Hope Harbour is a United Way partner agency, with two programs funded by United Way. Timolin benefited from the United Way funded program Shelter & Services at Hope Harbour. Because of United Way, Timolin had a place to stay while recovering from domestic violence. This is Timolin’s story: Hello, my name is Timolin and I […]
In July 2017, Jane* received a life-changing diagnosis. Jane, a 25-year-old mom of two, was living with her mother when she (Jane) learned that she was HIV positive. Knowing that the stigma of having HIV was strong in her family, Jane was not ready to tell her mother and the rest of her family about […]
STUFF THE BUS SUCCESS STORY Heartwarming story: Dr. Barbara Weaver, Principal of MLK Elementary, shares a story of a grandparent who was moved by the generosity of Stuff The Bus donors and volunteers. CLICK HERE to learn more about Stuff The Bus and donate online.
Zackary dropped out of school in eleventh grade to care for his mother, who had health issues. Working as the breadwinner to support his family, he was doing well as a butcher but wanted to do something different with his life. He heard about BRIDGE of Columbus on the radio. BRIDGE’s GED program is funded […]
Jeff had struggled with drug use for a long time. After spending six weeks in a hospital with a major brain infection, Jeff needed follow up care. He decided to move from Tucson, Arizona to Columbus, Georgia to be near his parents. When he first moved to Columbus, Jeff stayed at Grace House, a United […]