Woman on the Rise – Rebecca

Woman on the Rise – Rebecca

Woman on the Rise: A Tale of Recovery “I still remember him calling my father. I remember his exact words: ‘Come pick up your daughter now. I’m going to kill her.’ I guess he’d finally gotten everything from me he wanted.“ Battered, exploited and deep into a crack addiction, Rebecca had crash-landed at the bottom of a downward spiral of poor decisions and unsteady relationships. […]

Adrienne’s Post

Adrienne’s Post

I am a Together We Bake team member and I am truly grateful for the opportunity to participate in this program. Without the support and dedication of the instructors of Together We Bake, I would not have had the chance to become a member of this wonderful team. When I first came home from prison four months ago I had no specific direction of what I […]

TWB – An Apple a Day … Gives Second Chances

TWB – An Apple a Day … Gives Second Chances

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Meet Patty

Meet Patty

Hello, my name is Patty. I’m a mother of three; I have four grandchildren, and two more grandchildren on the way. This is why it’s so important that I turn my life around because it’s not just me who’s been affected by my choices. It’s time I make the right choices, and be the Mother and Nana I need to be. I’ve been an addict […]

Meet Maria

Meet Maria

Hello, my name is Maria. I moved here from Costa Rica in 2007 with my husband in order to be with his family. The first 3 months were hard. I wasn’t ready to be here; I didn’t know my husband’s family, and I didn’t know English. After 3 years, I separated from my husband and moved out with my daughters. I found out about Together […]

Meet Kim

Meet Kim

Hello, my name is Kim. I have 5 children; 4 of them are grown and my baby girl is in foster care. I want to start over new; I don’t want to go back to using drugs or doing something that would make me sad. I wasn’t able to be a mother to my kids – I had to drop them on someone else because […]

Meet Lakeisha

Meet Lakeisha

Hello, my name is Lakeisha. I am dedicated to making a future for myself. A big part of that is not forgetting my past and not repeating any mistakes. I am so happy to be a part of Together We Bake. I came across the program through the Bethany Women’s Center, a day service program where I receive meals, clothing, a shower, a place to […]

Meet Keke

Meet Keke

Hello, my name is Keke. I am a mother and a grandmother. I am re-entering the workforce, classes, restarting my whole entire life. Mistakes are to be made and not repeated. I’ve made mistakes in the past, but I don’t plan on repeating them. I want to build a better future for myself and my kids, and I will do so with the help of Together […]

Meet Shanelle

Meet Shanelle

Hello, my name is Shanelle Nichole. I am a 30-year-old young woman, mother of two, who values compassion, giving, and honesty. I was the girl who was behind every closed door and lost myself to the chaos of it all. I found myself to be in a domestic violence shelter with my two children and came across a dear friend. She heard my story and […]

Meet Felicia

Hello, my name is Felicia Tsao and I am from Taiwan. I am a thriving woman. I was a high school teacher who taught geometry. I had about 120 students, and I enjoyed that job very much. I have a background in business and computer science. After teaching I did marketing, export, and bank managing. I prided myself on being number one and a very […]