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Women’s Deodorant
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Alumni Stories

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  • Mandy came to FaithWorks of Abilene in the summer of 2017, by way of Noah Project, a local domestic abuse shelter. She left everything behind, and her children in the care of others, to escape a violent situation and the beginnings of drug abuse. She

  • God had to tell Zacheri four times to go to FaithWorks before he finally paid attention. He heard about it the first time during his inpatient time at a local drug rehabilitation center, but he put it off. After three more times, and three

  • Tim O’Neill learned about FaithWorks one winter day just because he was cold. He made the acquaintance of Jim Clark, the executive director of the Christian Service Center, after he was released from prison for the first time and did community service there.

  • In FaithWorks of Abilene’s history, there has only been one couple who began the program together; that is the story of Dave Ray and T.J. Garlett, FaithWorks graduates from 2005. Their stories are so intertwined that they must be told together. The two landed at FaithWorks

  • Rebekah Vaughn has come a long way from the days she lived in a shed in Abilene. Lost, confused Rebekah spent six months caring about nothing: Especially and including herself. Before she found FaithWorks, her life was the sum total of co-dependency and a

  • Bonnie Gallion heard about FaithWorks a lot before she came. But it wasn’t until she was in the Taylor County Jail that she said she took the time to consider it seriously. First of all, it was about faith, and “faith and drugs don’t