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Bill’s Boots on the Ground – May

The words spoken to us have power, and some people’s words definitely carry more weight. For me that person was my mom. I can still hear her words today: “Get

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Graduate Rebounds From Years on the Streets

Justin recalls the day he walked into the mission last July: “I had no shirt, no shoes and ripped pants. I was filthy and really sunburned from just walking around

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Brandon Sees Link Between Medical Studies and Mission Work

Brandon’s first day volunteering at the mission was a busy Monday morning. “They were short staffed and there was a long line out the door. I didn’t know what to

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Stephan Wants To “Grow Up” For His Kids

While prison was certainly a scary place, Stephan knows there was a reason he was sent there.
“My parents raised me in church, so I’ve always been a believer, but I

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Justin Commits To Climbing Out Of His Grief

Justin and his girlfriend were having one of those perfect days that you have when you are 20 and in love. They went to a barbecue thrown by her family,

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Bill’s Boots on the Ground – April

It can be said that a community is only as strong as the sum of all its parts. This includes the members that are hurting, struggling, and just not doing

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Gavin Escapes A Decade Of Heroin, Homelessness

Growing up in Orange County, Gavin was always active, playing football and riding BMX and dirt bikes. He developed an interest in welding and went to college to perfect the

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Ernie Sees Joy in His Journey

Ernie comes to work at Victor Valley Super Thrift with a smile on his face—every day.
“We start every morning with a prayer, all of us,” Ernie said. “I love it

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Bill’s Boots on the Ground – March, 2018

When was the last time a sunrise caught your attention? For me, the beauty of a desert sunrise is often more beautiful than some of the finest art hanging in

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Volunteer Spotlight: Lisa Finds Blessings all Around Her

When Lisa, a third-grade teacher with a contagious laugh, started volunteering at the mission, she knew her bubbly personality would be an asset. “I thought I was going to be

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