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Grief – How Much Can We Take?

A while back, I was doing some “grief work” with a woman in our transitional home at Calvary and it reminded me of just how toxic our unresolved feelings about losses can become.  Not only for the women coming out of prison, that we work with, but for women in...

A Walk In The Park Walkathon

A Walk In The Park Walkathon

First Touch Mission hosted it’s first walkathon on Saturday, April 8th, at Philippe Park. The Walkathon raised funds to support the women of Hope House. Hope House provides housing and Christian-based mentoring to women transitioning from prison back to...

Giving Thanks

Thank you to Karl Flammer Ford of Tarpon Springs for donating a new car to one of our current Hope House residents.  This donation will allow her to pursue a job in Air Conditioning; the industry for which she was trained while in prison. As we approach the end of...

The Rewards of Being a Mentor

Becoming a mentor for First Touch Mission has been one of the most rewarding experiences I’ve ever been a part of.  I didn’t have any formal training to be a mentor.  I simply had a loving heart and a willingness to help.  Alongside four or five other mentors, I help...

First Touch Mission Brings Hope and a Future

It is often a difficult transition when someone who has been incarcerated returns to the community. Ex-offenders face obstacles such as finding a place to live, securing a job, building healthy relationships, and finding moral support. First Touch Mission (FTM) offers...

Bowling for Hope

First Touch Mission will be hosting it's FIRST EVER BOWLING TOURNAMENT on Saturday, July 27, at Countryside Lanes in Clearwater. Door prizes, 50/50 Drawing, and MORE! Entry fee is $150.00 for 5-person team or $30 for an individual Includes bowling, shoes, and lunch....