When little Myla wasn’t even a year old, she learned about the warmth of community — thanks to life-changing assistance just when it was needed most.
As a single mother of two, Courtney works full-time, drives ride share, and sells plasma to make ends meet. for herself and her two children. But, sometimes that’s not enough.
Darneal is a hard-working musician helping to support his girlfriend and her school-age children. When summer brought a drop in income for her teaching assistance job, he swallowed his pride and sought help to avoid eviction and restore disconnected utilities for their family.
Disabled by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, Richard is fighting to keep his family afloat in the midst of yet another crisis. When his family’s old HVAC unit failed just as temps began to rise, you stepped in with life-saving assistance.
At nearly 82 years old, Frank has many stories to tell. “I’m going to hit 100,” he says. “I’m a fighter from the word go.” But, when he hit a wall financially, he turned to the community for help.