Pacific LifeLine makes a difference in the lives of women and children, helping families work towards independence and healthy family lives.
I saw first hand how one family, separated due to bad adult choices, turned the situation around with the help of Pacific LifeLines assistance. They worked with the mom helping her to discover her value as a woman and mother, and the three children as they reunited with their mother. Through counseling, parenting classes, child development, job skill building, this lovely family healed in a safe careing home environment. When ready they all returned to the community as a whole and healthy family.
Without the assistance of Pacific LifeLine this family would not have received the loving care, counseling and guidance to change their lives. Today the children are actively in school, participating in the school band, playing on the football team and living in a home environment free from drugs, alchahol and violence.
I have donated and volunteered at Pacific Lifeline for more than 20 years. Their work with homeless women and their children is consistently exceptional and gives them true independence. They break the cycles of violence and homelessness by giving women the tools they need to grow out of poverty and despair. The staff and Pacific Lifeline is compassionate and professional. Graduates are encouraged to return, not only for support but to encourage current residents. The environment is nurturing and fulfilling for all.
I have donated and volunteered with Pacific Lifeline for more than 13 years. They make a real difference in the community and specifically in the lives of women and children. They stop the cycle of poverty and violence from generation to generation by empowering women to become employed, independent, and self-determining. They make a long-term commitment to each woman when she enters the program and they tailor the program to fit her needs. This is a positive, successful model that has been replicated at other long-term shelters.
This is one of the most effective programs I know. I get excited when a new family comes in because I know they will get good personal, financial, relational, occupational and spiritual training and will end up able to live productive lives.
I have been donating items to the residents of Pacific Lifeline for several years now, and have been able to see firsthand the difference that this organization and its staff makes in the lives of moms and their children. Their genuine commitment to outreach and the community should be applauded.
Pacific Lifeline is truly unique in their approach to empowering women to be self sufficient. Pacific Lifeline undertakes the objective to provide skills training, education and practical experiences to develop women that will be capable and qualified to become self sufficient in a tough economic time and competitive job market. Bravo!
Lifeline is a committed non-profit that moves beyond charity. Charity is great, it is important to give, but Lifeline moves toward justice. They look see women redeemed, transformed, loved, empowered and it happens, time and time again. There is a reason why the graduates of their program stay committed to the shelter for years and years. We need more organizations of this mold.