- Associated Press - Thursday, May 22, 2014

DETROIT (AP) - More than 400 men and women are expected to graduate after completing programs offered at the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries.

Certificates for successfully completing career training, counseling and housing programs will be issued at an 11 a.m. Thursday ceremony.

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries president Chad Audi says many of the nonprofit’s client have been homeless, unemployed or battled substance abuse.

Audi says “for many, the graduation ceremony marks the first time they have successfully completed anything in their lives.”

The Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries provides services ranging from emergency shelter to job training.

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