Homelessness can happen to anyone. I had no idea it would ever be me. I was at an all-time low, praying to God every night, asking Him to take me.
Does that idea strike you wrong? Jesus was born homeless. Sometimes, holy work happens in the dirt. And right there, in the lowest place, we discover God with us.
At 56 years old, I had nowhere to go. I was a scared, sad woman in a hospital bed, detoxing off of alcohol. Then I enrolled in a program that saved my life.
Will you consider adopting a month by hosting a canned goods/non-perishables food drive in the coming 12 months? Food is a bridge to hope for many people in need, but we need your help to keep all 3 of our service centers stocked year round.
At first, Diane Speranza was afraid to volunteer as a mentor for a New Beginnings resident. Sure, she’d volunteered for 3 years in the thrift store, but she wasn’t sure she had what it takes to mentor someone.
This brave woman buried her husband, later suffered terrible domestic violence and was diagnosed with colon cancer. At New Beginnings, she has a home for her daughters and has stopped worrying whether or not they will eat each day.
Now in its 11th year, Steve Smith Charity Golf Classic was renamed to honor New Beginnings’ founder. Tournament will be played on September 28.
Woodwinds workforce apartments open soon and we’ll offer 2 case managers, life skills classes, educational tutoring, even access to emergency food.
High school sophomore tutors 7 children between the ages of 6 and 12. Parents are either clients or employees of New Beginnings.
We celebrate Steve and Linda graduating from New Beginnings’ homeless rehabilitation program. Can you list the 6 requirements of a grad?