Success Stories & News

August 6, 2020
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Planet Fitness Keeps This Veteran Healthy

Our community partners at Planet Fitness have generously provided this Marine Veteran a Black Card Membership! While Michael is a resident at John’s Place, he’ll have no-cost access to activities focused on health and wellness, including a full-service gym and personal training.
July 29, 2020
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Jessica Can Play Guitar In Her New Home

Jessica describes herself as a happy and positive person, who loves to play the guitar, work hard, and “be a productive member of society.” She says that she didn’t always feel that way, however. When she was struggling, it was really hard to imagine feeling good about anything.
July 27, 2020
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Future Social Worker Bubbles

Bubbles’ goal is to finish school to become a social worker. She is determined to help people like her, “young people who were damaged by how they grew up, and are homeless because they’re really lost and in a lot of pain. Not because there is anything wrong with them.”
July 9, 2020
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Army Veteran Kathy

When Kathy contacted ECHO for assistance, she was immediately connected to the Veteran Services Team. Housing Case Manager, Nicole, quickly arranged for an emergency short-term hotel stay to get Kathy safely indoors while searching for safe, stable, permanent housing.