Orlando Union Rescue Mission – Bringing the hungry, hurting and homeless to a new life, new goals and a new future in Christ.


Record suffering threatens vulnerable men, women, and families across Central Florida

So many are suffering in Central Florida—because of abuse, addiction, financial loss—and they end up on our streets when there’s nowhere left to go. In fact, as many as 1 in 17 boys and girls right here in our area will be homeless this year!



You can help break the cycle of hunger and homelessness

Through compassion in action like yours, the Orlando Union Rescue Mission has helped meet physical needs for meals, safe shelter, and Christ-centered care. Your support opens the door to meet spiritual needs through the Gospel, inviting homeless men and women into a new life of walking with Christ.


With Help Like Yours!

For tens of thousands of hurting men, women, and children in Central Florida, homelessness is a devastating experience often marked by traumatic loss. Watch this short video to learn how Orlando Union Rescue Mission helped restore one guest’s dignity during her period of homelessness.

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Get Involved

OURM does not receive any government funding. Our ministry to the homeless is made possible entirely through the generous cash and in-kind contributions of friends like you.

Volunteers are critical to meeting the needs of all our homeless guests. Share your time and talents where the rewards last a lifetime and beyond.

Your prayer partnership is, perhaps, the Mission’s greatest ongoing need. Your prayer support brings our guests’ needs before the Lord, who is their true Helper.

Meet the President

Freddy Clayton is a fifth-generation Floridian who joined the Board of Directors of the Mission in 2010. He served as Vice Chairman until he became president and CEO in 2015. He began his professional career as a lawyer, handling litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts, and left the practice of law to enter business. He co-founded and sold two successful businesses, the first of which manufactures systems that generate and dispense fragrances for commercial applications.  READ MORE