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Jake volunteers at Cityteam, but he didn’t start out that way. He came to us because he needed help.
Homeless, hungry and in a lot of pain, Jake knew that his 64-year-old body wouldn’t last long on the streets. He called and we got him in right away.
Within 90 days he had saved enough money for a place of his own. He moved out and moved on with his life, but never forgot about the help he received. For the last few years he’s been serving as one of our most reliable and consistent volunteers!
Jake mostly helps at our Men’s Shelter, where he builds relationships with the men staying with us and mentors the guys in our recovery program.
“My goal is to keep coming back and giving back,” Jake said. “I try to be an example to these guys, because I’ve been where they’re at.”