Jim was 70, penniless and living in a storage locker when he turned to The Salvation Army in Belleville, Ont., for help. “I was in a pit,” says Jim. “And there was only myself to blame.”
Jim was raised in a middle-class family and was a good kid until his teens. Then he started drinking.
“I eventually married,” says Jim. “By then alcohol dominated my life. When I drank I was angry and aggressive. My addiction cost me everything.”
Before long Jim’s losses […]