Category: Stories

Natalie rescued herself and her kids

Natalie fled an abusive marriage with nothing but her two boys and a bag of clothes. She had to lie to escape her husband. He was hurting her and their two boys, Zack and Ryan. Telling him she was taking the boys to a birthday party, this brave mother ran for it… but with the…

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No more nights in a car

When the coronavirus hit Seattle, Ben—a veteran—had already been living in a car with his family for a year and a half. The crisis made finding help even harder. Ben was determined. He’d been searching for housing for his wife and three kids ever since they found themselves homeless. He called every service agency he…

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Vision House Book

Thirty years ago, the story of a mother and daughter experiencing homelessness moved John and Susan Camerer to dedicate their lives to creating environments in which men, women and children had the necessary support to transition out of homelessness. Today, we are excited to announce the publication of their own story. In celebration of Vision House’s…

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Joanne Spent Thanksgiving in a Shelter

Joanne’s husband was abusive, but she convinced herself it wasn’t that bad— even that it was normal. Then, Joanne became pregnant and had a baby girl named Rylie. After that the abuse was terrifying. Screaming, hitting, and yelling. She never knew when she would have to shield Rylie from one of her husband’s outbursts. What…

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