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Cathie Rowand, The Journal Gazette
Carolyn Ivins, 8, serves lunch at the Rescue Mission Wednesday. People got to tour the facilites and learn about the programs offered as part of National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week. See video on the Rescue Mission for more information.

Double Shot: More Than A Hot Meal Video

Shooter's Comments:

My More Than A Hot Meal video is a testimony by Gary Chester, whose life took a turn for the better when he came to the Rescue Mission for a hot meal. The Rescue Mission hosted a tour and learn event on Wednesday as part of National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week.

I went for a look behind the scenes and found Gary, who told about how the Rescue Mission saved his life. We tend to think about the Rescue Mission as a place where one can go for a hot meal, but the Rescue Mission does a lot more.

Gary is one of the many who the Rescue Mission has helped with Restoration House, their short and long term residential program. This program meets the spiritual, emotional, physical and educational needs of men facing a homeless crisis.

- Cathie Rowand, The Journal Gazette