Success Stories - Archive

Success Stories - Archive

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Gwendolyn

is proud of the big steps she took to reach financial freedom.

Mark

become a better father to his two children.

Megan

learned the skills to secure a job in food service.

Nancy

found support and a secure safe environment for her daughter.

Tiny Tots Learning Center

enhanced their education and increased their Youngstar rating.

Laquita

received quality care to help her and daughter Marissa thrive as a young family.

Jessi

found a way to give back and serve as a role model to youth.

Barry

helps Waukesha County seniors live independently by providing volunteer home visits and administrative support.

Isabella

mentors kids and teaches them about the importance of living drug and alcohol-free.

Johnny

received emergency shelter and help securing a new home.

Dave

received health services to get back on his feet.

Billy

benefitted from an emergency food pantry and now volunteers there.

Jaznelly

became a secure support system for her family.

Myah

improved her motor and social skills to prepare her for elementary school.

Dwight and Nathaniel

built a strong bond and gave back to the community.

John

received dental services needed to restore his smile so he could secure full-time employment.

Kyle

secured full-time employment and permanent housing for his family.

Tony

has been investing in United Way's Community Fund for 20-plus years.

Jazmin

was able to improve her depression through weekly meetings.

Jose

learned good budgeting skills that increased his savings and helped him go back to school to earn his associates degree.

Luis

received a free insulin pump to regulate his diabetes which improved his health so he could go back to school and support his family.

Pat

achieved a healthy work-life balance and found a strong support system for her mom, Lois.

Teagan

improved her physical, motor and language skills, allowing her to successfully transition to an early education program with her peers.

Michael

benefitted from an emergency food pantry and now volunteers there to help others in need.

Flossie

found a caring new community and activities to keep her mind and body healthy.

Jacqueline

gained confidence in her language skills and became a solid reader.

Daniel

got his smile back and learned the importance of oral health.

Jared and Dawaan

have built a lasting relationship through a mentoring program.

Jack

gained confidence to play with kids his age despite his health challenges.

Latoya

received prenatal care and delivered a happy, healthy baby.

Kimberly

improved her self-esteem and built positive personal relationships.

Brittney

earned a college degree and secured full time employment.

Jackie

built positive relationships and planned for her future.

Literacy Services

Charles, Marc, Shanette and Neri completed their GEDs and are now enrolled in college.

Arletha

Arletha's care team supported her through health challenges

Linda

is rewarded by tutoring K5 students, increasing the number of children who can read proficiently.

Roxanne

survived an intimate partner (domestic) violence relationship.

Kyle

helps boost kids' academic achievement as a volunteer reader.

Linda

found employment and housing and regained her confidence.

Christine

avoided foreclosure and was able to remain in her home.

Olivia

Olivia advanced her reading skills, giving her a huge advantage going into kindergarten.

Jonathan

Jonathan boosted his self-confidence and improved his job readiness skills, helping him find employment.

James

James benefited from an after-school program as a child and now mentors students

Judie

Judie earned her GED and is now pursuing higher education.

Sandra & Matthew

Sandra benefited from a respite care program and now gives back by volunteering for the same agency.

Edgar

Edgar improved his self-esteem and became more motivated in his studies.

Adriana

Adriana learned the skills needed to take care of her new daughter.

Isa

Isa helped foster children get a new beginning through a collaboration with United Way.

Esther

Esther boosted her self-confidence and built leadership skills.

Angel & Ardys

Angel & Ardys used a variety of strategies to make learning interesting.

Phil & Gretchen

Gretchen & Phil are able to remain independent and healthy with support from United Way.

Cynthia

Cynthia is reaching youth and helping prevent teen pregnancy.

Sue

Sue is living healthier with access to fresh, affordable locally-grown produce.

Jerry

Jerry had no home but with guidance and support, moved into his own apartment.

David

David learned about the importance of giving when he was a child and now inspires others to give.

Catherine

Catherine is using her new confidence to help youth make better choices.

Alan

Alan is thriving due to an art focused early childhood program.

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