Life-changing opportunities

Success takes on a new meaning.

Success at The Mission happens in so many ways.

Sometimes, success happens after many failed attempts. Occasionally, it occurs with a step backwards, followed by a few wavering steps forward on a long journey. Every so often, it begins when a major realization allows us to see ourselves in a new light.

Here are some of those success stories:

Giving Love to Our Neighbors Living on the Street

Our friend Michael Mancuso went out bright and early the other morning to photograph Chalia Perry and Jose Caraballo in The Mission’s Outreach van as they gave to people living on the streets hats that were hand-knitted by Anita Brady and her family and friends. Each of the nearly 200 hats, Anita shared, are created as a unique expression of

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I’ve Had Enough Trouble. Now Is My Time To Shine.

Shamere Clyburn, who looks much younger than his 24 years, just cannot stop smiling. And as his smile lights up, people around him cannot help smiling back at him, as if asking, “What in the world are you smiling about?” There’s seems to be a sense of innocence around him that belies “the drugs I sold, catching distribution charges back-to-back,

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Michael Sepulveda

I Want Positive Change. Permanent Change.

“Right now,” Michael Sepulveda said, “I’m drinking a lot of water.” Laughing as he heard himself say that, he added, “I never would have thought I’d care at all about water. But it is really important to me now. I stay hydrated. And I make sure that the water I drink is pure and clean. I can’t just drink any

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I Have A Vengeance Against Drugs

Dr. Eric Williams, The Mission’s Medical Director, spoke to the class at The New Direction Program about how substance abuse causes an imbalance in our brains, and the deleterious effects that can have on our bodies. In rapt attention, the individuals in the class listened, absorbed the information Dr. Williams shared, and asked very insightful questions about their personal experiences,

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Your Recovery Can Start Here

If you are struggling with addiction, we can provide you with free medication, which will prevent withdrawal, reduce your cravings, and give you the opportunity to recover. We are here for you.  Any morning from 6 am until 7 pm, just walk up the ramp at 89 Ewing Street, knock on our Shelter’s door, and we will bring you to

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Your support can help create more success stories.