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93rd Annual Gobbler Gathering

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in News | 0 comments

93rd Annual Gobbler Gathering

By September each and every year, Evansville Rescue Mission’s staff begins to make preparations for what has become our annual signature event. This event is our Thanksgiving food basket giveaway for Tri-State families in need called the Gobbler Gathering.

For 90 plus years, the Rescue Mission has had the privilege of…

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Rescue Mission’s Gobbler Gathering to crash records again

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Rescue Mission’s Gobbler Gathering to crash records again

It will be a record year for the Evansville Rescue Mission’s Gobbler Gathering, the annual Thanksgiving food distribution blitz on Tuesday.

About 1,800 families attending one of seven services throughout the day at the mission’s Walnut Street headquarters will receive…

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Vectren Corporation Ceremony

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Vectren Corporation Ceremony

Your Evansville Rescue Mission recently underwent an efficiency upgrade for four of our five operational divisions: our headquarters (500 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713) which houses our administrative offices and homeless service operations, our Youth Care Center and our two ERM Thrift Stores. The upgrade, performed by Vectren Corporation and Evansville’s Boyd Electric company was part of…

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History Lesson Evansville Rescue Mission

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in News | 0 comments

History Lesson Evansville Rescue Mission

One of the first known “rescue missions” was established nationally as early as 1872.

At the request of several local businessmen, Dr. Ernest (“Pappy”) Reveal and his wife Edna arrived in Evansville in 1917 to

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Rescue Mission Raises Red Flag for Heat Relief

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Rescue Mission Raises Red Flag for Heat Relief

All this heat could be incredibly dangerous to those who can’t escape it. When the dangers rise, the Evansville Rescue Mission raises the red flag.

The flag signals that…

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High heat has Evansville Rescue Mission opening its doors to everyone

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in News | 0 comments

High heat has Evansville Rescue Mission opening its doors to everyone

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) –
Dangerously hot temperatures can be especially trying on the homeless, so the Evansville Rescue Mission is doing what they can to keep the community safe.

Anytime it gets over 90 degrees outside or has an unbearable heat or humidity, the rescue mission puts…

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Little Caesars serves meals at Evansville Rescue Mission

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Little Caesars serves meals at Evansville Rescue Mission

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) –
Little Caesars is on a mission to feed over 800 people in need in the Tri-State.

Over 300 meals were served Monday at the Evansville Rescue Mission.

The Little Caesars Love Kitchen was…

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Evansville Rescue Mission needs bottled water donations

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Evansville Rescue Mission needs bottled water donations

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) –
The Evansville Rescue Mission is asking for bottled water donations.

When the temperature or heat index exceeds 95, the mission opens their doors to…

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Evansville Rescue Mission Attempting to Become ‘Certified’

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Evansville Rescue Mission Attempting to Become ‘Certified’

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) –
After 98 years of existence, the Evansville Rescue Mission is now a “Certified Rescue Mission”.

That honor is only held by about 100 rescue missions across the country.

Evaluators visited the rescue mission’s multiple sites looking at…

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Rick and Julie Alvis Conference Center

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Rick and Julie Alvis Conference Center

The Evansville Rescue Mission (ERM) rededicated and renamed its Camp Reveal Conference Center on May 13 to honor Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Alvis.  Rick Alvis served on staff at the Evansville Rescue Mission from 1978 to1990 of which the latter ten years he served as the ERM’S President/Chief Executive Officer.   Camp Reveal’s Conference Center is now renamed and rededicated to be the Rick and Julie Alvis Conference Center. During Rick’s tenure as Executive Director of the ERM, the Rescue Mission grew in prominence here in the Tri-State where...

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