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About Muskegon Rescue Mission

Muskegon Rescue Mission (MRM) is one of the oldest ministries in West Michigan serving individuals and families since 1907. The men’s shelter is located at 400 W. Laketon Ave. The women’s and family shelter is located at 1691 Peck St.

From the time the Mission was established, our mission was to demonstrate and proclaim God’s love to the less fortunate and homeless people of West Michigan. We have provided food, shelter, clothing and spiritual direction to those in need. By relieving the immediate needs of our hurting neighbors, Muskegon Rescue Mission is able to address the root cause of their distress and offer the spiritual nourishment necessary to effect true and lasting change. Our objective is to bring people to a saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ, thus bringing them to dependence upon God and independence within society.

MRM serves men, women and children from all walks of life. Individuals and families come to us seeking help. We also receive referrals from the Department of Human Services, churches, community agencies, police, area businesses, and individuals. Guests primarily come from Muskegon County, however, there are no geographic restrictions.

Our heartfelt thanks to our donors and volunteers for their faithful support. Your help in caring for the less fortunate and the homeless is essential to our ministry.

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Dan Skoglund

Executive Director
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Kurt VanNoord

Director of Men's Ministries
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Yolanda Hall

Director of Women's and Family Ministries
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David Mann

Thrift Store Director
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Brent Richards

Director of Operations
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Melissa Boughner

Director of Development
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Bill Erickson

Mid Level Gift Officer
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Marketing & Special Events

Marketing & Special Events Officer
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Valerie McNeice

Communications Coordinator
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Lindsay Ware

Volunteer Coordinator
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Kerri Kalchik

Donor Relations Officer
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Roger Doctor

President - Retired City of Norton Shores Police Chief
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Muskegon Rescue Mission Team Member Rick Ebeling Portrait

Rick Ebiling

Vice President - Dayspring Services
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Muskegon Rescue Mission Team Member Brandon Steury Portrait

Brandon Steury

Secretary - Service One Credit Union
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Muskegon Rescue Mission Team Member Chris Thompson Portrait

Chris Thompson

Treasurer - Thompson Brothers Inc.
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Judge Andrew Wierengo

State of Michigan Judge
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Muskegon Rescue Mission Team Member Cedric Scott Portrait

Cedric Scott

AvaSure
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Muskegon Rescue Mission Team Member Patrick Wittkopp Portrait

Patrick Wittkopp

Community Shores Bank
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Muskegon Rescue Mission Team Member Dan McKinnon Portrait

Dan McKinnon

Graphics House Printing
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Sally Dykema

Human Resources
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Bryan Betten

Betten Baker
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Erica Pittman

Community Resource Coordinator
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Aura Paparella

Administration Office Receptionist
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