Author: Carrie Rickenberg

A Life She'd Never Wanted “It’s like my world came crashing down,” Michelle remembers. As a child, Michelle was raised in Christian home and wanted for nothing. But at 15, everything changed when her parents divorced. “At 17, I started running away, and I got into alcoholism...

Addiction is a wretched battle that so many Wheeler guests fight. But we know that there is victory and recovery through Christ Jesus. We’re so encouraged by Jacob’s story and think you will be too! Rock Bottom Last Spring, Jacob’s drug addiction spiraled out of control. “I...

Dear Friends, I want to introduce you to a very special program called Revive: Kids, our ministry for children at our Center for Women & Children (CWC) in Indianapolis. The Setting While moms are engaged in their own programming, their children are well cared for by our team of...

Just the start When men, women, and children first come to Wheeler Mission, usually the first way we provide help and hope is with a warm meal. It's after the most basic needs are met that we can begin addressing the emotional and spiritual needs of...

Dear Friends, Did you know that April is National Volunteer Month, a month dedicated to honoring faithful volunteers and encouraging others to engage in service? The Heart of the Matter When I think about Wheeler and what we do, it’s obvious that volunteers are the heartbeat of our...

Dear Friends, Easter is so special at Wheeler Mission, as we celebrate the hope we have in Christ. For men and women who’ve made mistakes, suffered tragedy and lost everything, there’s amazement at the Gospel promise. Those who’ve burned bridges, lost their friends and family –...