125 Faces of VOA


“I did not go home to my family for over 2 months, just because I wanted to keep them safe. I’ve missed my loved ones and my home.”


“This just shows how the things we do outside of our own paid professions can contribute to our preparedness at work.”


“Getting the chance to help others makes me feel truly blessed every day.”


“Every day, I’m helping women just like me. As the Intake Specialist, I’m like the front door. And I can relate to people because I’ve been there.”


“The hospital staff tells me that I have a great, positive attitude. The staff and nurses made me a special ‘Best Patient Award’.”


“This time around I saw I needed help and eventually sought out the help for myself because it was the first time I felt people around me genuinely wanted to see me win.”

Pastor Al

“I was the first ex-con to be allowed Chaplaincy at the same prison that locked me up for years.”

Wayne Miller

“Treatment is for a season, but God and recovery are for a lifetime.”


“I was thinking that it would be easy to get back on my feet. It wasn’t that easy.”


“I’ve always loved helping people. Having been in a situation where I had to depend on others has made me more determined to continue to help people as much as I can.”

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