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Phoenix Rescue Mission Collects more than 1 Million Bottles of Water for Homeless

Nonprofit reaches record-breaking milestone during its 4th annual Code:Red Summer Heat Relief Campaign PHOENIX (Sept. 22, 2016) – Phoenix Rescue Mission announced today it reached a record-breaking milestone during its 4th Annual Code:Red Summer Heat Relief Campaign, collecting more than 1.2 million bottles of water for the homeless and elderly shut-ins during the four-month campaign. In celebration of the achievement, Phoenix Rescue Mission hosted its annual Code:Red Donor Appreciation Breakfast, inviting community leaders and campaign partners to join mission staff

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God asked, “Are you ready?” | June 2016 Newsletter

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Sun striking his eyes, Gilbert slowly regained consciousness on the sidewalk near the corner of 11th Avenue and Jackson Street. The night before was a blur. After 22 years of living out of a bottle, Gilbert had finally decided that he had had enough and embarked on the bender to end all benders – in attempt to end his life. It didn’t work. Instead, he woke with a pounding headache and the stinging realization that he had failed to die.

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Instead of Justice, Hope | May 2016 Newsletter

His name is Justice, but he’s quick to tell you that throughout his life he’s experienced anything but. “My past is full of mistakes but somehow I always managed to avoid the consequences,” Justice admits. “I was doing every drug imaginable at 11 years old, running with gangs, robbing drug dealers… by all rights, I should be in prison or dead.” Justice’s luck finally ran out last summer when a bout with heroin cost him his living arrangements, his transportation,

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