Rachel turns her life around
Rachel had a childhood filled with trauma. By age 15, she was in foster care. For years, she tried to get clean and sober through different treatment programs. She finally found the support she and her daughters needed at the Amethyst program.
The Basics are a BIG Deal
Help Alvis help kids have a positive start to their school year. Studies have proven that when kids have school supplies of their own, classroom behavior and grades improve, self-esteem strengthens and kids develop better attitudes toward school and learning.
Tracy Kirby: An Alvis Success Story
When Tracy came to Alvis in 2010, he said, “It was the happiest day of my life. Alvis gave me my life back.” The support he received from the Alvis staff inspired Tracy to believe that “Change is possible.”
In Celebration of Reentry Week: How Alvis is helping individuals overcome their past justice involvement
Since 1967, Alvis has been giving people the inspiration, encouragement, and tools to turn their lives around. Everything we do supports the same objective: to effect fundamental change and make a 180 degree impact.
Shannon's Alvis story
Shannon and Phillip are high school sweethearts who have been together for 16 years and have three children. Shannon put a lot of pressure on herself to be perfect. Pills helped her to have enough energy to do everything she felt she should; and they helped to hide the grief from the loss of her friend and later, her mother. It all spiraled out of control and Shannon ended up in prison. But then, one of the worst days of her life became a turning point to healing and embracing a brighter future.
Why Alvis matters to me
Once upon a time, a newly hired employee was tasked with finding a community service opportunity for a group volunteer project. That has led to a years-long commitment to Alvis and the clients we serve.