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.
When the temperature drops and snow covers Billings, Montana Rescue Mission provides warm shelter and hot meals to those who have no home or food.
Perry Roberts, executive director of the Montana Rescue Mission, looks over Minnesota Avenue from the window of the MRM thrift store. The store will be closing in a week or two.
The Montana Rescue Mission’s downtown thrift store will accept donations through the weekend, stay open at least a week and then close for good.
While a roomful of elementary-age children worked on art projects in an adjoining room, Gary Drake proudly showed off a new computer lab in the Women's and Family Shelter in downtown Billings.
Gary Drake, left, and Perry Roberts, of the Montana Rescue Mission, give a tour of the new computer lab in the Learning Center at the Women's and Family Shelter.
Starting over was a humbling experience for Nadine Bayly and her children.
Sam Tallis was sitting at Stella's Kitchen and Bakery on Sunday morning, eating breakfast alone and watching the happy families celebrating Mother's Day.
Stephon Hallam had been staying at a $300-a-week hotel until that got too expensive, so he spent Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday sleeping on a pad on the floor of the Montana Rescue Mission chapel.
Dozens of U.S. veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming so turned out Tuesday at the Billings Homeless Stand Down at the Shrine Auditorium.
During a tour of the Women's and Family Shelter on Thursday, Montana Rescue Mission Director Perry Roberts proudly led visitors into one four-bed double room that had been out of service since 1998.
Perry Roberts, executive director of the Montana Rescue Mission, was indeed giving thanks on Thursday.
In its continuing attempts to encourage people to move out of homelessness, the Montana Rescue Mission Men’s Shelter is putting a lot more emphasis on education, religious instruction and volunteerism.
The Montana Rescue Mission is no longer giving nonresidents of the Men’s Shelter automatic access to the shelter’s showers, telephones, restrooms and clothing.
Perry Roberts, board president for the Montana Rescue Mission, will take over as executive director on April 1.