Meet Angela: VRM Women's Shelter Manager

Meet Angela: VRM Women's Shelter Manager

I came to the Mission because I lost my kids to CWS. I just kept repeating using and they told me “test clean, test clean”, but I couldn’t do it. So CWS came and raided my house and took away my kids. As I watched them take away my kids, my kids were screaming and screaming for me but I had no emotions –none whatsoever. I couldn’t cry, knew I was supposed to cry, but couldn’t...

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Purpose and Sacrifice: Gracie's Story

Purpose and Sacrifice: Gracie's Story

It wasn’t the first time I heard her story and it wasn’t the first time I had to fight back tears. She shared her “rock bottom” moment from 2011 when her home was raided by police and an officer told her, “Take a good look at your kids. You won’t be seeing them for a long time.” While Gracie didn’t realize it then, this moment gave her a purpose, and she was willing to sacrifice everything to get her kids back.

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