The Mission — April 2021

The Mission — April 2021

SAVE MORE LIVES LIKE JANET’S

“God gave me this second chance, and I owe him my life,” proclaims Janet. Pregnant with her fifth child, living under a bridge, doing drugs every day, she never imagined surviving the violence and torture. Find out how each gift you give can help reach another mother like Janet! Read More »

The Mission — March 2021

The Mission — March 2021

TURN AROUND MORE LIVES LIKE GERALD’S

“If I could talk to you, . . . I would thank YOU for saving my life—because YOU did,” says Gerald, a man who didn’t think he could live without drugs. This Easter he feels saved by Jesus, as if Jesus carried him out of his tomb of drugs and endless pain. Find out how Jesus carried Gerald from his tomb . . .and YOU helped make it possible! Read More »

The Mission — February 2021

The Mission — February 2021

TURN AROUND MORE LIVES LIKE ALEXANDRA’S

“I was smoking marijuana mixed with crack every day…I had four kids who needed me. I hated myself. I hoped I’d die. My kids deserved so much better than me. This Mission, and the donors who support it, showed me what love really is. They gave me a second chance when I didn’t deserve one. They believed in me and equipped me to live a brand-new life. And that means everything,” says Alexandra.

Find out how YOU can help another struggling single mom like Alexandra! Read More »

The Mission — January 2021

The Mission — January 2021

TURN AROUND MORE LIVES LIKE ALEX’S

“Lord, I don’t know what I’m doing. I want to change!” Alex cried out. Little did he realize that would be the beginning of a spiritual awakening and a complete life turn-around. Find out how YOU can help reach the next Alex! Read More »

The Mission — December 2020

The Mission — December 2020

HELP TURN EVERYTHING AROUND FOR SOMEONE

“I was trafficked as a prostitute for almost half my life,” says Ryan, 33. “By the end, I didn’t even know what hope was anymore. It wasn’t until I came to Hope Gardens that I felt that again.” Find out how YOU can help victims of trafficking and abuse! Read More »

The Mission — November 2020

The Mission — November 2020

HELP MAKE CHRISTMAS WISHES COME TRUE

“I wanted all of us to live together in a new home that we would never have to leave,” said Olivia, one of seven siblings. Find out how YOU helped her dreams come true (and can do the same for more families like hers)! Read More »

The Mission — October 2020

The Mission — October 2020

A THANKSGIVING TO REMEMBER

“I made a big mistake and went to prison for 18 months,” Patrick says. He thought he’d left his past behind, but nearly 20 years later, it surprised him and put him behind bars. Discover how he found strength, healing, and a NEW new beginning at Union Rescue Mission! Read More »

The Mission — September 2020

The Mission — September 2020

REVOLUTIONIZE SOMEONE’S LIFE WITH GOD’S LOVE

“I was tired of being broken,” Antonia confesses. After being molested as a child, enduring homelessness, and burning with anger inside, she came to URM “knowing it was her only chance.” Discover how God pursued and forever changed her! Read More »

The Mission — August 2020

The Mission — August 2020

YOU HELP BRING NEW LIFE AFTER A LIFETIME OF LOSS

Vincent realized, “life wasn’t the problem, I was.” After suffering trauma, loss, and addictions, he finally sought help at URM. His story will give anyone hope that change is possible, no matter how many mistakes have been made. Read More »

The Mission — July 2020

The Mission — July 2020

YOU HELP TURN LIVES AROUND

Gerald was “like a walking dead person,” devastated by a meth addiction. He completely changed after coming to URM five years ago. Though COVID-19 claimed his life this spring, his comeback story continues inspiring life-change. Read More »