Chris was helping her mother transition into an assisted living facility when she suddenly remembered the car.
She was told that her mother, Jean, would no longer have a need for it, and Chris was left wondering What should we do with it? Who should we give it to?
When they look around the room, they see two tired, loving parents and five energetic siblings.
And they feel a sense of duty to help provide for them all.
Without a second thought, they jumped in the car and prepared to make the two-hour drive.
Sam Laguerre and Erick Scott were working when they received the call: Mary was about to graduate high school, and she wanted them both to be there… in person.
Our very own Simeon Baxter, Family Navigator for Community Collaborations for Strong Families, was invited by Hillsborough Community College (HCC) to be the guest speaker for their 2021 HOPE Scholars and Collegiate Virtual 100 Graduation & Award Ceremony.
LSF is incredibly fortunate to have Eliana in our Manatee County Case Management Organization. She brings a wealth of knowledge in social services and child abuse prevention. She’s held a wide range of positions from a Health and Human Services Advisor in the Office of Latino Affairs, Community Schools Coordinator at the Latin American Youth Center in D.C. to working in specialized programs for children who were exposed to violence.