Fleet Feet Sports/Mission Feet First
Mission Feet First, a non-profit ministry founded by the owners of Fleet Feet Sports in Winston-Salem, provides running shoes to every Winston-Salem Rescue Mission resident each year. In addition to providing top-of-the-line footwear, Fleet Feet holds the Mission 5K every August to raise proceeds for our ministry.
Forsyth Technical Community College
Forsyth Tech plays a key role in providing educational opportunities to the men in the Winston-Salem Rescue Mission’s recovery programs. Through the online Adult High School, weekly GED classes, vocational certification tracks, and college degree programs, numerous residents have been able to further their education.
Forsyth Medical Center
Forsyth Medical Center’s community wellness initiative provides Winston-Salem Rescue Mission residents in the Transformers program with instruction in developing healthier habits, thus helping to improve their physical health. Through the eight week course, the residents are assisted with diet and exercise plans while also being instructed about cardiac health and stress management.
Samaritan Medical Clinic
The Winston-Salem Rescue Mission serves as a host site for the Samaritan Medical Clinic, a Christian non-profit organization that has been providing free medical and dental care to uninsured residents of the area since 1986. Through this partnership, our ministry is able to broaden its reach into the community, as well as provide vital health care needs for our residents.
Winston-Salem State University
Winston-Salem State University’s Occupational Therapy department plays a key role in preparing Winston-Salem Rescue Mission residents of the Transformers Program for self-sufficiency. Through individual and group occupational therapy sessions, WSSU graduate students teach basic life skills that aid in the success of the residents once they transition back into society.