Attitude of Gratitude

Many find Spiritual transformation at the mission. It’s a beautiful thing. But eventually it’s time for a physical transition back into more independent living and that can be difficult and generate fear. James graduated the program and spent a second year serving at the mission as an apprentice. James has experienced spiritual transformation. He’s a new man. Now the time had come for the new man to find a new residence outside the safety net of the mission. It is physically difficult to find and emotionally difficult as well. James couldn’t find affordable housing but eventually his niece who was struggling financially invited him to move in. When James arrived he started to notice delinque

Executive Lobby

The final piece of our Beautification Project has been completed. The Executive lobby where visitors, donors, and prospective donors wait for appointments has been our final make-over… and it’s not too shabby at that! When a visitor comes to the Executive floor for a meeting the first thing they see after getting out of the elevator from the parking lot is the Executive Lobby. It’s been neglected for a long time. In an effort to tell them who we are and how we see ourselves we wanted to make a more definitive statement. Check out the before and after photos. Before: After: Thanks to all of you who have donated to help us with our many beautification projects at Hope Gardens and the Union Res

Summertime Hang Time

Summertime is almost here and Hope Gardens has a lot of open outside grounds. What it doesn’t have is a way to utilize it for hanging out together as families and a community. Deed and Truth has provided some helpful equipment to prepare for summer… Leave it to Costco to offer options for sturdy yet inexpensive outdoor picnic tables, benches, and industrial trash containers. Deed and Truth has provided all of the above and spread them out throughout the property to enable families to have picnics outside and to have places to sit and watch the children play. We believe this is going to make a big difference for families to feel less like they live in an institution and more like they are doi

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