You Helped William Find Purpose

“I felt hopeless,” William says of the nine years he spent homeless. A veteran, he had returned to his hometown of Memphis at 40, addicted to drugs and alcohol. He was fortunate enough never to have slept on the streets, but moving from one friend or family member’s couch to another eventually took its toll…

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No Annual Golf Tournament for 2021

Dear Golfers, Tournament Sponsors, and Volunteers, Over the years we have been grateful for your generosity in supporting our annual Golf Heritage Classic. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, we have decided not to hold our annual tournament for 2021. The health and safety of everyone associated with our day of golf is our number…

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Finding God – And a New Life

When Daryl came to Memphis Union Mission, he was a wreck of a man. “On payday, I would have three drug dealers waiting for me. There was no way I could pay them off,” Daryl says. “I prayed to God and told Him I was going to put my trust in Him. I got paid…

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You Helped Chris Put God First!

The men and women coming to Memphis Union Mission are often gifted with a new beginning. In Chris’s case, he was gifted twice. The first time Chris graduated from the recovery program at the Memphis Union Mission was in 2017. He was sure he had put his addiction behind him. Even so, he patiently took…

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“It’s a safe place where they can turn their lives around and come to know the Lord.”

Like many college students, Jessica loved to party. The fun stopped when she got pregnant, quit school, and moved in with the baby’s father. Five years after her daughter was born, the couple split up. “Our relationship was toxic from the beginning,” Jessica admits. They had also been taking drugs, a habit Jessica continued. Now…

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“It’s a beautiful place. They put the heart of Jesus into their program.”

At 26, Megan was a single mother struggling to make a living for herself and three-year-old Eli. That’s tough enough for any young woman to deal with, but Meghan was also battling addiction and depression. “I just found myself completely desperate,” she recalls. “I was up for anything to help me change.” Meghan had been…

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“That place changed my life!”

Carley and her siblings grew up with a loving stay-at-home mother, but she lacked discipline. Their father stayed away most days. When Carley was thirteen, her parents divorced, and life took a turn for the worse. Carley and both of her siblings began to abuse drugs and alcohol. After getting sober and starting college, Carley…

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