My name is Tara Hernandez. In the beginning of March 2015 I decided to try and volunteer at Twin Rivers Crisis Center in Yuba City as part of my requirement for a certificate in drug and alcohol counseling. Having been through another program myself, I really knew very little about Teen Challenge. I was offered
God is so amazing when we allow Him to do His work in us. I was a missionary serving in Ukraine for seven years. I had planned on continuing that ministry, but God had a different plan. He brought me back to the States before I was ready. It was a very sad time for me.
My name is Diane and I consider myself very blessed to be associated with Teen Challenge. I have lived in Roseville for over 35 years and work part-time with my husband, Greg who is a realtor with Coldwell Banker. We have raised two boys and are now empty-nesters. Greg has been a supporter of Teen
To me, volunteering at Teen Challenge is partnering with God for the restoration of people He deeply loves. I get the opportunity to remind people of how loved they are and to see them blossom and be transformed in a loving, godly, and encouraging environment. I am always amazed by the difference in a student
My name is Delia. I have been married for 18 years, to my wonderful husband Richard. We have two beautiful daughters. Leila is 25 and Lita is 16. I have lived in Sacramento for 27 years. I am a hairstylist at a salon in Carmichael and I volunteer cutting hair every other Monday at the
“My name is Sue. I am the mother of Joe, a Teen Challenge graduate. My husband, Steve, and I have been married for 40 years and we provided our sons with a stable, loving home life. I was the team mom, field trip mom, classroom mom. I never missed Little League games or special events.
“At the age of twenty-one I was injured on the job. Until this point in my life I didn’t really care much for the drug scene. But they said I would need to have surgery and I would not be able to do the things I would like to do anymore. I had to quit