“What she needed, you provided.” At City Rescue Mission, our staff understands the importance of primary education for children. Kids experiencing homelessness are at an
“From the bottom of my heart, thank you.” When Steven moved here with his wife a few years ago he was optimistic about the future.
“We feel safe now” When Blanca found herself homeless her first thought was the same as always: protect her young children. Forced to the streets
A Life Transformed After 20 Yearson the Street After living on the street for over 20 years, Marcus* knows what it means to go without
“The Mission was a godsend” Shane’s life changed in an instant. He was homeless, struggling with drug abuse. He’d spent a year living out of
“You’ve helped me so much” No one knows the horrors of homelessness better than Michelle. For 10 years she struggled to survive on the streets.
“I’m excited for the future” After graduating from college, James felt like the sky was the limit. He had a great job teaching, he was
“This program is working. Without it, we wouldn’t have any hope.” When James completed his service in the U.S. Army, he felt like the sky
“ I knew things were finally going to be okay” Nine years ago, Buddy’s wife, Shannon, passed away in a tragic car accident. Buddy was devastated
“ I feel like this is the beginning of the rest of our lives” Escape was the only thing on Jasmine’s mind as she frantically packed
“I feel like I’m human again” Yassine was ecstatic when he got the news — his green card was approved, and he could legally move
“I felt a weight come off my shoulders” Sharon had always been a strong, independent person who could overcome any obstacle life threw at her.
“Thank you for giving me a place to start my recovery” Thomas knows firsthand how miserable it is to be homeless, struggling to stay
“I’m so glad to feel like myself again” When La Toyei’s husband was unexpectedly and tragically killed, she didn’t know how to process her
Charles talks about how he feels like a different person after completing the Recovery Program at City Rescue Mission. https://youtu.be/2mNvo29V2F0 More client stories
“You’ve given me a new beginning” When Brenda describes her life growing up as “a little crazy,” that is an understatement. As young children, she
She was addicted and suicidal with nowhere to go — and KK was only 9 years old. KK learned early on that her pain could
After six years of a toxic marriage – suffering physical and emotional abuse – as well as great hardship and loss – Tiyonna knew she had
Jeff is a completely different person than he was when he arrived at City Rescue Mission about 10 months ago. He has given his life
After a close encounter with death, Ryan said “Enough is enough.”
Tara was caught up in a lifestyle that brought her to her lowest point. Then, she made a change.
Meet Donna. Her story of transformation was featured at the Mission of Hope banquet. She is a touching example of the hope City Rescue Mission offers so many.
Dusty speaks with some of his fellow graduates about how they overcame their struggles with homelessness and addiction.
Rossi didn’t always have a home. After a long and difficult journey, she and her mom found hope.
In this intimate video, several Bridge to Life graduates speak about how change has impacted their lives.