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With less than what you would spend on stamps or movie rentals every month, you can help put a roof over someone's head and insure a mother and her children get a shake at a happy and fulfilling future.

Take pride in what you do with your paycheck, regardless of how high you are on the giving ladder. And see how you can make a huge difference with funds comparable to even the smallest household monthly purchases.

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Brevard Rescue Mission, Inc.
PO Box 362203
Melbourne, FL 32936

In Their Words
"I prayed to God every night to help me find a place for me and my children so we could sleep in peace. When I was accepted at Brevard Rescue Mission I cried with joy. I am finally learning to depend on myself."

– A Successful Resident
Leadership Team

Ed Hecker, Director

Ed grew up in Cocoa Beach and graduated from Cocoa Beach High School before heading off to Florida Southern College in Lakeland. He has seen lots of changes over the years, but you can say this is home for Ed and his family. He’s been a part of the financial services community for over 31 years, and now serves as the Director - Branch Manager for Stifel Financial Services in Melbourne. Ed is a Certified Financial Planner® and works with families and individuals in this area. He has worked with youth for over 20 years and served as a worship leader for over 13 years. He is currently an active member of Calvary Chapel Melbourne and attends the Viera Campus where he is part of the Men’s leadership team. Ed is married to Janet, his wife of over 28 years, and has two grown daughters and a grandson, born in early 2016. He is an avid golfer, sings, plays guitar and loves snow skiing.