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McKemie Place 2014 Annual Report

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By |March 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“I was treated like a person and not a criminal.”

“I was treated like a person and not a criminal.”

At the age of 54, I found myself homeless and almost hopeless. I was about to be released from a correctional facility when I heard about McKemie Place. They arranged for me to go there because I had nowhere else to go. I arrived in August of 2010.

I like to say that God will grant you a blessing, but you have to be in a position to receive it. At McKemie Place, I was in a position to reach out and grab that blessing when it came. […]

By |July 7th, 2011|Stories|Comments Off on “I was treated like a person and not a criminal.”

“I lost my job, husband and home. But I found the confidence to make a new start at McKemie Place.”

“I lost my job, husband and home. But I found the confidence to make a new start at McKemie Place.”

My life was so good. I had a loving husband, a steady job and my house was nearly paid off. But then, my husband died. And my employer passed away. And I had to go in the hospital. By the time I was discharged, the bank had foreclosed on our home.

I started sleeping in my car at night. Alone. I felt so unsafe, but I didn’t know what else to do. […]

By |July 6th, 2011|Stories|Comments Off on “I lost my job, husband and home. But I found the confidence to make a new start at McKemie Place.”

“After the accident, pain was my only companion. Then I discovered McKemie Place and true friends.”

“After the accident, pain was my only companion. Then I discovered McKemie Place and true friends.”

It happened to me on Christmas Eve, of all nights. I was struck by a drunk driver. It hurt so bad, the pain made it so I couldn’t even work. I was living with friends, but I couldn’t do that forever. And before long, I became homeless.

I never thought it would happen to me. […]

By |July 5th, 2011|Stories|Comments Off on “After the accident, pain was my only companion. Then I discovered McKemie Place and true friends.”