I was really taking a chance that something could have happened to me too. I’d hide myself and sleep around churches because I felt like God would be there for my protection.Read More
Why do we share stories?
When we think about the people experiencing homelessness around us, certain images and labels come to mind about who they are and how they got there. Portraits of Hope is a way their stories can be heard and we can be reminded that restoration is possible, and lives and families can be healed.
Since I’ve been here, it’s a completely peaceful, freeing feeling. I just feel like me. And I didn’t know what that felt like. I didn’t know who I was before and I felt like drugs were who I was, but that’s not me anymore.Read More
My rock bottom moment was when I had no body on my side and I realized that my nephew was a month old and no one had called me or told me. I went on Facebook and saw it. That was heart shattering...Read More