oneicity’s Archive

November 9, 2015

A Kind Heart in Danger

Del* always had a soft heart. He ran away and got married to an Alaskan Native woman at just 14 years old. For several years, he lived with her in … Continue reading

November 6, 2015

Is our heart in danger?

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Matthew 6:21 We are all born with the capacity to care for one another. How we treat the … Continue reading

September 28, 2015

Break the Cycle of poverty and homelessness

Have you ever hammered a nail with a pair of scissors? It doesn’t work and it’s dangerous. The right tools are so important. Each $25 you give right now will … Continue reading

September 23, 2015

FEED HOPE HERE Fall Campaign

We’re launching our fall Campaign and we need your help! This fall and winter will take its toll on families unless we all come together to FEED HOPE HERE! Multiply … Continue reading

September 19, 2015

What is Generational Poverty?

Generational poverty is a term applied to families who have experienced poverty for at least two generations. It can affect every aspect of a person’s life: physical, social, emotional and … Continue reading

September 8, 2015

The Power of HOPE

You’ve probably met someone who was the first in their family to go to college. But have you met anyone who was the first in their family to complete middle … Continue reading

August 31, 2015

Desperate to Escape Poverty After 46 Years

Steve* is 46. He grew up the child of a single mom in the projects of Rainier Valley. “Everybody was fighting,” he remembers of what life was like at the … Continue reading

August 20, 2015

Stronger Together

As I think about all the people who are hungry and experiencing homeless here in Snohomish County, my heart breaks. It has been such a busy summer. We’ve seen so … Continue reading

August 4, 2015

See the Person

Many people think that Everett Gospel Mission is just about food and shelter. Now, don’t get me wrong, we are about that – and it is very important, life-saving stuff. … Continue reading

July 14, 2015

When Tragedy Leads to Triumph

Richard’s* story is heartbreaking. He’s only in his 20s, but he has faced more pain than most of us will ever know. Both of his parents were alcoholics and drug … Continue reading