August 2014

While South Bay Teen Challenge helps families clean up from the inside out, the Hedco Foundation and American Vision of Santa Clara have stepped up to help our residential facilities clean up on the outside. This June, thirty-five windows and sliding glass doors at our Alum Rock Women and Children’s Center were replaced with new energy efficient models, enabling us to save…

July 2013

80 golfers and 18 holes of golf on a sunny day in May? How much more could you ask for? Once again, the community and great friends of Teen Challenge came together in an effort to raise money for the ongoing needs of the Alum Rock Women and Children’s Center, Asbury Family Center and Oakland Men’s Center…


March 2013

Dr. Jack Smart, President for Teen Challenge USA, was the keynote speaker for this year’s Annual Graduation Ceremony at Bethel Church of San Jose. Jack’s compassion for the ministry was evident as he spoke words of encouragement and wisdom into the lives of the men and women who successfully completed and graduated the program…


June 2012

Each year, a benefit golf tournament is held to raise awareness and provide funding for our Southbay & Eastbay centers. This event is typically one of the most enjoyable fundraisers of the year and the 2012 golf outing at Coyote Creek Golf Club was no exception. Friends of Teen Challenge and local establishments such as Starbucks, Chevy’s, Chili’s, Wing Stop, Aqui Cal-Mex, Mr. Falafel, San Jose Cake Lady, and Alf & Jan Pollestad provided appetizers and desserts on the golf course to make sure that all were well fed during the day…


February 2012

On February 13, 2012 twenty-seven Teen Challenge students received 12-month completion certificates and thirteen students received 18-month graduation certificates at our Annual Graduation Ceremony. Friends and family members gathered together at Bethel Church of San Jose to witness these incredible achievements and transformations that have taken place over the last year and a half…


May 2011

It should come as no surprise that David Wilkerson was eulogized as a great man at his funeral on Monday, May 2nd in Tyler, Texas, only a few miles from where he was killed in a car accident on April 27th. This comes just three weeks before what would have been his 80th birthday…


February 2011

Each and every year we have the opportunity to provide the men, women, teens, children, and families of Teen Challenge with the best Christmas Party they could ever imagine. And this year was no exception! Thanks to people, like YOU, we were able to bring joy, happiness, gifts, and smiles to over 400 students…