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Donna Brown’s Story

My name is Donna Brown and I have been clean and sober for 4 years. I have worked for Bakersfield Recovery Services for 3 years and currently in the position of Site Supervisor for all sites. My journey in recovery started 4 years ago at the Mission of Kern County, in their 1-year discipleship program. This was the best decision I made for my life. In 2015, in the height of my addiction, my family gave me an ultimatum, get help or they would have nothing to do with me. They were hurt and could no longer bare the pain of watching me destroy myself. At that time, God led me to the Mission, to mold me into the mother, daughter and human that He has designed me to be. There was no turning back. Since that time, there have been many struggles that I have overcome, all with God and my family right by my side. I enjoy every day being a part of the BRS family and I am blessed to get to be living the life I chose today.

6 Comments

  1. Susan Schneider on August 23, 2019 at 12:09 am

    I’m Crazy proud of You and Happy to Call you My Friend. YEEAAHHH

  2. Christy Gant on August 23, 2019 at 12:53 am

    Congratulations Donna!! I’ve been clean for 17 years. I love seeing and hearing people’s testimonies. It gives hope and encouragement to those still out there in addiction wanting to get clean. My dream job is working in recovery to give back.

  3. Stephenie on August 23, 2019 at 4:10 am

    You are so amazing Donna Brown. 😘😘

  4. Cecilia Islas on August 23, 2019 at 4:19 am

    I’d love ❤️ to work in the recovery centers I been 7 years clean and love ❤️ it would like seeing other people be saved

  5. Lynne Rodriguez on August 23, 2019 at 5:19 am

    I am so proud of you Donna. I know the person and the heart that you were before and are once again. Thank goodness that you found the help that you needed. I know that you will give your new journey 💯. Love you girl ❤️

  6. Sandra Pipkin on August 23, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    I watched you grow up and never saw you to be an addict. None the less, I’m so proud of you for accomplishing your goal and managing to stay clean. Especially when addiction can be one of the hardest things in life to overcome. I’ve seen this firsthand and have lost my loved ones to this disease… I’m so happy you aren’t a bad statistic… Sending you much love and big hugs .. Keep up the good work! Keep your sobriety. Keep your family close and most importantly.. Keep your faith in God. With him all things ARE possible! I miss you!

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