News & Monthly Updates

August 2015 – Monthly Update

  Dear Friends of the Jesus Center, I want you to read the story of Shelly Watson so that you can understand the value of the financial support you make to the Jesus Center. Shelly moved through using drugs to homelessness to staying in our women’s shelter, Sabbath House, to being employed by the Jesus…
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April 2015 – Monthly Update

Dear Friends of the Jesus Center, I am pleased to tell you briefly about what you see in the two page newsletter - about Gordon, Hydee and Duane, because they are examples of what we want for all the people coming to us to eat. Mandy is seen receiving an award from Chico Soroptimists. I…
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March 2015 – Monthly Update

Dear Friend of the Jesus Center, On any given night 50,000 veterans are homeless on the streets according to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Over 1.4 million other veterans are at risk of homelessness due to poverty, substance abuse and the lack of any support network. Born in Willows into a military…
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February 2015 – Monthly Update

Dear Friend of the Jesus Center, Winter is upon us and all that goes with it. As I write this letter, the Jesus Center has agreed to open its dining room during the cold spell in January so that those without shelter can sleep inside a warm place. Last night 45 people slept safely on…
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December 2014 – Monthly Update

Dear Friend of the Jesus Center, As we begin 2015 I want to give you an overview of how I understand homeless people are treated in our nation and local community. Just under two years ago, on January 30, 2013, along with service providers in Chico and other locations in Butte County, I helped conduct…
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