by Marvin Olasky
Posted 9/13/19, 07:52 am
WORLD readers know it’s hard work to help those who have spiraled into drugs, homelessness, and despair. That’s why many of them voted this summer for Watered Gardens in Joplin, Mo., as the 2019 grand prize winner of the Hope Awards for Effective Compassion. The ministry teaches residents to work for their room and board and eventually helps them transition to financial independence combined with dependence on God.