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Campus of Change Update

Posted on Jun 26, 2017 by

COTS held an update to thank donors for their contributions to our Campus of Change campaign that began last year and is putting in place the final updates and repairs. The extent of the makeover is incalculable. Almost every room got a new coat of paint, the… Read More

“I’m Actually Doing This!”

Posted on Feb 25, 2016 by

Future paralegal gets her life on track “I was kind of stuck,” Beth explains of her reasons for coming to COTS. Beth spent the last 12 years of her life caring for her parents while working. When her father became sick two years ago, her… Read More

“Just Go Out and Do It”

Posted on Jan 20, 2016 by

Young adult resident gets his life back on track “I was kind of spinning my wheels,” Ryan says of his life before COTS. The now 23-year-old had, “a very sheltered childhood.” Once he went to college, however, he started experimenting with drugs and alcohol. “I… Read More

Surviving His Story

Posted on Oct 29, 2015 by

A COTS Resident Testimonial Storm Damage Necessitates Change Simon was living in Grand Chute when a terrible storm came rolling through. The home that he was renting, as well as both of his vehicles, suffered severe damage from a tree that was uprooted during the storm.… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Sarah O’Hearn

Posted on May 28, 2015 by

Sarah O’Hearn first learned about COTS’ Meal Ministry program when she was looking for Thanksgiving volunteer opportunities for her and her husband. She found the opportunity on our website and knew she had found her calling. “I love it!” she exclaims. “For me, it’s perfect… Read More

A Home of His Own

Posted on May 28, 2015 by

Jeremy moved into COTS because, “I was homeless in that I would have wound up on the street.” Jeremy had been in and out of the hospital three times due to his excessive drinking. The third time, he decided to go into treatment at The… Read More

Jake: Driven to Succeed

Posted on May 26, 2015 by

“I was struggling to figure out who I really was,” explains Jake. In his early 20’s, Jake began examining his identity. His family did not support his ultimate decision, and they kicked him out of the house when he was 20. He was able to… Read More

“Life is Just Better”

Posted on Mar 12, 2015 by

A former resident learns to socialize and stay sober “Drinking is the root of all of my evil. It destroys my functionality,” says Jay. Jay came to COTS after going through six months of treatment at The Mooring House. He had spent most of his… Read More

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