Ryan Bartels, Author at Jessie's Place
Where the Heart Is – Volunteers of the Month

Where the Heart Is – Volunteers of the Month

Jacqueline (left) and Rhonda (right) serve dinner at Jessie’s Place When the phone call came asking Rhonda if she’d be willing to volunteer at Jessie’s Place, she saw more than a conventional opportunity to be involved with her congregation at Mt. Canaan Full Gospel...
A Mother’s Strength: Client Testimonial

A Mother’s Strength: Client Testimonial

Ericka was overcome with remorse and guilt after losing her dream job as a nurse’s aide at a well-respected hospital when she was sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempting to distribute a controlled substance. Despite only having to serve satisfactory probation...
The Mission Celebrates 75 Incredible Years

The Mission Celebrates 75 Incredible Years

Tony Cooper blows out the birthday candles at the reception The Mission celebrated its 75th anniversary with a birthday bash Monday afternoon at the Shepura Men’s Center chapel and dining hall downtown. Guests heard live testimonies from three clients whose lives were...
Arby’s Foundation donates $6,000 to Jessie’s Place

Arby’s Foundation donates $6,000 to Jessie’s Place

Matt Dendy (left) presents Terry Preston (right) with a check for Jessie’s Place The Arby’s Foundation presented Jessie’s Place with a check for $6,000 Tuesday afternoon as part of its grant initiative to combat childhood hunger. The food provider has partnered with...