and public intoxication, yet that’s how Rimrock CEO Lenette Kosovich described a team effort for change.
Committees working to find solutions to aid Billings’ downtown transient and homeless populations made announcements Wednesday that could prove to be game-changers.
The Montana Rescue Mission has the building. Harvest Church has the band of willing volunteers.
Montana Rescue Mission's program director, the Rev. Glenn Fournier, talks about the Community Center opening next door the the Rescue Mission on Wednesday evening.
Local agencies could use donations to help their clients all year long. Here are some requests:
New Billings residents Rob and Kristina Thomas weren’t sure how they’d be celebrating Thanksgiving with their two children, William, 2, and Lacy, who’s 9 weeks old.
Rebekah Weis and Jean Scharf were cubing loaves of ciabatta bread at the Fortin Culinary Center on the second floor of the Billings Food Bank on Monday.
In the midst of last year’s bitterly cold winter, Tumbleweed Executive Director Sheri Boelter was facing a crisis.
John Swart rolled into Billings on a bus from Butte on Monday and took up temporary residence at the Montana Rescue Mission. It was a pit stop on his way to find work in the Bakken oil fields.
A school bus soon will resume its afternoon route taking McKinley Elementary students to downtown motels where they are staying with their parents. Another bus will transport children from the Montana Rescue Mission Women’s and Family Shelter to Washington Elementary. All around Billings, ch…
Steaming pots cheerily bubbled in the kitchen of the Montana Rescue Mission Men’s Shelter at 2800 Minnesota Ave., as the final preparations were being made for Easter dinner Sunday in Billings.
The Montana Rescue Mission is seeking volunteers to help with its Easter meal.
The Billings Gazette is committed to promoting volunteerism as a way to build a caring community for all citizens. This listing includes opportunities registered with the United Way Volunteer Center.
Mission Ridge, 3840 Rimrock Road, is presenting a dinner theater, “A Night of Sinatra,” from 6 to 9 p.m. March 21.
Two cooks sought medical treatment after a new drop ceiling fell at the Montana Rescue Mission Men’s Shelter on Thursday at 2:40 p.m.
Standing in front of a small crowd of coworkers and volunteers from SM Energy Company on the third floor of the Montana Rescue Mission's Women and Families Shelter, MRM Executive Director Perry Roberts didn't waste any time expressing how important their work was to the shelter.
SM Energy's Shawna Bonini, right, shows a newly remodeled bedroom at the Montana Rescue Mission Women and Families Shelter to Melinda Barrett, from major donor relations at the mission, on Wednesday. SM company employees spent 350 hours remodeling two rooms and painting two more.
If she has to be stranded at the bus station for another night Tuesday, Debra Taylor of Bakersfield, Calif., is glad it’s Billings.
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