Serenity Reopens After Renovation

One of Many Lives Changed We first introduced you to Leslie in a March blog post. Her story was a familiar one — a past filled with pain, addiction, and disappointments, but Leslie was overcoming the battles in her past and looking forward to a bright future. Leslie couldn’t wait to get into her own […]


Mandy’s Reason for Hope

Hitting Rock Bottom Mandy was pregnant with her second child when she was attacked by her hammer-wielding boyfriend. She went straight to the police with her injuries. Her monster of a boyfriend went to prison. But Mandy says that wasn’t her worst moment. Afterwards, she began using drugs to cope with the anger and shame that overwhelmed her. Eventually, the authorities caught up with […]


What We Do and How We Do It

The WHAT KARM’s formula for ending homelessness is Rescue + Relationships = Restoration. Rescue comes in the form of the front line services, like Crossroads Welcome Center. Here, guests enter the mission and have their immediate needs assessed. Rescue also takes the form of high quality meals, clean showers, and a safe place to sleep. […]


40 Bags in 40 Days Challenge

In four weeks, on Wednesday, February 14th, the season of Lent begins. Lent is a 40-day period of fasting and preparation for Easter. It has been observed by Christ followers for hundreds of years. What is 40 Bags in 40 Days? More recently, the 40 Bags in 40 Days Challenge has made its way across social […]