It was while in our Life Recovery Program that John began to understand the root cause of the anxiety and depression he’d struggled with for years – and that had consumed most of his adult life… “My parents fighting… hearing the screaming at night… never knowing...

The youngest of 11 siblings, Shirley’s life was empty of the acceptance and affirmation children need to grow up self-confident and strong. As a teenager, “I went looking for love in all the wrong places,” she says. It was a futile search resulting in a cycle...

Paul was a talented hockey player and the apple of his father’s eye. But when he was injured and no longer a “star,” his dad lost interest in him. Heartbroken by his father’s rejection, he fell in with the wrong crowd. “I started partying, smoking weed and...

“My mom left home when I was 10 years old,” Glenda shares. “And my father never really cared for me.” So she bounced around from place to place… staying with friends or relatives… never having a place to call home or feeling she was part...

The Rockford Rescue Mission opened the doors to it's new remade store today. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the opening today. The store will sell anything from unique art to furniture and even home decor items. The employees of the store are  all a part...

ROCKFORD - A new business opens up in downtown Rockford. Remade held a grand opening and ribbon cutting Friday morning. Remade is part of the Rockford Rescue Mission. The shop takes donated items and local artists transforms them into pieces of art. "A lot of labor, a...