rescue mission
noun Date: 1902 a city religious mission seeking to convert and rehabilitate the down-and-out

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Long Beach Rescue Mission — The Long Beach Rescue Mission, started in 1972, is a Christian social service center for the homeless and poor in Long Beach, California. The mission provides care, food, clothing, shelter and spiritual guidance. Senior citizens and neighborhood… …   Wikipedia

  • Kansas City Rescue Mission — The Kansas City Rescue Mission was opened by Dr. Jarrett Aycock in 1950. It is currently at 1520 Cherry Street, Kansas City with two buildings including recreational areas, classrooms, and offices. The mission offers help through three avenues,… …   Wikipedia

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  • search and rescue mission coordinator — The designated person or organization selected to direct and coordinate support for a specific search and rescue mission. Also called SAR mission coordinator. See also combat search and rescue; combat search and rescue mission coordinator;… …   Military dictionary

  • Roanoke Rescue Mission — The Roanoke Rescue Mission is a Christian mission located in downtown Roanoke, Virginia. The mission is the largest homeless shelter in the state of Virginia. It is part of the City Mission movement.The mission provides sleeping and washing… …   Wikipedia

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