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5,398

Nights of Shelter

NIGHTS OF SHELTER
Last year we provided more than 5,000 nights of safe, warm, and comfortable sleep to the men in our Life Recovery Program.

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34,823

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Over 6,900 articles of clothing were given to people in need through our direct assistance and life recovery programs.

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5,025

Boxes of Food

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Lives Changed For Good.

MIGUEL MARVELS AT HIS ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN 8 MONTHS SINCE GRADUATION

It’s been eight months since Miguel graduated from the Mission’s Life Recovery Program. He still can’t believe how different his life looks now, just a year-and-a-half since he first sought help. “To be where I’m at and to have everything I have, it’s crazy,” he said. “Being able to go to the program, and just…

VICTOR RECOMMITS TO THE PROGRAM, EXPERIENCES THE DIGNITY OF WORK

After being recently dismissed, Victor returned to the Mission’s Life Recovery Program to give it another try. He was welcomed back by the other guys in program, got his things unpacked, and set up near his old bed. Then he said he wanted to head to the thrift store for his vocational training. He was…

Victor is taking advantage of his second chance at life

Victor was born in Mexico, but took off for the United States when he was just 16. “There was no work over there, so I came here in 2004,” said Victor, who is a painter by trade. “When I started working, I also tried cocaine, and started using. I would work, get off work, and…