Milestones Of Prayer Our Mission is to provide spiritual guidance and physical assistance including shelter, food and vocational training to people in need, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to help them recognize and deal with their problems in a Life Changing Manner.
1996 Holbrook Ministerial Alliance appointed a committee to address the needs of the area homeless. Bread of Life incorporated as a not-for-profit organization. 1997 Bread of Life provided overnight shelter in a former gas station. 1998 Winter shelter and hot meals provided in old fire station. 1999 Bread of Life staff provided overnight shelter in United Methodist and St. George's Episcopal Church on freezing nights. 2000 Received a Planning Grant from Arizona Department of Commerce. 2001 Bread of Life provided shelter at Wesleyan Native American Mission. 2002 Bread of Life received a grant from Arizona Department of Housing for $385,000 to build a 4320 square foot Emergency Shelter. Bread of Life received a grant from the Wallace Foundation to provide case management services to guests. 2003 Southeast Indian Foundation and Flagstaff Area Christians in Mission assisted in building Hermosa Mini-Storage and vocational Training facility. Bread of Life opened a 30 bed Emergency Shelter. Bread of Life opened a Chapel and Drop-In center at 914 Hermosa Drive. 2004 8924 Meals Served / 4465 Bed Nights Provided 2005 7618 Meals Served / 3809 Bed Nights Provided Winter Shelter provided 838 bed Nights 2008 Hired Executive Director, Started New Guest Program 2009 "Through all the many accessible Bible studies and activities, many are drawn to Christ Jesus and indicate decisions to follow Him" 2010 The Lord answered our prayer and sent us a live-in "Chaplain" and his wife who is our "House Mom" to the women residents. 2011 After much prayer, to better manage the kitchen duties, we have now hired an official "Food Service Manager". 2012 In 2012 Bread Of Life Mission served 18,594 meals, excluding holidays. The mission also provided 5,721 bed-nights for men, 2,351 bed-nights for women and 542 bed-nights for children, for a total of 8,614 bed-nights. That's 2,109 more meals served this past year and 545 more bed-nights than last year. 2013 In 2013, 9,904 bed nights were provided & 20,351 meals serving 7,129 male bed nights, 2,041 female bed nights and 734 children’s bed nights. 2014 In 2014, 11,588 bed nights were provided & 24,825 meals serving 8,339 bed nights for men, 2,829 for women and 420 for children.
Bread of Life Mission of Holbrook 885 Hermosa Drive Holbrook, AZ 86025 Phone: (928) 524 3874 Cherise Myers - Executive Director
2015 In 2015, 12,036 bed nights were provided & 26,632 meals were served.
2017 In 2017, there were 8,096 bed nights provided for men, 3,604 for women and 849 for children, totaling 12,539 bed nights provided to homeless. We served 24,840 meals.
2016 In 2016, there were 6,970 bed nights provided for men, 3,486 for women and 634 for children totaling 11,582 bed nights provided to homeless. We served 22,695 meals.
2018 We have had a record number of people in need this year. We have been blessed to have many people come to Christ here at the mission. We are experiencing many growing in Christ through discipleship.
2019 In 2019, 13,421 bed nights were provided and 26,860 meals serving 9,353 bed nights for men, 3,782 for women and 281 for children. Six nights every week our guests opt to sit in on a chapel service provided by pastors and ministry leaders all over the evangelical community. Bible studies and classes are available, as well as addiction related services.