Bill had never been homeless before. He’d worked, married, and had several children during his life. He even remembers driving past Portland Rescue Mission and seeing homeless people outside waiting to get fed.
“I remember thinking, ‘Boy, I never want to be in that situation.’ Well, here I am.”
Alcohol had been a problem for Bill for many years. About a year ago, his alcohol addiction got so bad that Bill’s wife couldn’t take it, and she forced him to leave home. Alone on the streets for the first time in his life, Bill didn’t know how to survive.
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