Turning Fortunes

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July 9, 2012

Jason and Peita went to the Food Barn approximately 12 months ago in desperation as Jason had been retrenched from a local mine, they had lost one of their five children to SIDS and they’d been evicted from their home as they had no income. They were living on the beach using a box trailer for the kids to sleep in and a truck tarp to live under. At the Food Barn they received food and assistance which enabled them to get back on their feet – they were just normal people doing it tough. Peita now volunteers in the Food Barn doing reception work in the office. Jason has found work and they have a house for their family to live in. Jason is also active in the mens shed program to give back to the community. They have both also become members of our church.

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