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Driving Hope to the Homeless of Phoenix, A Volunteer’s Perspective

Jerry Waehner Drives Hope to the Homeless

Retired City of Phoenix park manager Jerry Waehner oversaw the operation of some of our biggest city parks for quite some time. When he retired, he became a regular in our cafeteria, serving hot, delicious food to those who needed it most. But it’s when he got a taste of the life-altering work of the Hope Coach that things changed.

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Women in recovery honored as first graduating class of culinary arts vocational training program

Vocational Development Graduates

MEDIA ADVISORY Humana Foundation to donate $3,000 to program at Phoenix Rescue Mission ceremony WHO: Phoenix Rescue Mission and Human Foundation. WHAT: Six residents of Phoenix Rescue Mission’s Changing Lives Center for Women & Children, a long-term recovery program for women struggling with addiction and/or abuse, will be honored as the first graduating class of a culinary arts vocational training program funded in part by the Humana Foundation. Humana will present a $3,000 check during the ceremony so the Mission can

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Phoenix Rescue Mission helps 600 disadvantaged students head back-to-school

Back-to-School 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY Students in grades K-12 will receive fully-stocked backpacks, uniform vouchers and sports physicals during Saturday, July 25 event WHO: Phoenix Rescue Mission and 600 students in grades K-12. WHAT: Homeless and poor students from various Title I District schools throughout the Valley will receive backpacks, uniforms, back-to-school supplies and equipment, and sports physicals. WHY: Every year Phoenix Rescue Mission hosts its back-to-school event so children of homeless and poor families have the same opportunity for success as every other student.

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Fleet Feet Sports Scottsdale Summer Water Drive

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Jeremy Heath, Fleet Feet Sports Scottsdale Cell 870-897-9266 Store: 480-907-6699,   Fleet Feet Sports Scottsdale Summer Water Drive Fleet Feet Sports Scottsdale hosts its 2nd annual water drive to raise hydration awareness and provide water to the homeless and homebound of Phoenix. WHO: Fleet Feet Sports Scottsdale, OSR Physical Therapy, and Water for Our World to benefit Phoenix Rescue Mission. WHERE: Fleet Feet Sports Scottsdale, 18261 N. Pima Road STE E-135, Scottsdale, AZ 85255 WHEN: Saturday July 25, 2015 from 6:30am-5pm WHAT:

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Flagging Down Hope | July 2015 Newsletter

Walking home in the blistering July heat with her two children in tow, Eurodyces Dean started to wonder if she had made a mistake. Necessity had brought her to Phoenix; the moist, cold air of Chicago didn’t mix well with her son’s chronic lung disease. After an asthma attack last winter had nearly cost him his life, his doctor assured her that he would be safer in the dry heat of the southwest. But now they were stuck. Eurodyces didn’t

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