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Bill’s Boots on the Ground

Hi friends,
We have been very busy at the Mission working through all of the changes resulting from COVID—thank you for your prayers and support. The operations are full steam

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Graduate reflects on realizing God’s powerful love

Carlos grew up in Guatemala, and came to the United States when he was 20 years old. He got right to work, mostly in construction, got married, and had a

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1,500 backpacks, food packages distributed at annual giveaway

With the extraordinary circumstances we’re facing this year and the uncertainty of the school year ahead, we weren’t sure our annual backpack giveaway would even be needed this year. But

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Mike: ‘When I was 56, I found the Lord and the Lord found me’

After struggling with alcohol for most of his life, and eventually finding himself homeless, Mike is the first to admit how blessed he is. Now the outreach coordinator at the

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Jeremy: God showed me ‘he was bigger than all of it’

Jeremy grew up in a small town in New Hampshire to loving parents. “My home life was great,” he said. My parents are amazing, loving, caring. I have an older

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BIll’s Boots on the Ground

Well, it is September already and we certainly have had quite the year adjusting to all that COVID has brought about! We would normally have invited everyone to the annual

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Annual backpack giveaway draws hundreds of families to SBC Fairgrounds in Victorville

By Rene Ray De La Cruz
Staff Writer, VV Daily Press
Sitting in the backseat of her parent’s Jeep, 7-year-old Emma Stevens watched curiously as masked volunteers handed out backpacks in SBC

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Brandon: After 6 months, the Mission ‘has changed me so much’

When Brandon looks back on his childhood, he says it was a good one. His parents raised him and his brother and sisters in Lancaster, and Brandon said his dad

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Sarah provides help and hope to her community

When people walk into the Victor Valley Rescue Mission—whether it be for resources, a hygiene kit, or even just a cup of coffee—they most often see Sarah first. She’s been

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‘Moral mechanic’ reflects on life-changing time in the program a decade ago

Jim struggled with drugs for 30 years, starting when he was 17. His family moved from Bishop down into the city, where the offerings were more plentiful. “You could say

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