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Jessica is a graduate of Renew Home & Decor’s retail training program. She was born in Florida and spent most of her childhood and young adult life in Florida. Her family was always close and worked together to support one another. Her experiences led her to grow up fast. Very [...]

2023-02-15T10:56:48-08:00Renew, Trainee Stories|


I was born in 1972 into addiction where my mother struggled with addiction and severe mental health. I was passed around the system for 3 years and was eventually adopted by parents who did their best but had struggles of their own. I began my journey with drugs and alcohol when [...]

2022-07-19T16:29:56-07:00Renew, Trainee Stories|


Dennis Willard, U.S. Navy Veteran, was stationed at Port Hueneme California in the Navy Construction Battalion (commonly referred to as Seabee). As a Seabee he was responsible for building infrastructure for the U.S. military around the world. During his eight years of service, Dennis deployed to numerous countries such as [...]

2022-04-08T10:10:29-07:00Renew, Trainee Stories|


When Precious found Housing Hope she was 9 months pregnant and homeless. She found Housing Hope through a referral to help her, her boyfriend and her soon to be born daughter to get off the streets. Her daughter was born a week after getting housing. While at Housing Hope Precious [...]

2022-04-08T10:34:56-07:00Renew, Trainee Stories|
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