It might be hard to imagine Jennifer’s life ten years ago—a teen mom, pregnant again, homeless and hopeless. Because of your support, Jennifer received transitional housing, the help she needed to care for her children, and the skills to put her on the path to self-sufficiency.
Today, Jennifer and her two sons are doing well. They have a home, and Jennifer has a good job as a leasing agent for an apartment complex. In her work she counsels other people in crisis, guiding them to the kinds of services that changed her life.
“United Way helps break the cycle by providing support systems for those who need it,” she says. “They show you a different way, and then you can show your children a different way.”