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January 05, 2021
GROCERY GIFT CARD PROVIDED A “SMALL BLESSING” FOR SINGLE MOTHER

Most years, Nedia Mays’ family lends a hand for her church’s Thanksgiving food basket program for needy people by assisting with signups, pickups, or deliveries. This year was different, because she found herself on the receiving end of an offer to help.

January 05, 2021
GIFT CARD PROVIDED ‘A LIGHT IN ALL THE DARKNESS’

Ebony Turner works two jobs to support her family. But in the pandemic year of 2020 — a year she describes as “extremely trying” — she lost months of wages after being furloughed.

January 05, 2021
GIFT CARD HELPED FEED A FAMILY

The coronavirus pandemic exacerbated what was already a difficult situation for Trina Turner. Since the death of an adult son in 2019, the Golf Manor resident has helped care for his children, one of whom was diagnosed with COVID-19.

December 14, 2020
GIFT CARD PROVIDED FOOD FOR FURLOUGHED MOTHER AND HER TEENS

Luz Medina has worked as a housekeeper all her adult life, but amid the coronavirus outbreak last March, she was furloughed from her job at a local hotel. The divorced mother, who has two teenagers at home, applied for assistance but faced a time lag before it commenced. She desperately needed immediate help.