Impact Stories

Audrey

Little Girl, Big Heart

February 1, 2020

When Audrey grows up, she would like to be a doctor. “I just want to be the person people go to when they need help… I like helping. I like sticking up for people, even people I don’t know. It feels good.”

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Krysha

A Privilege and a Gift

January 1, 2020

“I think we realize what we’ve been given—a chance to start over, new friends, kind adults to take care of us—is a gift, so we respect the privilege and don’t take it for granted. We take care of it and each other.”

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Trinity

Leader in the Making

December 1, 2019

“I’m different! Now, I’m going to school more and learning instead of getting in trouble. My attitude toward grownups has changed, and I found out I really enjoy helping younger kids.”

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Jesse

Just the Break He Needed

November 1, 2019

“I wanted a new school, new friends, a break… I was unsure about it until I got here, but it was completely different than anything I expected or had experienced before. I like it a lot.”

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Clayton

Almost Home

October 1, 2019

“There are also a lot of people to hang out with. I made friends fast because I talk a lot. That’s just how I am. I’ve had to be because I’ve moved a lot. My friends are really important to me and I look forward to spending time with them.”

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Kalea

Found

September 1, 2019

“I found this place on the internet. While I was getting ready, I kept trying to guess what they would say, what they would ask. I was scared. Online it said ‘no questions asked,’ but I knew most places did anyway. These ladies didn’t.”

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