Grace of God Rescue Mission - Forest City, NC

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537 West Main Street
Forest City, NC 28043
: Phone: 828-245-9141
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    2020-07-31 09:13:02
    we got a letter saying you need food. We tried to leave it 10:00 on Friday. We call and no one answered.

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Description: The Men's Shelter provides housing for men with sleeping quarters, a kitchen, meeting room and shower facilities. The mission provides a place to stay for 30 days and three meals per day. The men residents originally stayed at the Main Street facility in Forest City. After Doug Atchley donated this trailer and the Green River Baptist Association donated the fixtures to the mission, the men's residence was moved to this 14-bed facility.

Gail's House is the women's shelter. It is a God-filled refuge for women in times of trouble and distress. Women and their children can come and stay where the Lord provides for their needs and necessities. Gail's House was named after Gail Hogan who was very instrumental in helping the mission grow and become better known. Being a teacher, she collected cans after school for the mission and helped in any other way possible. Upon her death from cancer in 1996, the new women's shelter was named "Gail's House" in her honor.

Grace Country Kitchen
The Mission started a soup kitchen two days a week in January of 1999. This was the dream of sponsor and volunteer Olen J. Millis. Olen passed away just before the soup kitchen was started. Evening meals are now served seven days a week from 5:00 until 6:00 p.m. Depending on the time of the month, we will serve 50 - 70 meals per day. We have served over 100 meals in one day.

Do you have items to donate? Contact Grace of God Rescue Mission at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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