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New Season

For years, we’ve watched people complete our Recovery Program and then struggle in their new season of life. Though they’ve received the tools to continue living a sober life, some can feel isolated, alone, and scared.

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TGTB 2023

Our biggest outreach of the year will be here soon. For more than three decades, our annual Thanksgiving outreach has been a beacon of hope in our community. Especially when the world is increasingly filled with uncertainties, it’s essential to extend our hands toward those in need, treating everyone like a member of our family—a guest at our table.

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Christina

Horrific, unspeakable sexual abuse marked Christina’s childhood beginning when she was just three years old. When she finally told her mom, she had to endure the trauma of being checked out by doctors at a hospital and reliving the experience in front of a courtroom. (more…)

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Desert Storms

This summer has been brutal and dangerous for those caught in the heat. Last month, Tucsonans suffered through 13 days of 110-plus-degree temperatures, breaking records with little relief. Tucson also had one of the latest monsoon storms in recent memory. It didn’t rain until July 17th, 32 days into the season. Yet, much like typical monsoon storms, the dark clouds rolled in swiftly, and the sudden and violent rains caused property damage, blackouts due to downed power lines, stranded motorists, and life-threatening flooding, especially for those experiencing homelessness. (more…)

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Marissa

I NEVER thought I would work with kids, so I am constantly surprised by that… but it’s just a testament to how much God has changed me.” Marissa has her own experiences with addiction, and she empathizes with the emotional struggles of our youngest guests. She understands what the parents are going through in this challenging season of their lives. Because of this, she can walk alongside those parents going through recovery, coaching them in the Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA) that all of the Children Services Advocates use in the classroom. (more…)

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Darwin

Darwin returned from the Gulf War a different man. Unable to cope with the violence he had seen and been a part of, he fell deep into addiction. He lost his entire family due to his addiction and eventually became homeless. Shame and guilt ridden, suicidal, lost, and severely underweight, Darwin was wasting away. (more…)

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Carlo

Carlo had a turbulent childhood marked by physical and sexual abuse. When he was just 11 years old, his father beat him to the point of hospitalization. Scared and alone, he ran away from his home in Texas to Pensacola, Florida in search of his mother and siblings.

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