Category: Stories of Hope

Meet Steven

Thank you for loving your neighbor, Steven, and giving him hope for the future! Steven was born into a world of chaos. “I’ve seen a lot of violence from an early age,” he says. “Fighting and using drugs and alcohol… In my family, it became a normal way of life.”

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Meet Megan

Megan is thankful for the grace everyone has extended her! We can all heal together! If you had asked me to describe my life eight months ago, I would have said something like, “My dad killed himself. My mother never recovered from her addictions. I was bounced between homes and

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April 2023 Newsletter

Meet Robbie

The Rescue Mission has change Robbie’s life for the better Thank you to those who have impacted his life! My name is Robbie O’Neal, and this is the story of my recovery. I come from a broken home. My parents divorced when I was around 3 years of age. My

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Meet Sarah

Thank you for giving Sarah a new beginning.Because of you, she has joy in her heart this Easter! Darkness, fear, and shame haunted Sarah for most of her life. From the ages of 5 to 14 she suffered beatings and abuse at the hands of her father. At times, she

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Meet Jeff

“Where Healing Begins” I feel like I had a decent childhood, until I reached my early teen years. It was during this time in my life that I started hanging around people that were a bad influence on me and full of negativity. I started experimenting with drugs and alcohol,

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Meet Anthony

“No Longer Hiding” My dysfunctional childhood started when I was about six or seven years old. We lived in a nice middle-class apartment home where my brother and I would split a beer with our dad. As we got older, we would sneak alcohol from the glasses of the adults

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Meet Teresa

“I HAVE A NEW START” My name is Teresa Simmons, I was born in Quitman, Georgia in 1981.  The pain and struggles in my life started very early because by the time I was six years old I had been molested twice.  To dull the pain I started experimenting with

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Tracey Holiday Newsletter

Meet Tracey

“I turned my back on God a long time ago… I was broken.” There were never enough hours in the day for Tracey. She worked and took care of her two children alone. She made sure the bills were paid and that her kids had everything they needed, but she

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God Has Delivered Me

“Hello! My name is Taylor, and I was born in Alexandria, Virginia in July of 1995. This is my story:” My twin brother and I were raised in Warner Robins, Georgia. My childhood was relatively normal, except for the fact that I was adopted at 9 weeks old. My parents

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