After losing his job… then his car… and finally being forced to leave the home he shared with a relative because of his drug use, 23-year-old Joshua lived on the streets for nearly a year. “I had nowhere else to go,” he says. “I didn’t want to be a burden on my family.” When he grew tired of being cold and hungry, he came to our emergency shelter, where a safe bed and a hot meal were the “good start” he needed to turn his life around. Today he’s growing in his faith, embracing our guidance and looking forward to living on his own. “Life is starting to get better!” he says.

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