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May 14, 2010

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May 14, 2010

Rebekah's House is a ministry meant to be and all women who find their home there have been drawn there by a Power greater than themselves. Residential addiction services for women are at a premium, particularly in the Northern suburbs. Without RH, many women would not be offered a second chance. May God continue to bless this ministry and the people who work there.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

listening to the stories of success.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 14, 2010

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May 14, 2010

Rebekah's House is a miracle from God. He gave Shari the idea and she ran with it. She gives 110% all of the time. I have never seen a more dedicated person in my life. She has helped so many women to be productive citizens again. She has helped them find jobs, and teaches them life skills that they have never known. She works many many hours and gives so much of herself. Her Husband Paul and Daughter Christina also work very hard so the program can continue to be one of the best. I wish I could win the lotto so I could help them and they wouldn't have to worry about the mortgage or any material things.Thank you Shari & Staff!

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Seeing the many women that Shari has helped and what a wonderful job she does.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Make funding more available so they could focus on the program instead of worrying about the bills.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Seeing the women become productive citizens again.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Very hard working and really involved in the program.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Purchase more property so they could help many more women.

Ways to make it better...

The funding was available.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Money for operational costs and salary for employees.

One thing I'd also say is that...

I hope God has it in His plans for good things to happen for Rebekah's House.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 14, 2010

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May 14, 2010

I am a recent board member for Rebekah's House. I have no real skills to bring to the board except my time. I help wherever there is a need. I have done thursday night "woman to woman" and have painted and even made curtains. These are practical things and help make the house more of a "home" for the women who come to live there. Shari is a driven person, who feels that her sobriety was a gift from God and that she has to give back to the women who need her help. Because she has been in their shoes, I feel she is the best person to now be able to testify to them what life can be like, "on the other side." The constant struggle to try and pay the mortgage and supply the basic needs for the women, is an on-going issue for the house. Some of the women need counselling and many have been victims of one kind of abuse or another. To have the money to give them the help they need, is something Shari is working towards and with the Lord's help she will get there.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Seeing the women become more confident in their ability to stay sober and start to trust the other women at the house as friends.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 14, 2010

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May 14, 2010

My experience with Rebekah's House and it's founder Shari has been one of the most uplifting times I've spent. I have offered my time and services to Shari on a couple of different levels. The devotion to theses women that Shari, her husband and staff have is incredible!! I have never seen anyone give back so much as Shari. God Bless her, her family and her beloved "Rebekah's House".

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

my relationship with Shari. She is dedicated beyond words.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 13, 2010

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May 13, 2010

I know this, that Shari and her husband Paul are very hard workers for these ladies who have no where else to go to get sober and be set on the right path to freedom from their addiction. They have strived to make a safe home for them and have many successes. They both put in a lot of hours in trying to maintain Rebekahs House and raise the funds necessary to keep it going, especially since the State has cut off a lot of resources. God bless you both for the wonderful work that you do.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

at their fund raisers at the Villa Desiderata that they hold once a year.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 11, 2010

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May 11, 2010

I am aware of this non-profit via my church. The work Sherri, her husband and others do is beyond amazing. She is saving women, one at a time, from the depths of addiction. If I had a magic wand, and became queen of the world, I would insist that every community have what Sherri has created available, to those in need.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Via the women I witness who are served.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 6, 2010

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May 6, 2010

I taught a class to the residents of Rebekah's House on money management. Two weeks before the class the residents were asked to keep a log of their daily expenses. The evening of the class we reviewed the logs and developed a plan for better money management. Most of the residents that spend time at Rebekah's House have fines and court costs that need to be paid. One lady had a few thousand dollars in costs. She was overwhelmed by the amount and had decided in her mind that she was unable to pay the amount. She just knew her Dad would pay it for her. That is counterproductive to the recovery process. We developed a plan and budget an amount weekly to cover these expenses. I am pleased to say that she paid off her fines and court costs, is no longer on probation because of that and is now living on her own and is still sober after 2 years. I think Rebekah's House is a great place for women to make that transition from first becoming sober or clean of drugs and alcohol to independence. Rebekah's House helps the women learn the skills they need to make it on their own.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the commitment of the Founder of the Organization. She is recovering from alcohol and drug abuse and has been sober for about 12 years. She is so passionate about helping other women overcome the obstacles to also become sober.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

dedicated to the mission of the Organization.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

do miraculous things. The organization could help many more women in many locations.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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