We Educate

To help educate the community, we tell the stories of our neighbors experiencing homelessness through text and video. Learn more about their experiences by reading stories and watching videos about them below.
 

Stories of our Neighbors – Text

Through text, we tell the powerful stories of our neighbors. Learn more about them by reading their stories below.

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,...

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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, Kassandra has been...

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Stories of our Neighbors – Video

Video is one of the most effective mediums we have to tell stories. Watch the impactful stories of our neighbors below.

COPE Events

COPE, or the Cost of Poverty Experience, is designed to help participants begin to understand what it is like to live as a typical low-income family in the United States. It is based on real stories and created alongside those who have lived with these daily struggles. We invite you to watch this short video that will provide more insight about COPE.

Media Highlights

Look for us on television, radio shows and in the papers. We are actively engaged in our local community.