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Today’s heroes: Our 2,500 volunteers

By Robin Wagner Director of Volunteers, City Gospel Mission During this national Volunteer Appreciation Week, we give our sincere thanks for each of you – over 2,500 strong – who give your time and effort to build into the lives of so many people who need uplifted. You are the bedrock of our organization, and…

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Today’s heroes: Holiday volunteers

By Angela Allen VP of Church Partnerships, City Gospel Mission During this national Volunteer Appreciation Week, we give our sincere thanks for each of you – over 2,500 strong – who give your time and effort to build into the lives of so many people who need uplifted. You are the bedrock of our organization,…

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Recovery / Stories of Hope /

Chip: Overdose to overcomer

  By Chip S. 2019 Recovery graduate Pain pills and heroin ultimately led me to City Gospel Mission. I’ve been here since Feb. 21st of 2019. I hurt myself playing softball and went to my doctor. That’s when my addiction to pain pills started. It gave me an escape. I didn’t have to deal with…

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Jobs / Stories of Hope /

Nick gets a job & his daughter & son back

  By Nick S. JobsPlus graduate A couple years ago I was getting treatment for drug use. It got to the point where my daughter had been taken from me. My lawyer said, “You can give her to someone in your family. You can do what you’re supposed to do to get her back. Or…

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Stories of Hope /

Standing together, fighting together

By Roger Howell, President, City Gospel Mission
Over the past 25 years serving the poor and disadvantaged, I have grown in my understanding of systemic racism. So, seeing the heartache of the black members of my staff and community, I have been saddened and angered, especially over the past month.

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Mentoring / Stories of Hope / Youth /

Today’s hero: Chris Evans, Youth mentor

By Robin Wagner
Director of Volunteer Services, City Gospel Mission

During this national Volunteer Appreciation Week, we give our sincere thanks for each of you – over 2,500 strong – who give your time and effort to build into the lives of so many people who need uplifted. You are the bedrock of our organization, and the catalysts for the life-change and spiritual growth that happens every day at City Gospel Mission. You are God’s hands and heart in action.

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Recovery / Stories of Hope /

Today’s hero: Crystal Zemites, Recovery volunteer

By Robin Wagner
Director of Volunteer Services, City Gospel Mission

During this national Volunteer Appreciation Week, we give our sincere thanks for each of you – over 2,500 strong – who give your time and effort to build into the lives of so many people who need uplifted. You are the bedrock of our organization, and the catalysts for the life-change and spiritual growth that happens every day at City Gospel Mission. You are God’s hands and heart in action.

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