Who We Are

We reflect the love of Jesus Christ by providing

emergency, temporary, and rehabilitative care

for those experiencing hunger and homelessness.

Our Core Values

We are committed to excellence Because everything we do should bring honor and glory to God.

Our programs, policies, and facilities will show people we care Because God cares deeply about the poor, the homeless, and the oppressed; so do we.

We treat people with dignity, respect, and compassion Because God loves us all.

All of our services and programs address spiritual and physical needs Because the foundation of genuine, long-term change is a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

We embrace a culture of innovation, encourage thoughtful risk-taking, and uphold biblical stewardship principles. We recognize the evolving needs of our community Because we believe in the importance of growth to minister effectively to a changing world.

We will be a bridge from the street to the community and church Because we are an integral part of our community, our programs and services meet real needs.

Embraced by the love of Jesus, our shelter is a sanctuary of compassion and renewal.

Montana Rescue Mission is dedicated to restoring HOPE and DIGNITY to those in need. Rooted in His love, we strive to provide a haven where the forgotten find refuge, the broken discover healing, and the lost encounter hope. 

History of  Montana Rescue Mission

Montana Rescue Mission continues to serve the needs of today while looking toward the future and is currently under construction, with completion projected for the end of 2024.

Executive Director

Matt Lundgren

Matt has over 25 years of experience in leadership roles. He currently serves as the Executive Director of Billings Leadership Foundation, Friendship House of Christian Service, and Montana Rescue Mission. His achievements include starting, operating, and growing multiple businesses.

Matt has increased the annual income at each organization and has launched four new social enterprises on the solid foundation of BLF. Additionally, Matt has spearheaded a capital campaign project for the Montana Rescue Mission to build a New $20 Million Campus.

His goal is to unite nonprofit organizations in Billings to work on improving our community and help them achieve their goals while supporting each other.

Leadership Team

Ana Johnson

Human Resource

Max French

Project Manager

Beatriz Villanueva

Development Director

Penny Mraz

Finance Director

Frequently Asked Questions

What does Montana Rescue Mission do?

Montana Rescue Mission is a compassionate and dedicated homeless shelter that goes beyond the call of duty to provide essential services and unwavering support to individuals facing homelessness. Our mission is deeply rooted in the belief that everyone deserves a safe and dignified space to rebuild their lives.

Conveniently situated at 2822 Minnesota Ave, Billings, MT 59101, our doors are open 24/7 to ensure that those in need can find refuge and assistance at any time. We understand that homelessness is a complex issue that requires comprehensive solutions, and our team is committed to addressing the diverse needs of our guests with empathy and respect.

I need help; where do I start?

If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, we invite you to visit the Montana Rescue Mission at 2822 Minnesota Ave. Our committed team stands ready to assist individuals through the intake process. 

The intake process is a crucial step in understanding each individual’s specific circumstances and needs. Our staff works diligently to connect guests with the most effective support and resources. 

Together, with the support of our community, we stand firm in our dedication to providing pathways to stability for those in need.

Does MRM help people find jobs?

Montana Rescue Mission is committed to helping individuals on their journey toward stability by offering comprehensive employment assistance to those it serves.

Recognizing the transformative power of employment in breaking the cycle of homelessness, we provide job readiness programs to equip individuals with the essential skills needed to navigate the job market successfully. 

Does MRM need volunteers?

The heart of our mission is our volunteers and Montana Rescue Mission thrives on the kindness of those who share their time and skills to make a meaningful impact on our community. We welcome individuals with diverse talents and a passion for making a difference.

Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator to get started today:
(406) 247-0140 ext. 111

How can I donate?

As we strive to make a difference in the lives of those facing homelessness, your generous donation to Montana Rescue Mission is critical. Your support enables us to offer essential services, creating a lasting impact in our community. 

We encourage online contributions by clicking the GIVE NOW tab at the top right-hand side for your convenience. Thank you for considering a donation to our mission.

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Join us in providing a meaningful place for men, women, and children in need, offering real change and hope to the hopeless. Together, we can make a difference.

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