Stories of Faith

Every day, lives are changed here at the Fresno Rescue Mission. And it’s all because people like you so generously give of your time and finances, and spend hours in prayer for the work we do and the people we serve.

Here are some stories of men, women, and children whose lives have been changed thanks to you!

Meet Salvador

Meet Salvador

“I was raised by my mother in a home of five.  Mom worked three jobs and tried her best...Read More
Congratulations, Mary Trejo... 1

Congratulations, Mary Trejo…

2016 Adult Volunteer of the Year! HANDS ACROSS THE VALLEY AWARDS, 2016 The adult volunteer of the year demonstrates...Read More
Choose Life!

Choose Life!

Jackie was the middle child, raised in a home with two sisters and two loving parents. By her own...Read More
Being There

Being There

Rocky’s Discovery Before coming to the Mission, my idea of being a father was all about providing for my...Read More
It's Not Like the Movies

It’s Not Like the Movies

Jose will graduate the Academy program in early July 2016. Employed as the Academy Receptionist for the Fresno Rescue...Read More
Welcoming Change

Welcoming Change

I was raised in a home without God. I was taught to view spiritual belief as weakness. The emphasis...Read More
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The Joy I’ve Found

“My mom came to know the Lord in 1998 when I was twelve years old.  There was a complete...Read More
Roman's Journey

I asked God for Peace

ROMAN grew up fatherless in a home with five other siblings. “My mom loved us. She was an awesome...Read More
In Memory of Nick Leiker (1958-2014)

In Memory of Nick Leiker (1958-2014)

After graduating the Academy in 2013, Nick Leiker was on staff with the Fresno Rescue Mission, first as a beloved...Read More
An Answer to Prayer 2

An Answer to Prayer

There are a thousand details that come together to eventually become the story of one’s life. The beauty in...Read More