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Stories of Hope: Spring Graduates

It is always my pleasure to introduce you to our graduates. It is a great honor to me, and one that I do not take lightly, to continue to remind our community that homelessness has a face. Real people have experienced real pain and brokenness – and now they are experiencing real...

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Success God's Way: Jorge's Story

“As it turns out, God is confounding me by turning all my weaknesses into strengths after letting me turn my strengths into weaknesses.” This quote from Jorge O. Sanchez, our Winter Graduation valedictorian and one of our Tustin Veterans Outpost graduates, struck me as the perfect...

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How a "Tornado" Learned to Be Still

In December 2015, Karen made a commitment to God and to herself that she wouldn’t enter the Village of Hope program unless she was going to finish it. On October 8, 2017, as she stood as valedictorian in front of her friends, family, and 22 fellow OCRM graduates, she knew she had done...

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Go With God and Be Ready for Battle!

The In-N-Out Burger Foundation may keep a low profile on its generous charitable giving, but speaker Howard “August” Booker of the In-N-Out Burger Foundation,  was a big hit at our graduation Sunday night! For more than two decades, our friends at the In-N-Out Burger Foundation have...

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A Legacy of Hope: Marci's Story

Just a few weeks ago, the Rescue Mission congratulated its most recent group of graduates as one chapter of their journey comes to a close, and another begins. At each graduation, I have the privilege of introducing the Valedictorian, who shares a few words with their peers, friends...

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Thank You, Craig Furniss!

When it came time to choose a keynote speaker for the 2017 Summer Graduation, Craig Furniss came to mind immediately.  Craig is a wonderful advocate and passionate liaison of the Orange County Rescue Mission.  He has been a key advocate in connecting his church, Trinity United...

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