There's More to My Story
God has plans for Charlene
"They said I was born drunk, they had to pump the alcohol out of my system when I was born. I was about 3 pounds, I was so small I fit in a shoebox. They had to keep me in the hospital, they didn’t think I was going to make it."
"I had a happy childhood but suffered abuse at a very young age, which caused me to lose trust in friends and family. At Mel Trotter Ministries, I discovered that there is more to my story and that I was made in the image of God." - Charlene
Your gift today will show Charlene and others - who reach out to Mel Trotter Ministries for help - to know they are loved and valued. Give Today to show your neighbors that you believe they were made in the image of God as they start the next chapter of their story.
Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, whom He has redeemed from trouble.– Psalm 107:2
There's More to My Story
I'm Steve and there's more to my story.
I was making 6 figures with my flourishing chiropractic practice, I was married and had a great relationship with my wife and kids. Then I injured my wrist. That was my manhood and I couldn't handle it.
My relationship with my family has been restored thanks to God's love.
I'm Alberta and there's more to my story.
I am a preacher’s daughter and came from a large, loving family that taught me responsibility at an early age. I attended college and raised two children. But 20 years in an abusive marriage chipped away at that foundation. I ended up divorced and lost my home and children all while suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
I learned who I am as a child of God.
I'm Daniel and there's more to my story.
I lived on the streets for seven years and ended up at a shelter…but now I’m a college student and I know my worth.
I've learned to trust in God's plans for me.
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Causes of homelessess
How can so many of our neighbors end up on the streets, in cars, tents, shelters, or on couches in our city? Some of the most significant factors include substance abuse, domestic violence, and injuries or illnesses. Learn more here.Read more
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How should we talk to kids about homelessness?
Homelessness and poverty is too complicated for most adults to understand. Kids don’t need all the details, but help them understand that there are many reasons why someone is without a home.Read more