Independence from Addiction

Independence from Addiction

Hank is marking his independence from addiction by celebrating five years of sobriety in 2024… “Active recovery here teaches you about decision making at length. I learned that if you can begin thinking change,” he says. “you learn to make value-based decisions rather than emotional ones.” He knows having God in his life has made all the difference.

Father’s Day

Father’s Day

Father’s Day holds a unique and special place in the hearts of many. For some, it is a time to celebrate the lives of men who have had a positive impact in our ives. For others, it’s a painful time that holds a precious few good memories. For Julius and his family, Father’s Day is a day to celebrate reuniting with family and mending broken relationships.

Come to Me

Come to Me

Angela is a single mom of two boys. Recently, she experience great loss in a short amount of time. Her mother, father, and brother all passed away within months of each other. Angela had no time to grieve and the weight of suffering was so heavy. In addition to these tragedies, she also lost her job and was evicted from her home. Angela “fell iff balance,” she needed to mentally “reboot and restart.” All of this led to her breaking point and brought her to Jessie’sPlace.

National Volunteer Month

National Volunteer Month

“Homelessness hurts when I see it, it really touches me. It’s
heartbreaking.” Scott began volunteering by serving meals every week at Jimmie Hale
Mission. Scott explains his motivation for volunteering in this way: “I didn’t want
[clients] to be alone. I listen and pay attention, this is something that I can do to ease
pain, I sit and communicate.”

2023 Gratitude Report

2023 Gratitude Report

We provide recovery from the root causes of homelessness through our proven process of compassion, guidance and accountability grounded in Christian faith. Our holistic services are offered for free to all in need. Each number in this report represents a neighbor whose life experienced real change last year. Please keep this 2023 Gratitude Report as a reminder of the lives you’ve transformed and continue to keep them in your prayers.

Thank you for standing with us!
With Gratitude,
Perryn Carroll
Executive Director

SIGNS AND WONDERS

SIGNS AND WONDERS

Matthew 7:7-8 (NIV) tells us: “Ask and it will be given to you; seek
and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For
everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the
one who knocks, the door will be opened.” Joey knows that signs
of God are all around us. He is living proof that no matter the time
or place, God will let you know what He desires for your life.

Holiday Newsletter 2023

Holiday Newsletter 2023

One of James’ favorite bible verses is Matthew 17:20, “If you have
faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain,
‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be
impossible for you.” He has faith.