Stories

Lillian

Lillian faced eviction after owing thousands in unpaid bills that she desperately tried to pay down.

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Amy

When she unexpectedly found herself to be a single parent and was unable to work because of a health issue, Amy turned to a food pantry served by Impact Partner SHARE Food Program.

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Donna

Donna uses VITA to build bright futures for her daughters.

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Bob and Hannah

Bob didn’t know he’d run into his daughter, Hannah, at United Way’s annual United2Feed food-packing event. But after seeing the value of his volunteerism firsthand…

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Tamara

I’ve had the opportunity to better the city I love, while bettering myself along the way. Tamara knew she wanted to give back – but…

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Estefany

Growing up in Camden, Estefany always dreamed of making a difference for urban students. Through the network of devoted staff at United Way Impact Partner’s UrbanPromise, Estefany became a mentor, leader and role model among her peers. Now she is pursuing her lifelong goal of becoming a teacher, setting her on the path to being a leader in her community.

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Jennifer

Jennifer struggled to see her own potential.

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Skylar and Carol

Skylar was in and out of foster care when Carol came into his life as a volunteer.

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Anthony

Despite knowing that he wanted a better life, Anthony was arrested at age 14.

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Vicki

After losing her job, Vicki struggled to pay her mortgage and almost lost her home.

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Mark

Mark needed the right support to reach his potential.

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Alfonso

Alfonso

Alfonso was stressed and overwhelmed by competing work–life responsibilities.

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Shawn

Dealing with anger and bullying, Shawn lashed out in high school. He ended up in the juvenile justice system and was ordered to get on…

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Robert Story

Robert

Robert grew up in foster care and lacked stability.

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Aaron

Aaron entered preschool with a language barrier and underdeveloped social skills.

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Denise

Denise's students couldn't focus in class without a healthy breakfast.

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Tatyana

Bullied by schoolmates, Tatyana's attendance and grades began to suffer.

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Sandi

Sandi's tax refund wasn't enough to cover the cost of his bills.

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Ebony

Ebony wanted to give her baby a better life.

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Tiffany

Tiffany lacked access to books at home and school.

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Angel

When his parents' health kept them from working, Angel struggled to make ends meet.

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