Category: NSB22

  • Next Step Breakfast Volunteer Speaker: Karen Neal

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    Ms. Karen Neal, this year’s NSB 2022 volunteer witness, served for 34 years as an educator in southern Maryland, wearing many different hats.  Now retired, Karen enjoys exploring other professions, including writing, and producing online courses and training programs, and property management. Karen’s greatest joy has always been working directly with people, so she used…

  • Charles Hopkins’ Story

    Charles Hopkins’ Story

    Charles Hopkins: “All In” Meet Charles Hopkins, a July 2020 graduate of Samaritan Ministry’s STRIVE job readiness training. As a returning citizen after 47 years of incarceration, Charles was immediately challenged to find employment and housing upon his release and re-entry to society. . With the help of his parole officer he found transitional housing,…