Impact Stories

Meet Maddie!

posted on Tue, Mar 7 2017 10:43 am by Tammy Block, Make-A-Wish

Maybe, they said, there was a non-medical explanation. Maybe Maddie's wish had given her strength.

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Home-based daycare quadruples enrollment

posted on Fri, Mar 3 2017 2:34 pm by Karen DeGeorge, WomenVenture

Yolanda came to WomenVenture with a credit score of 583 and no collateral.

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Shamieka & J'cory

posted on Fri, Mar 3 2017 2:22 pm by Nora Murphy, Jeremiah Program

I love being with the moms. It feels really good to be around people who have the same goals, who are working for higher education degrees and being a better parent.

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From Shelter to Independence: Domestic Abuse Survivor Finds Safety and Stability

posted on Thu, Feb 23 2017 3:10 pm by Lauren Rimestad, Women's Advocates

“I’ve got a good job, don’t worry about me!” 

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Ambassador, Warrior & Super Teen

posted on Fri, Feb 3 2017 3:38 pm by Debra Haley, New Horizons SW Florida

Today, she radiates enthusiasm and hope.

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Charlie, The Lifesaver

posted on Fri, Feb 3 2017 3:17 pm by Janet Cobus, Can Do Canines

“This is where I need to be and I just have to be involved.”

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He Thought He'd Give This Ski Team a Try

posted on Fri, Feb 3 2017 3:05 pm by Ali Parsons, Loppet Foundation

He loved getting to know his campers, and wants to be a counselor again this coming summer.

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This is amazing; this is home!

posted on Wed, Jan 25 2017 3:24 pm by Tonya Brownlow, Emma's Place

"Being told 'no' is a rude awakening," she says, "and you have to keep your strength as a mother to keep your kids going, so it is really difficult."

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It’s the subtle kindness of our neighbors that I will never forget...

posted on Sun, May 24 2015 7:32 am by Linda Carey Halverson

"I grew up poor and hungry, oftentimes my only meal of the day was a school lunch..."

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I am a reader!

posted on Wed, May 20 2015 6:34 am by Linda Carey Halverson

“Miss Mary, you know I can’t read. It’s too hard for me.”

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