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Meet Lindsey


My name is Lindsey H. and this is my MY GILGAL STORY!

In my 20s, I became addicted to alcohol and pain pills, largely influenced by the bartending industry.

At the age of 29, I entered a treatment center, but relapsed back into my addiction. Discouraged by my experience with traditional addiction treatment programs, I sought out a program that aligned with my faith values and would address not only the behavioral changes I wanted to make, but also provide the internal transformation I needed to truly overcome my addiction. Continue reading

ChangeMaker Brad Jude

Brad Jude – Resume Coach

No doubt everyone can relate to the anxiety that comes with finding a job.  And a major part of our employment success is a well-written resume. But even the most gifted writer can struggle in this area.

Truth be told, it’s not always easy to market yourself – especially if you have employment gaps or a criminal history to explain.  That is why we are grateful for volunteers like Brad Jude, who devote their time and talent to helping Gilgal women overcome employment barriers and see the potential God has for them. Continue reading

Celebrating Our Volunteers – ChangeMaker Charles McCord

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April 23 – 29, 2017 is National Volunteer Week, an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice and support to causes they care about in their community. Their stories can serve to inspire others to find ways to take action that creates change.

vol-apprec-logoService Unites, the theme for this year’s National Volunteer Week, captures the power of ChangeMakers to come together to build stronger, more vibrant communities through service.

Charles McCord is a great example of a Gilgal ChangeMaker. He is our longest serving volunteer, and began his service to Gilgal as one of our initial Board Members.  Continue reading

My Gilgal Story: A Family Restored (by Felicia C.)



My name is Felicia C. and this is MY GILGAL STORY!

I am a former resident of Gilgal and even though I did not successfully complete the program, the time I spent there has changed my life in more ways than I can tell.  Instead of focusing on the fact that I did not graduate, I used the lessons I had learned while there and the love I know that my God has for me to do the “next right thing. ”

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