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Help for homeless child lasts years

Help for homeless child lasts years

Billy was six years old when his house burned to the ground leaving him and his family homeless. the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia provided Billy with all the encouragement and support he needed to become the well-balanced young man he is today. Staff...
Helped kindergartener now helps others

Helped kindergartener now helps others

“Everything is connected.” contemplates Claudette, reflecting on her start as a Horizons kindergartener. Raised by a single working father in Norfolk who enrolled her in Horizons, Claudette would spend nine summers there learning sports and furthering her...
Helping spunky senior keep food on the table

Helping spunky senior keep food on the table

“Thank you, thank you, thank you!” is all that frail but spunky Miss Anna can say when the Isle of Wight Christian Outreach Program makes its monthly food delivery to her in Windsor. She is well into her eighties and lives alone. She very...
Help for brother & sister in transition

Help for brother & sister in transition

A young brother and sister became separated after te=heir mother’s unfortunate incarceration when the young girl was placed with a new guardian. Everything familiar to her was suddenly gone, including her childcare time at Ida Barbour Eary Learning Center in...
Helping veteran keep home & lower payment

Helping veteran keep home & lower payment

A 33-year old disabled military veteran struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder was in default on his mortgage payment for four months and in foreclosure status. He went to The Up Center’s Housing & Financial counseling program for help. The p Center...
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