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Bob Puts Lifetime Of Drinking Behind Him

Bob started drinking when he was 13—his habit snowballed from there. “I had a string of failed relationships as a result of my alcohol abuse, but it got really bad

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Bout With Homelessness Pushes Roy To Make A Change

Roy, who hails from Arizona, always held down a job. He played guitar in a heavy metal band, often performing in bars, and enjoyed social drinking. “It was just always

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Bill’s Boots On The Ground – July

Have you ever been lost? Maybe while camping or hiking? I’m talking about really lost, with no sense of where you are or how to get back to safety. It

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Restoring 20-year Marriage is Keeping Daniel Focused

Daniel had a difficult childhood, struggling with his father leaving their family when he was 6, and a physically and sexually abusive stepfather. He was raised in church and leaned

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Volunteer Spotlight: Shawna Draws on Her Past to Connect with Clients

Shawna’s time volunteering at the mission is meaningful to her, not only because she feels blessed by the clients she serves, but because she feels a connection to their plight.

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Bill’s Boots on the Ground – June

If you have not already seen the new Showers of Blessings trailer around the Victor Valley, you will see it soon. We were blessed by some very generous donors to

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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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