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Living and Leaving a Legacy

Brock states, “I had a good life growing up here locally. The root of my problem is that I like to party too much, it started in high school. Partying

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Rebuilding a Good Foundation

Brandon shares, “I had been sober about five and a half years, but I started getting depressed, so I started drinking again. I got three DUI’s within 13 months and

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Real Life

Having grown up on the Central Coast, Casey attended local schools, graduated high school, and began a successful career. He states, “But then I had a really hard time. I

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Lessons Learned, Looking Forward

Reflecting on lessons learned at the mission, Will says, “Transparency is a big one. Knowing that I’m not alone and that I’m able to help others through being transparent is

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Intercessory Player

An intercessor is defined as, “a person who intervenes on behalf of another.” That is Ivan.
Through diligence at the thrift store, in the place of transitioning leadership, Ivan has stepped

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Ring Man

“I didn’t have my wedding ring when I came into the program and my wife has since expressed a desire to reconcile. The other day she put the wedding ring

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Making Change a Friend

“This place has changed my life from where I was to where I am at now. I’m healthy. I’m off the streets. I’m helping others instead of taking from them.

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Shaping Character, Serving Customers

Thrift store volunteer Gino says, “We are not just selling stuff to roll it up into our pockets for a profit. These men are our future. How we help, these

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A Wanted Man

“Nobody wanted me around,” says Travis. “I grew up in the San Fernando Valley and had a violent childhood.  I watched my step-dad shoot a gun out of the house

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When Smiles Are Extra Precious

In partnership with the Santa Maria Foursquare Church and with Grace Baptist Church, the mission is reaching out to the many homeless children that live in north Santa Barbara County.

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