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Dégagé Ministries offers programs that foster dignity and respect

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Tawana says, "Dégagé has helped me in so many ways that I want to bless them as they have blessed me..."
Tawana hands Chris a $10 donation

Tawana hands Chris a $10 donation /Bob Kreter

Throughout the year, we provide various jobs for our patrons to clean and beautify the Heartside Neighborhood. This summer, we held three car washes to give our patrons an opportunity to earn money while serving the community!

Our patrons beamed with pride as they washed and dried the cars that pulled up to our building. They were grateful for the appreciation they were shown and reciprocated that appreciation back to our ministry.

Tawana, one of the ladies who stays in our Open Door Women's Center, is one of our patrons who participated. She is shown above handing Chris a $10 bill, the asked donation amount for the car wash. Though Tawana does not have a car of her own, she wanted to give back to the ministry.

She says, "Dégagé has helped me in so many ways that I want to bless them as they have blessed me."

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