September, 2015

Joe’s Story

Life on the streets was a matter of survival for Joe. Nearly overnight, food, water and shelter became his top priorities – requiring his full attention. Like many in our community, Joe was just one pay check away from homelessness. For him it came in the form of a torn ACL. He lost his construction […]

Summer on the Streets

Hot weather is dangerous for someone on the steets. Dehydration can lead to heat stroke, even death. Joe had been homeless in Tacoma for 2 years before entering the Mission’s New Life Program. Just a few weeks ago, he was going between shelter stays and camping on the streets. Ask him about his experience, and […]