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I once was lost, but now I’m found…

I once was lost, but now I’m found…

Within a five-year period, Danielle lost three of the people most important to her: her mother, her grandmother and the father of her child. In despair, she turned to drugs and lost even more. “A lot of people didn’t want me around because of my addiction and things...
I have a new outlook on life!

I have a new outlook on life!

Karen has faced many struggles in her life – the deaths of her mother and her husband, some severe health issues and downsizing that resulted in the loss of her last job. Before coming to the Mission for shelter, she relied on the community meals here – and help from...
It wasn’t my time to go yet!

It wasn’t my time to go yet!

Like so many men and women who come to Faith Mission hoping to begin new lives, Ritchie had a pretty normal childhood. “I started drinking at 16. We’d go cruising in our cars and get beer.” His consumption increased after he married the first time, when he was “just...
Now I don’t have to walk the streets…

Now I don’t have to walk the streets…

When Barbara began having medical problems several years ago, no one really understood what was going wrong. “I kept going to the hospital, and they kept sending me back home,” she remembers today. “My kids were in their 20’s then,” she recalls. “They were very...