David’s Story

David’s Story

David had been experiencing homelessness since 2007 when the company he worked for as a framer went out of business. He then found employment as a day laborer, but the work did not last, and he did not earn enough to secure a place of his own. With no place to go,...
Kassandra’s Story

Kassandra’s Story

“These last two years have been crazy.” Kassandra now feels restored. Closing on a new house soon, the mother of a rambunctious four-year-old is beaming with joy after emerging from a storm she never thought would leave. Originally from New Jersey,...
Roger’s Story

Roger’s Story

Roger has been in his apartment for four months now. After living on the streets since 2011, he was excited when he learned he would be housed. “When I first got here, I was excited,” Roger said. “I don’t have to worry about waking up early being told to leave a...
Leonard’s Story

Leonard’s Story

At 53-years-old, Leonard didn’t think he would end up living on the streets. Originally from North Carolina, he had a family and a good job. But in 2013, tragedy struck, and his wife passed away. Soon after, he lost his job and had nowhere to turn. Looking for a fresh...
Forrest’s Story

Forrest’s Story

Forrest has been living on the streets of Central Florida off and on for 15 years. It wasn’t always this way for him, though. He was a successful indoor tile contractor who moved from Indiana to Florida because of work. He was doing well in Orlando at one point, even...