BASIC NEEDS

When Jessica* moved to Florida with her boyfriend, she was excited to start a new life tog...

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Jessica Story

 

Nadia * felt her stomach drop when she received the notice that her electric was to be shu...

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Nadia

 

As a single mom to two young boys, Frances already had her hands full. Her oldest son, 9-y...

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Frances Story

 

When Hurricane Maria struck, she left a wave of destruction and chaos in her wake. Jose an...

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Jose Story

 

The Healing Tree Childhood is a time of laughter, learning and love. But not for all child...

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It’s hard to accept that a Columbia-educated Army Flight Nurse could end up homeless at ...

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Angel served in the army for several years until he was honorably discharged. Returning to...

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Angel Diana

 

When your plate is always full, it’s difficult to imagine that children are going hungry...

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Basic Needs

 

EDUCATION

Cynthia is a Seminole State College student who is going to school for her bachelor’s in...

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When asked what her goals are after graduating with her Associate’s degree in Nursing, C...

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Carissa Success Story

 

Nicole had a lot on her plate. As a single mom to 3 kids under the age of 12, her hands we...

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Nicole Story

 

United Way’s ReadingPals program targets preschoolers on a trajectory of struggling with...

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Kyle Story

 

“If it wasn’t for my AmeriCorps mentor, I probably wouldn’t have ever made it out of...

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Donovan

 

Chrismania immigrated to the United States from Bahamas on her own when she was just 16, l...

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Chrismainia

 

Daphne became pregnant as a teenager and she did not have a high school diploma. Her livin...

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Daphne

 

Luke is 25 and was struggling to build a successful life for himself. Because he had dropp...

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Education

 

HEALTH

Vivian was so excited by the birth of her first child, Bianca. However, by the age of 18-m...

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Mother Daughter Vivian Bianca

 

Bithlo Mobile Dentistry Unit Going to the dentist and eager children aren’t typically as...

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Elizabeth Success Story

 

Alberta just wants to stand on her own two feet. That’s not much to ask considering the ...

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Alberta

 

Paul is a father of 2 girls — one is 13 and the other is 3. Paul initially heard of the ...

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Health

 

Ryan is 8 years old and is the youngest of four children. His family struggles to make end...

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INCOME

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program helps low-income families and individua...

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Barb story

 

Amanda was forced to cut her hours down to 10-15 hours a week because of the cost of dayca...

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Amanda

 

Luis lacked the skills needed to earn a true living wage. By entering the United Way-funde...

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Income

 

Maggie is a single mom with a teenage daughter. She had a good job and had built a good li...

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Maggie

 

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