Make A House A Home

The student housing apartments at the Portland Metro Campus are in need of a makeover. These eight apartments are housing men who have a desire to regain control of their lives by breaking free from drug and alcohol abuse. We are asking for your help for this remodel project. Your gift will make a huge difference in someone's life!

Dianne & Darin Van Dyken

Drugs and alcohol are ruining many lives in Alaska, especially among teenagers in rural communities. Suicide is rampant. In answer to years of prayer, Pacific Northwest Adult and Teen Challenge (PNWTC), headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is launching a new men's center in Wasilla, Alaska, to help meet this dire need.


My name is Neal, I am 19 years old, and I grew up in Salem, Oregon. When I was a year old my dad went to prison for the first 12 years of my life. My mom left me when I was born, so my aunt and uncle took me in. I finally met my real mom, my older sister, and my two younger brothers for the first time when I turned 14. At that time I also met my older brother for the first and last time. Shortly after I met him he turned 18, and on his 18th birthday he got hit by a car and died. I held a lot of hurt and anger inside because my parents were not there for me.    

To:  Every Mom, Grandma, Aunt, Niece, Cousin, Sister, Wife and caring female friend of an addict.


I was born in Sacramento, California but grew up in the small town of Crescent City. Starting at the age of 17, I started experimenting with drugs. By 19 years old, my drug of choice was methadone. I struggled with with this addiction for the next 11 years...

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