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built a strong bond and gave back to the community.
received dental services needed to restore his smile so he could secure full-time employment.
secured full-time employment and permanent housing for his family.
has been investing in United Way's Community Fund for 20-plus years.
was able to improve her depression through weekly meetings.
learned good budgeting skills that increased his savings and helped him go back to school to earn his associates degree.
received a free insulin pump to regulate his diabetes which improved his health so he could go back to school and support his family.
achieved a healthy work-life balance and found a strong support system for her mom, Lois.
improved her physical, motor and language skills, allowing her to successfully transition to an early education program with her peers.
benefitted from an emergency food pantry and now volunteers there to help others in need.
found a caring new community and activities to keep her mind and body healthy.
gained confidence in her language skills and became a solid reader.
got his smile back and learned the importance of oral health.
have built a lasting relationship through a mentoring program.
gained confidence to play with kids his age despite his health challenges.
received prenatal care and delivered a happy, healthy baby.
improved her self-esteem and built positive personal relationships.
earned a college degree and secured full time employment.
built positive relationships and planned for her future.
Charles, Marc, Shanette and Neri completed their GEDs and are now enrolled in college.
Arletha's care team supported her through health challenges
is rewarded by tutoring K5 students, increasing the number of children who can read proficiently.
survived an intimate partner (domestic) violence relationship.
helps boost kids' academic achievement as a volunteer reader.
found employment and housing and regained her confidence.
avoided foreclosure and was able to remain in her home.
Olivia advanced her reading skills, giving her a huge advantage going into kindergarten.
Jonathan boosted his self-confidence and improved his job readiness skills, helping him find employment.
James benefited from an after-school program as a child and now mentors students
Judie earned her GED and is now pursuing higher education.
Sandra benefited from a respite care program and now gives back by volunteering for the same agency.
Edgar improved his self-esteem and became more motivated in his studies.
Adriana learned the skills needed to take care of her new daughter.
Isa helped foster children get a new beginning through a collaboration with United Way.
Esther boosted her self-confidence and built leadership skills.
Angel & Ardys used a variety of strategies to make learning interesting.
Gretchen & Phil are able to remain independent and healthy with support from United Way.
Cynthia is reaching youth and helping prevent teen pregnancy.
Sue is living healthier with access to fresh, affordable locally-grown produce.
Jerry had no home but with guidance and support, moved into his own apartment.
David learned about the importance of giving when he was a child and now inspires others to give.
Catherine is using her new confidence to help youth make better choices.
Alan is thriving due to an art focused early childhood program.