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Anthony's Story

New Stories | May 19, 2021

After years of using drugs, one morning Anthony realized he was in the fierce grip of addiction— and it was getting worse. Before long, everything that he had worked for was falling apart… He found himself hopeless and spiritually bankrupt. “I knew I needed help. As a self-employed electrician, I …

Rob's Story

New Stories | April 29, 2021

Reluctant and insecure about life, Rob entered Sunday Breakfast Mission’s New Life Program not knowing if SBM would be the place to help him gain back sobriety. Working over the past 25 years for a food importer, Rob lost his job when the company closed six years ago.  Frustration and the …

Aubrey's Story

New Stories | April 22, 2021

Aubrey by his own account was brought up in a good home and did well in school .  It would be while serving in the armed forces that the use of alcohol and drugs began to take control of his life.  The control of drugs and alcohol consumed Aubrey’s life for 35 years.  He went through …

Cameron's Story

Past Stories | April 22, 2021

​ "After three to five years of being in and out of the prison system, I found myself alienated from my family and friends..."   "Much of this was brought on while I was in high school.  I wanted to fit in with the others and found myself using drugs and alcohol on a regular basis and …

Ispa's Story

Past Stories | April 22, 2021

In July of 2012 devastating events occurred that left Ispa Burns' life shattered.  These events later led her to Sunday Breakfast Mission in October of 2012.  When she arrived at the Mission she felt as if she had lost everything. She even felt as though she had lost herself. Often times …

Kevin's Story

Past Stories | April 22, 2021

"So often people assume that the homeless person they see on the street probably had a bad start to life. Perhaps he was born into a broken home, perhaps she was abused as a little girl, perhaps his dad beat his mom and that's why he started drinking. Statistically, this is normally true. But there …