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“My prayers started to change” – Demetrie’s story

“The catalyst, the breaking point, of me changing my life was me sitting on the side of a road one day and telling God that I accept this is going to be my life because you won’t answer my prayer. “

Demetrie grew up on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Hear him describe how, in recovery, his prayers started to change from telling God what to do to asking for God’s will to be done, and how he’s found the transformation he was always looking for.

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Seeking Director of the Women’s & Children’s Center

Are you interested in being a part of the team at Helping Up Mission? We are currently seeking: Position Title: Director of the Women’s & Children’s Center Position Type: Full-time salaried, exempt position with benefits Reports to: Chief Operating Officer Start Date: Fall 2020 Click here to read the full job description   

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What Recovery Looks Like During COVID-19

We invited our men to share: What does recovery look like for you in this moment of COVID-19? What’s changed? What’s stayed the same? What encouragement would you have to offer others? Thank you for your prayers and your support, and may God bless you this Easter.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dear Helping Up Mission Family –  At Helping Up Mission (HUM), we understand the concern and uncertainty many are experiencing surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). I want you to know the health and well-being of our clients, our staff, volunteers, on-site partners, and visitors are top priorities.   Our board and senior leaders, staff, and community partners are committed to being responsive to their needs as this ever-changing situation evolves.  While we deeply value each volunteer, visitor and community partner who come to our facilities to care for the men and women in our care, health and safety in this environment must take …

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A Coin For Graduates

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Focus on Recovery: When Brian walked onto the chapel stage to graduate, I handed him a coin. He’s one of the first to receive it. Groups like AA and NA have tags and coins to commemorate sobriety milestones, and we wanted to create a coin to honor our one-year SRP graduates. We commissioned artist Nathan Yoder for the design, and we couldn’t be more proud of the result. On the front, a tiny oak sprouts out of the ground atop …

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The Future of Healthcare: “Either the federal government or state governments must create health planning functions to oversee the system” with Dr. John B. Chessare, CEO of GBMC HealthCare in Baltimore, Maryland

Story published on September 17, 2019 By Christina D. Warner, MBA, Order The Art of Healthcare Innovation: Interviews and Industry Insights from 35 Game-Changing Pioneers “Either the federal government or state governments must create health planning functions to oversee the system…” “…What makes your company stand out? Can you share a story? Our company is driven by its vision to be the community-based healthcare system that the patient experiences as a “system” and to deliver the care that we would …

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How Partnerships Come Together

Helping Up Mission has been mentioned in a nice response article published in the Baltimore Sun: BALTIMORE SUN | SEP 04, 2019 | Maria Harris Tildon, Baltimore The writer is executive vice president for marketing, communications and external affairs at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. The article reads: …In Baltimore, the Helping Up Mission, which assists individuals battling addiction and homelessness, recently began using a $50,000 grant from CareFirst to offer dental and oral health care to its clients — 15 of whom …

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