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Hope Lives Here

There are many reasons a person may walk through the doors of Nashville Rescue Mission. We believe that every person is valuable and every story is worth sharing. By offering basic need services and recovery resources, we know He will restore hope for Nashville’s hurting.

Learn about the heart of Nashville Rescue Mission and watch the stories of those who have experienced life change.



Who We Are

We are a Christ-centered community dedicated to helping the hungry, homeless, and hurting.

Our goal is to restore hope and transform lives.


Year End Video 2018


Learn About Us
Meet our CEO
Thank you Middle Tennessee for supporting Nashville Rescue Mission!
The Joy of Volunteering. Hear this volunteer’s story of giving back.


Season of Giving

A gift of $2.26 provides a meal and more to a person battling homelessness during the holiday season, giving them hope for a better tomorrow.



Campaigns: Behind the Scenes

As we share our message of hope for today, hope for tomorrow, and hope for eternity through our advertising campaigns, we invite you to take a peak “behind the scenes” and learn why we say Hope Lives Here!


Meet Martin. Behind the scenes of our Fall Giving campaign commercial.
Meet Paul. Behind the scenes of our Easter campaign commercial.


Testimonial Videos

These are our stories of hope.


Broken, hooked on crack, and all out of options—Billy came to Nashville Rescue Mission for help. He found that and a lot more. Watch Billy’s story.
After being turned away by family and friends, Michael knew something had to change. He had to change. Watch Michael’s story.
After losing everything—Polly knew she needed help. Nashville Rescue Mission was the only place that did not turn her away. Watch Polly’s story.
Addiction destroyed three marriages and robbed Robert of over 40 years of his life. After finding hope at the Mission, he learned it’s never too late to have a new beginning. Watch Robert’s story.
When Jan needed help, she turned to Nashville Rescue Mission. She graduated the program in 2009 and was on staff for several years. Watch Jan’s story.
When Sandy hit rock bottom, she had to choose drugs or hope. She chose hope. Watch Sandy’s story.


Event Highlights

Annual events such as “Hearts of Hope” and “Music with a Mission” are a few ways the Mission partners with performers, businesses, and the community to benefit the Mission’s programs and services.


There are few times, if ever, a homeless woman feels truly valued, worthy, and loved. Hearts of Hope Luncheon 2018 made sure that every woman involved knows they are valued by our community, and above all, by our God.


The inaugural Celebration of Hope Luncheon was an incredible success! Thanks to countless volunteers, donors, and sponsors who made this event possible. Celebration of Hope 2017 was truly a day focused on celebrating the transformative hope that occurs through Christ at Nashville Rescue Mission.
Take a peak at this year’s Hearts of Hope Luncheon. This annual events celebrates Mission guests and program participants from the Women’s Campus in honor of Valentine’s Day.
Take a peak at our 2016 Hearts of Hope Luncheon.
Music with a Mission is an evening of musical entertainment featuring talented singers, songwriters, and performers accompanied by the Nashville Symphony to benefit the programs and services of the Mission.