Get the full version of the past year's newsletters below.

 2024 Easter Newsletter

Brandon grew up in a household filled with drugs and alcohol. At age 12 he was abused by a trusted adult and his faith in people was shattered. As he grew older all his money was spent on drugs and his family had had enough. He had a plan to end his life at a train yard in Minneapolis. God had other plans. He checked himself into the psych ward at the VA and his journey to CCRM began…


2023 Holiday Newsletter

Susan lived in a volatile home growing up. She suffered from mental health and anxiety issues from a young age and began to self-medicate. She entered an abusive relationship and became pregnant. After attempting suicide, she ended up in the hospital and had an emergency C-section. Her baby was immediately taken from her. She knew she need help…


2023 Fall Newsletter

Travonte was homeless at a young age due to some poor relationship choices by his mother. He recognized he had the gift of music, but the environment only lead to alcohol, drugs and an unhealthy pride and arrogance. He chased his musical dreams until he hit rock bottom and was sleeping in abandoned buildings and on park benches, then he started walking…


2023 Summer Newsletter

Mary grew up in the South End of Albany, but was always seen as an outsider. She had little supervision as a child and as a young teen was already drinking, smoking and hanging out with boys. After some devastating events, her life spiraled out of control. She thought jails, institutions and death were the best she could hope for…