City Union Mission Announces a New GAP Year Program. A Residential Program to Equip Disadvantaged Young Adults for College or a Career and Life Preparedness.

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 City Union Mission Announces a New GAP Year Program:  A Residential Program to Equip Disadvantaged Young Adults for  College or a Career and Life Preparedness   City Union Mission Announces a New GAP Year Program:  A Residential Program to Equip Disadvantaged Young Adults for  College or a Career and Life Preparedness   City Union Mission Announces a […]

Meet Gregory

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Meet Gregory “I came here looking for God and I found Him.” Gregory was raised in a loving, Christian home and planned to spend his days serving the Lord. “I grew up in church, came to know Jesus and was training to be a deacon.” But he began to fear what God had in store […]

Meet Ori-Oma Saulters

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Meet Ori-Oma Saulters “Everybody is broken when they come here…” Ori-Oma looks back on her childhood as a time of abuse and neglect. When she was 6, her mother remarried to a man who was physically abusive. “My stepfather was very problematic… I believe he’d been abused as a child, and he perpetuated it with […]

Meet Jodi

Meet Jodi Not Enough Thanks to Give! “They fed me… they gave me a bed to sleep in… and they helped me get saved.” Growing up in a dysfunctional household, Jodi witnessed a pattern of abuse as a child that followed her into adulthood. She fell into a controlling relationship that eroded her confidence and […]

Meet Willie

Meet Willie Your support is giving Willie a second chance and he can’t thank you enough! “I Feel Like I’ve Got a Purpose.” After many years of working for a major manufacturing company, Willie was laid off. Not only did the job loss destroy his livelihood, it also shattered his self-esteem. “I began feeling I […]

Meet Natasha

Meet Natasha Grateful through it all: Natasha is especially thankful for YOU! “I have this grateful heart.” After years of struggling with substance abuse, Natasha regained her sobriety and remained clean for nearly a decade. Longing for change and believing she was ready, she took a new job in Las Vegas. But instead of making […]

Meet Dempsey

Meet Dempsey Thanks to you…Dempsey has been given a life-changing gift this Christmas “I was in a very dark place.” “I grew up in foster homes, group homes and street shelters,” Dempsey says. “At a very young age I learned to take care of myself.” Sadly, influenced by his detrimental surroundings, his self-education also included […]

Meet Marvin

Meet Marvin Marvin is celebrating new life this Easter! Thank you for touching his life with hope. “Now I can be a light to others.” Marvin wandered the streets of the city, disoriented and confused. He was a brilliant young man, a junior at Berkeley, when he began experiencing paranoia. “I thought people were talking […]

Meet Natasha

Meet Natasha Natasha is so grateful you have given her new life! “My heart was ice cold, but now there’s love there.” Natasha grew up in a living hell, abused for years, in every way, by her mother’s boyfriends. It left her severely traumatized. “I was so disconnected that I didn’t think I could ever […]