Fill Your Heart With Good Intentions

It is the feeling you get when you walk past a person living on the street. You want to reach out and help them, to make their life better, but you’re not sure how. You walk away wondering what you can do to truly make a difference.

Today, you can turn your good intentions into action by supporting The Lord’s Place.

This summer, we want to give you, our friends, an insider-view of the work we do here at The Lord’s Place, by focusing on our different programs and services! In addition to these emails, you can also follow along on social media, where you’ll be able to learn more facts, stats, and even get to know more of our clients!

Facts:

  • More than 100 individuals are served each year, with 80% of them avoiding recidivism (returning to jail) in the first 3 years after release.
  • 26% of our Reentry clients were female, 74% were male.

To read our most current newsletter, click here.

Inspiring Stories from our clients is another way to fill your heart .

Cooking with Carolina

Categories: Non-Profit
A year ago, when Carolina joined our job training and employment program, she expressed her desire to gain more skills working in the kitchen to eventually get a job in the food service field. Carolina worked very diligently in our culinary transitional work experience program, advancing through the apprenticeship levels, demonstrating increased skills monthly, and …

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Employing James

Categories: Non-Profit
James spent 17 years in prison. Released in 2016 as a re-entry citizen returning to the community, James found it very difficult to find and maintain employment, despite having years of food service experience. James began attending our Lunch & Learn program in mid-December, then enrolled in our Job Ready classes, completed this program successfully, …

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Wade’s Journey Continues with Transportation

Categories: Non-Profit
If you ask Wade, he has lived his life in survival mode.  He admits he did not always have the best life, but he “lived the life he knew how to live.” Wade had many years being in and out of prison.  In 2013, when he was released from incarceration, he was ready to make …

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Fill Your Heart With Second Chances

Categories: Non-Profit
Sean came to The Lord’s Place in 2016 after serving twelve years in prison. While he was incarcerated, both of his parents passed away, and when he was released, he was given a bus ticket to West Palm Beach to stay with his brother. Unfortunately, when he arrived, he discovered his brother was also experiencing …

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