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Sinking and unseen danger of being homeless. Since The Friendship Mission opened in 2005, it has housed more than 500 men, said Skipper Cowgill, ministry board president and executive director. He said his ministry helps about 90 men each year. "Our homeless...
Friendship Mission grateful for help

There are so many people and organizations that we wish to say "Thank You" to because of all they have done for Friendship Mission since we received our first resident in October, 2005.
Friendship Mission provides shelter for the homeless: 'A warm place'

...Our goal is for them to get a 40-hour-a-week job and get out there and be a good citizen," said Graydon "Skipper" Cowgill, 69, who began working on the mission in 2004. The Kenai Friendship Mission is a homeless rescue shelter for men...
Changing hearts, minds: First graduate of new program re-enters society

...Kenai Spur Highway, on the outskirts of the city. Formerly a house of ill repute, the shelter is run by Graydon "Skipper" Cowgill and his wife Mary Anne. The couple regularly take in men freshly out of jail. There are strict rules at the mission...
With help, friendship grows

...Peak Oil employees partnered together to help make a difference. Photo provided by Debbie White, When Graydon "Skipper" Cowgill and his wife, Mary Anne, bought the property formerly known as Eadie's Frontier Club, there were no less than...
Nikiski Community News

...citizenship, leadership, service, creativity and productivity. Happy birthday wishes go to Sallee McClure and Skipper Cowgill on Oct. 5; and Pam Estes on Oct. 6. Other Nikiski news Prime rib fundraiser set to dish The 13th annual Thelma...


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