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When you have nothing, a meal means everything.

As a giving partner, you provide meals and practical programs that give her the start of a life free from the effects of poverty, addiction and homelessness-- a life secure in the knowledge of God's unconditional love and care.


ECFA Accredited

John T. Barnes Community Organization Award for 2015

Community Outreach



Our vision was to purchase and renovate the Beverly Hills Motel complex to provide shelter and programs for more women with children and families without a home. View our Family Rescue Mission campaign video.

Our goal was $1.85 million. With great support from the community, we reached our goal and began renovations in the spring of 2018. In July 2019, we began the transition of men, women and children at The Path into the new complex-- complete with cafeteria, chapel/fellowship hall for services, classes and other events, and the Publix Charities Counseling Center.

With your continued support, we will transform the lives of individuals and families without a home for years to come!

For financial information, to schedule a tour or campaign presentation, contact Mr. DuWayne Sipper, Executive Director at (352) 527-6500 extension 4. 



   Click to Give A Campaign Single Gift or 3-year Pledge



To learn more about The Path's Family Rescue Mission, view Imagine a Place for Families on 


Upcoming Events - Family Rescue Mission Campaign


January 18, 2018 - Celebration to officially launch the public phase of The Path's Family Rescue Mission Campaign at the former Beverly Hills Motel located at 4395 N Lecanto Hwy. About 70 people attended-- campaign & community leaders, friends of The Path, press, board members, staff & others.



Click to see the Spectrum/Bay News 9 coverage of Executive Director DuWayne Sipper and The Path's Family Rescue Mission on YouTube! Broadcast date: 1/20/2018.



February 17, 2018 - Public Phase Leadership Dinner held at Black Diamond Ranch to raise funds towards $500,000 needed to finish the campaign. We are proud to announce a little over $150,000 was committed in gifts and pledges!  


APRIL 2018 - Church Rescue Mission Month. Connect your church with The Path's Family Rescue Mission Campaign to learn more about this local community Missions project and ministry to single parents with children and families without a home. Call 352-527-6500 x9 to schedule DuWayne Sipper, Executive Director, to come out to your church in April, or arrange for a variety of resources to educate your church members. Or email!


APRIL - JUNE 2019. Connect with The Path's Family Rescue Mission Campaign to help with ongoing renovations. Call 352-527-6500 x9 or email today.


JULY 2019Men, women and children at The Path were transitioned to the newly renovated complex.



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Help Us Change Our Community Through Your Support

Call 352-527-6500, ext. 9 or email if your organization is looking for a special community project. 

We always have needs that will fit your group's goal or mission: 

Take a tour - We welcome small groups from your business, civic organization or any other individuals who want to learn more about our Family Rescue mission and vision.

Dedicate a 'Day of Service' or volunteer skilled labor - to complete building and other renovations, vehicles and equipment repairs. We encourage community support in all forms!

Donate In-Kind Materials - Building materials, appliances, materials for kitchens or bathrooms, office furnishings, special services-- are gratefully accepted!

Financial Support - There are a range of sponsorship and partnership opportunities available.

YOU make the difference!


Speaker's Bureau

Contact us at 352-527-6500 extension 5 to invite Executive Director, DuWayne Sipper or other Path personnel to your next event.

We welcome the opportunity to educate the community about the vision, project needs, plus offer opportunities for service and charitable giving.


Why a Family Rescue Mission?

Did you know...

  • Approximately 3 of every 4 phone calls for shelter are turned away due to lack of funds, space, staff or lack of programs to meet the specific needs of single parents and families with children. Most calls are from women with children.
  • Families comprise nearly 34% of the homeless population, according to a 2010 Urban Institute study.
  • The Beverly Hills Motel complex, when renovations are complete, will provide more shelter and program options for single men and women, single parents with children, and families.

Beyond Crisis to Recovery

The Path provides time to heal and the tools for rebuilding lives. Comprehensive biblically-based programs with holistic strategies guide individuals and families through 3 phases: 

  • Rescue: Crisis stabilization is the most critical first step – providing food, clothing, safe shelter, childcare and medical attention.
  • Recovery: Goal-directed case management is key to success – learning to live a healthy lifestyle, free from addiction.
  • Restoration: Work therapy and re-training provide opportunities to transition back to the community with healthy productive lifestyles.   

There is no time limit to length of stay. We are committed to seeing shattered lives restored!