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Texas Teenage Shelter

Texas Teenage Shelter

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All of those cared for by this facility were caught without an adult with them and were under 17 years of age (sometimes as young as 7 yrs. old); most of whom were escaping life-threatening situations in their countries,(mainly Guatamala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Honduras) such as extreme poverty, violence, death of family members, and abuse. We visited

Teenage Treatment Center

Teenage Treatment Center

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Imagine arriving at what appears to be an average four-story office building, but entering and finding it to be something entirely different. You’re greeted by caretakers who are, for the most part, rather husky and intimidating. They lead you through the barren hall, filling you in on the building’s history as you go; apparently it

Prison Ministry

Prison Ministry

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Many ask what can be done about the problem our society has with crime. Our prisons are filled to capacity, with more and more prisons being built each year. Statistics from the Bureau of Justice say that 700,000 inmates will be released from America’s prisons this year. And it is believed that 67 percent of

Juvenile Jail Ministry

Juvenile Jail Ministry

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When we first talked to the head Administrator here he said that the volunteer groups hadn’t been able to make much progress with the teens there for almost a year. This Juvenile Center houses about 140 teens, both male and female, ages 10 to 17. The teens have committed crimes from petty theft, to assault, to attempted

Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House

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Every year, our team organizes a musical presentation along with the donation of children’s inspirational & educational materials to the children and families staying at the Ronald McDonald House.* (This year we were able to donate 210 inspirational books and a set of educational videos to families there.)   Every year, just before Christmas, our team of volunteers visits