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2021 Easter Newsletter

Ronnie grew up in the bar scene in New York City and began drinking as a teen. After a string of more bad choices and burning every bridge, he visited his Mom. She gave him $40 and said she never wanted to see him again. He came to Albany and was approached by someone at his job who asked him a seemingly simple question…


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2020 Holiday Newsletter

Robbie began drinking as a young teen when he was trying to fit in with a new crowd. He quickly learned that drinking and drugging also numbed the pain of depression and hardship.  When a friend brought him to the Rescue Mission, things started to change…


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2020 Fall Newsletter

As a child, Lance suffered physical abuse from his stepfather and became defiant, angry and violent. So began 35 years of resentment, prison time, and addiction. He eventually lost everything, became homeless and made a plan…he would overdose and die. However, God had something else in store…

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2020 Summer Newsletter

Beverly was raised in the South Bronx, in a culture of drugs and alcohol. She became pregnant at 17 and when her fiance was shot and killed, it led her into a deep depression and eventually into homelessness. Then, in the dead of winter, she came to the Rescue Mission’s women’s emergency shelter…

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