by Ted Rodarm, Executive Director As I was going for a walk this morning, I was reminded of those we have served. Each individual has their own experience and story to tell. Our residents come from all walks of life – teachers, preachers, former law-enforcement officers, truck drivers and financial advisors. While some are retired, […]
by Ted Rodarm, Executive Director This week we are preparing for the arrival of our newest resident. We are very deliberate in our process of evaluating, accepting and receiving our residents. Going through much of the same process for each individual, some tasks become monotonous – communicating with release officers, probation officials and family members; […]
by Ted Rodarm, Executive Director In 2018 we have welcomed 28 new residents to our community and have seen a similar number successfully transition to the greater community as they have been able to find housing opportunities placing them closer to family and employment opportunities. Each new resident received their own bed, bedding and supplies. […]
by Maggie Witherow, Co-Founder I have had the privilege of answering the office phone for the past couple days, and I really don’t know how the staff gets anything else done. I have 3 pages of phone calls and I was surprised how many came from other states. We are well known around the U.S. […]
I remember nearly nine years ago when Matthew 25 Ministries welcomed a new resident. He settled in quickly, became active in the community and made many friends. His friendship with one woman grew over time, they began dating and were married in September, 2012 at Jacob’s Destiny Church. I know so well because my beautiful […]
by Ted Rodarm, Executive Director August was a very busy month for us. We welcomed five new residents during this time and are preparing for more in September. Each arrival brings its own challenges. Cleaning, painting and waxing of floors are done in preparation for a new resident. Beds, bedding and supplies are needed as […]
by Maggie Witherow, Co-Founder A few days ago, as I was getting my hair cut and pretty toes, I was talking to a couple friends and they said they had wanted to go caroling last year, but forgot until it was too late. I know it’s hard to think about Christmas Caroling when it’s still […]
Thank you! Your generous support enabled us to continue to help our residents! (We will let the pictures say their 1,000 words each…)
by Ted Rodarm, Executive Director As the deadline looms for me to submit a monthly article, sometimes I struggle to find a topic to write about. This past month there was so much happening and the hustle and bustle kept us busy, if not distracted. One subject that kept coming up in talking with others […]
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