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Dec 4, 2023

“When you’re serious and ready for change, The Salvation Army is there to help you." – David


Growing up, David didn’t have a lot of lucky breaks. His mother was an alcoholic and his father was mostly absent. Then, when he was 13, he ran away to live with his father who was part of a dangerous gang known as the “Hell’s Angels.” But he overcame these challenges when he joined the military and became a combat medic.

Unfortunately, his demons caught up with him and David turned to drugs and alcohol. Along that rocky path, he lost his job, his home, his wife and child, and a lot of self-respect. That’s when he learned about The Salvation Army Hope Center.

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A veteran finds redemption!

Thanks to contributions from generous donors like you, David was able to receive emergency housing for veterans. With time, he was able to work on his health issues and recovery. Today, he is quick to urge others to embrace support when they are ready to change.

For neighbors like David, rebuilding a life is not something that happens overnight or alone. It takes friendship, resources, and support. That’s the power of your gift in action! When neighbors need a compassionate hand, supporters like you are there for them, showing them redemption is within reach.

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