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Bill’s Boots on the Ground – September

What does a typical meal we serve to our guests look like? Let me tell you, it is a fantastic meal. Our volunteers prepare such great food. We have a

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‘Better together’: Over 1,000 backpacks given away at annual back-to-school outreach

(By Renee Ray De La Cruz/Daily Press)
Posted – July 26, 2018
(To read article  CLICK HERE)
VICTORVILLE — The scorching heat could not melt away the smiles on the faces of hundreds of children

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Nathan Is Rebuilding His Life After Years Of Loneliness

Forgiveness and humility. Those are two virtues Nathan is holding close during his time at the mission. “All alcoholics try to find something to blame their problem on, and I

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After Crying Out For Help, Mark Receives It

Mark has been sober for 15 years. He conquered his addictions, attending AA meetings regularly, and attended church. Despite putting in hard work every day, he still found himself at

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Bill’s Boots On The Ground – August

When I was a kid I got stuck in the mud trying to cross a field near my house. The mud was over a foot deep and every step I

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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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