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Learning Opportunities

Joy needed help for her son Ayomide. “When it was just me and my son at home, there was no one else his age for him to talk to or play with. He was not talking enough, so I thought he would open up…


A Strong Start

“The reason why I was able to make it to where I am is because I had support. So I need to pass down the knowledge to others. I don’t think I’ve said this to anyone, but if I could not find childcare…


Feeding Our Neighbors

“My family depends on the pantry because it stretches what we have, allowing us to have complete meals,” stated Patricia, “I go to the pantries at the end of the month and that holds me over until I…


Homeless Student Fights for Change

“Once I got my place, I took off my shoes finally.”After spending 8 months living outside during the dead of winter and having caught frostbite, 21-year-old David Wilson couldn’t wait for a place to…


Volunteer Legacy

Sisters Alicia Lakomski and Paula Maher wanted to honor the memory of their late mother, Kathleen, who was a faithful volunteer in the community. As employees of Yale University, Alicia and Paula…


Home At Last

“For all of us sometimes it feels like the hardships will never end, but remind yourself how far you’ve come and that you were able to bounce back from something that not just anyone can. You are so…

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