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Backpack Giveaway Event A Success Yet Again

The sky was filled with thunder clouds and intermittent patches of blue, but Impact Church, site of the 10th Annual Backpack Giveaway, was filled with sunny faces and radiant smiles.

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Ray Gets His Health And Relationship With God Restored

Less than a year ago, Ray was wandering around Yucca Valley, awake for days and screaming at God. Now, he is stable, sober, and looking forward to the rest of

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Bill’s Boots On The Ground – Where Does My Help Come From?

The life lived in homelessness is one of struggle—but what does that mean? Simply, it is a constant pressure, like walking upstream against the current. Every step takes determination and

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Hector Abandons Life Of Crime For Relationship With God

Hector was born and raised in Texas by a single mother. “I never had a father figure in my life,” Hector said. “I chose the street and criminal enterprise as

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Gerard Enters Program After Stumbling Into Drugs Again

Gerard grew up in Orange County to a good family. They moved to Victorville when he was a kid. He finished school, started working, and all was well. “Everything was

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Bill’s Boots On The Ground – How Hot Is It?

I recently attended a national conference for rescue missions; it was in Palm Springs just over the mountains from Victorville in the “low desert.” I met a lot of people

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Students receive free backpacks and other items at Rescue Mission event

By Joselyn Villalobos For the Daily Press
Photos by De’Anthony Golston Jr.
Posted Jul 25, 2019 at 4:14 PM
CLICK HERE to read entire story.
VICTORVILLE — There will be 1,800 fewer students who will not have to worry

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Seven Years After Graduation, Anthony Reflects On His Restoration

Anthony grew up in San Dimas, but moved to Hesperia when he got older. He met his wife, and they bought a house there, but Anthony spent most of the

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Kenny Returns To God After Homelessness, Losing His Daughter

A decade ago, Kenny was in a dark place. “I lived a life of depression and doing drugs—it was really bad,” Kenny said. “I became homeless. I couldn’t imagine anything

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Rescue Mission Plans Annual Backpack Giveaway

By Renee Del La Cruz
Photo by James Quigg / Daily Press
Posted in the Daily Press – June 22, 2019
(To read Daily Press original article  CLICK HERE)
VICTORVILLE — In anticipation of back-to-school

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