Impact Stories

Chayton

A Huge Difference

May 1, 2020

“I know how to own up to my mistakes now and how to change. If I hadn’t come here, I would have been in a bad place, but now I can see myself going to college and getting a good job, doing everything I can think of that makes life better for people.”

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Beyonca

Strength From Struggle

April 1, 2020

“I still struggle with doubt, but I’m learning most people do, and that helps. I’m growing spiritually, and I know without faith, I wouldn’t be where I’m at now.”

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Tonya and baby

A Powerful Thing

March 1, 2020

“I believed the doctor who said I would die if I had another baby. I felt like if I went ahead with the pregnancy, I would be taking my children’s mother away from them… It was awful!”

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Audrey

Little Girl, Big Heart

February 1, 2020

When Audrey grows up, she would like to be a doctor. “I just want to be the person people go to when they need help… I like helping. I like sticking up for people, even people I don’t know. It feels good.”

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Krysha

A Privilege and a Gift

January 1, 2020

“I think we realize what we’ve been given—a chance to start over, new friends, kind adults to take care of us—is a gift, so we respect the privilege and don’t take it for granted. We take care of it and each other.”

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Trinity

Leader in the Making

December 1, 2019

“I’m different! Now, I’m going to school more and learning instead of getting in trouble. My attitude toward grownups has changed, and I found out I really enjoy helping younger kids.”

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