Category: Stories

Noreen’s Story

When you talk to Noreen, she’ll tell you she’s had a fair but challenging life. A mom to three girls and a grandmother to 11 grandkids, her financial struggles have been constant, but she’s always managed to get by. Until COVID-19 hit our community in March 2020....

The Wilsons’ Story

Ms. Wilson* is a mom of five children ages 5, 7, 12, 14 and 16. She worked two jobs and nearly 60 hours a week to make ends meet, but when COVID hit, she was laid off from both. She found herself unable to provide for her family and after a month of unpaid rent, the...

Rob’s Story

Rob* spent his career shaping young minds as an elementary school educator. He can tell you story after story of children he helped build confidence in the classroom and he fondly remembers being the teacher kids turned to when they needed support or guidance. Now...

Meet Mora

Mora called the United Way Coronavirus Response Hotline with support from ForKids when she felt she had no other options. With limited income, chronic health challenges and no reliable transportation—she was scared. Due to her age, she didn’t want to risk using public...
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