Make a Difference: Reliance Health

WHO: Dale, his wife, and two children (two girls, ages 2 years and 8 months)

AGENCY: Reliance Health Inc., 40 Broadway, Norwich, CT 06360

HIS SITUATION: Dale, 33, spent many years homeless due to issues with alcoholism and family. He was linked with services to assist him with housing and recovery. Dale took full advantage of the services and has maintained his housing and sobriety for many years. He was married in March 2016 and has two beautiful little girls. He works part-time and is working hard to be a good husband and father. His goal is to someday be reunited with his oldest daughter so she can meet her sisters.

WHAT TO GIVE: Girls' clothing size 3T, shoe size 8 toddler, toys and books. Girls clothing size 9-12 months, snow suit size 12 months, toys and books. Snow boots size 8.5 women, winter jacket women size XL, women's pants size 8 and shirt size XL. Men's work boots size 10.5, men's winter coat size large, men's pants 32x32 and men's shirt size large. Other miscellaneous items that would be greatly appreciated include a car seat, toddler bed sheets and blankets, queen size bed sheets, towels, washer/dryer, curtains for living room (5 windows), dishes, pots, pans, glasses and silverware.

TO DONATE: Contact Nicole Reynolds or Alisa Lecours at Reliance Health (860) 887-6536.

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