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Richmond, California … On June 1 st , 2017, Rev. John M. Anderson, President/CEO of the Bay Area Rescue Mission received the Russ Reid Award for Lifetime Achievement from the national Association of Gospel Rescue Missions Conference in Dallas, Texas. Rev. Anderson was recognized for his 35 years of helping the homeless to overcome their circumstances that devastated their lives.
Garth was born into a happy, Christian home. “I grew up with a great family. I had everything I ever wanted,” he says. Then he started high school and his life took a dramatic turn. “I had a daughter at 14 and started using cocaine,” he says. “By the age of 15, I was experimenting with meth.”
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When Jeremy was a little boy, he was abused by his mother and stepfather. “My grandmother got custody of me when I was six and showed me real love, but the damage was already done,” he says.
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Sharica was being abused both physically and emotionally – a kind of hell that went on for seven long years… “The man really messed me up,” she says. “Finally I said, ‘Enough is enough,’ and I left him.”
Be a part of the The 2nd Annual Contra Costa Gift Challenge Christmas Gift Drive Let’s brighten the holiday of those in need! To benefit the children of Richmond, CA We are looking for site hosts such as churches, businesses, schools,  civic groups and clubs to collect toys for our Christmas Gift Drive. 
Gabriele seemed to have it all – a successful marriage, two beautiful daughters, a lovely home, and work she enjoyed. Then she became a stay-at-home mom and her world began to crumble.
Richmond, California -- Every year, the Bay Area Rescue Mission makes sure that homeless, hungry and disadvantage men, women, boys and girls have a place where they can receive a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Hungry and disadvantage are conditions that describe many of the Bay Area’s homeless population. More than two-thirds of the homeless people in our community consider themselves permanent Bay Area residents.
Help us provide Thanksgiving & Christmas meals and Christmas gifts for the homeless and those in-need of our community. Download our Holiday Wish List here.