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Grand Forks shelter enjoys services of enthused volunteers

December 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Walk into the Northlands Rescue Mission’s thrift store on any Wednesday, and amid the racks of clothes you’ll find Diane Altendorf and Kathy Ashe sorting donations. The Grand Forks residents have volunteered together with the homeless shelter for the past two years and have had a ball doing it. Continue Reading

Grand Forks homeless shelter maxed out

June 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Northlands Rescue Mission in Grand Forks is at full capacity, and may need to start a waiting list if the number of homeless seeking shelter continues to rise, according to Executive Director Dave Sena. The shelter had nine new residents check in Monday for a total of 125. Six of the residents are sleeping on mattresses in an overflow area. Continue Reading

Northlands mission to take part in 24-hour fundraiser

January 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Northlands Rescue Mission in Grand Forks has been picked by the Dakota Medical Foundation to participate in a 24-hour online fundraiser Feb. 14, the mission said Tuesday. Continue Reading

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GF Mission Needs $200K Before End of Year to Reach Goal

December 14, 2011 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – The Northlands Rescue Mission needs to make about $200,000 in the next two weeks to meet its goal to help those who need a place to stay. Continue Reading

Northlands Rescue Mission appeals for donations

December 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Northlands Rescue Mission in Grand Forks is appealing for more donations before the end of the year. But with just three weeks left for an ongoing fundraising campaign, the mission has collected just $310,000 of its $600,000 goal. Continue Reading

A mission to beautify: Grand Forks homeless shelter gets free sprucing up

December 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

National paint company teams up with painters to touch-up Northlands Rescue Mission. Executive Director says residents will be in a better mood, more respectful. Continue Reading

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More Than 100 Volunteers Help Put on Annual Rescue Mission Thanksgiving Meal

November 25, 2011 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – Anyone hungry in Grand Forks could get a warm meal on Thursday at the Northlands Rescue Mission annual Thanksgiving Dinner. Continue Reading

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‘Mission Of Hope’ To Bring In $120K For Homeless

November 3, 2011 in WDAZ

The Northlands Rescue Mission in Grand Forks relies on donations to stay open and continue to serve the hundreds of people that come through its doors each day. The annual Mission of Hope benefit kicked off fall fund raising efforts Thursday night. Continue Reading

Comedian to headline Missuon benefit

October 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

omedian and award-winning director Michael Jr. will headline the Mission of Hope Banquet and Silent Auction, a benefit for the Northlands Rescue Mission, on Thursday at the Alerus Center. Continue Reading

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GF Mission Providing Hope For Hundreds This Winter

October 28, 2011 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – With cooler weather fast approaching, more people in the greater Grand Forks area are relying on help from the Northlands Rescue Mission. Continue Reading