In 2019 Hermine was locked in a pressure cooker of stress. Despite the inner turmoil that bubbled up within her, she pushed herself into her work, trying to make financial ends meet, trying to keep her kids and her house, trying to keep up the pace of her bills. Yet, sheer willpower was not enough.
Clay has been mentoring men at Union Gospel Mission of Salem since 2004. “I see potential in these people that far exceeds anything,” he shares, adding that many of these men at the Mission lack belief in themselves because no one has ever encouraged them.
When you shop at the Mission Store, your purchases literally provide food, shelter, jobs, education, and ultimately life change for homeless men, women, and children in our community. And if that’s not enough of a reason to shop and donate,