“When people are successfully reintegrated into society – get jobs, reunite with their families, reconnect with their children, live a life with purpose and integrity – they don’t return to prison. The result is safer communities and stronger families, which benefits us all."

Secretary of Corrections, 
John Wetzel


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Christopher shares his powerful story of a life of crime, imprisonment, drug addiction and re-entry.

“I thought had gone too far, but I knew I had strength and energy and I thought to myself ‘What if I tried to live right and just do the next right thing every day?’”

Read Christopher’s full story here.

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Bobby

"I have a job I love and benefits. I learned to see that I had other options and built a new future for myself and my family! Now I give back and help others coming out of prison,  Life really can be better!”

Bobby Moore, successfully out of Prison for 5 years

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Josh

After his stay in jail, he spent a year in transitional housing for ex offenders and people in recovery. During this time he received his calling to serve God. Josh is now a pastor at Rouzerville United Methodist Church and lives with his wife and young daughter in Waynesboro. 

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Ali

Part of Ali’s story of recovery has been learning to keep bees. She says, “This has not been easy being clean, I've been in the middle of nowhere. I have no driver's license. I have to rely on my family to get to work. It's not easy, and it won't be. But it's worth it. I found something that I love. Not only does the beekeeping give me something to do with my free time, but also, I'm helping the environment. I'm helping people with allergies. I'm educating myself. I'm learning.”