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Make A Difference: Always Home

WHO: Faith and her 8-year-old son

AGENCY: Always Home Inc., whose mission since 1988 is to prevent family homelessness.

THEIR SITUATION: This past year upended 40-year-old Faith’s life. After a routine mammogram, she was told she had Stage 1, Grade 3 invasive breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy. Due to complications, she developed an infection and had to have a second surgery. Currently in chemotherapy treatment, Faith is unable to work, and unpaid bills are mounting. She worries most about paying the rent in the months ahead. She knows how important a stable home is for her young son to feel safe and secure during this uncertain time. As a single mom, Faith’s world centers around her son. She wakes up every day determined to overcome cancer and to be with him as he grows up.

WHAT TO GIVE: A monetary donation to Always Home will provide housing stability and peace of mind for Faith and other low-income, single mothers who are encountering life-challenging situations. The donation will help Faith and others resolve their immediate housing crisis and create a path forward.

TO DONATE: Visit AlwaysHome.org to make an online gift. Checks can be made payable to Always Home and mailed to 119 High St., Mystic, CT 06355. For more information, call (860) 245-0222. All donations are fully tax deductible.

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