Life Changing Stories

This is A.J.

Categories: Success Stories
At the age of 67, A.J. was spending his nights sleeping behind the storage shed in The Lord’s Place parking lot, and hanging his clothes on the dumpster to dry overnight. Early in the morning, he would gather his few things and make his way down the street to a local park where he would …

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Meet Kenneth

Categories: Success Stories
After serving 6 years in prison, Ken was released in 2016. With his lengthy arrest record and battle with addiction for most of his adult life, it was very difficult for him to find a job and a place to call home. In May of 2016, Ken was admitted to The Lord’s Place Men’s Campus. …

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Cooking with Carolina

Categories: Success Stories
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: Success Stories
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: Success Stories
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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