Stories

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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Fill Your Heart With Second Chances

Categories: Success Stories
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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Meet Byron

Categories: Success Stories
When Byron lost his well paying construction job a few years back, he also lost his place to live. Three years ago, Byron became a resident of the Men’s Campus. They helped him regain his driver’s license and take care of his serious medical issues. Today, Byron is employed as a food service deliveryman at …

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Meet Sonya

Categories: Success Stories
Sonya is an alum of The Lord’s Place Family Campus. She has decided to share her story after a lifetime of struggles. We hope her story inspires you. Sonya grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania. A survivor of sexual abuse, Sonya turned to drugs and alcohol. She dropped out of high school, became pregnant, …

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