More than 500 participants who receive support services related to homelessness, HIV, substance use disorders and the overdose epidemic.
Anita, a young mother with a 1-year-old daughter who has moved into her first apartment.
Sarah is a single mother with three children who works hard and has many jobs to provide for her family.
Tina is a young single mom raising 18-month-old twins.
Single mother of 2 children whose housing was severely damaged during the recent tornado, forcing the family to relocate.
Carrie is a 63-year-old woman who has lived at Martin House since July 2020.
The Westerly nonprofit needs financial donations the most but also welcomes donations of clothes, household items and nonperishable food items.
Community members are in need of support for bus transportation.
Five families with children are staying at the shelter, as are 10 single men sharing the shelter’s dorm.
Grandmother raising teenage grandchild has been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing daily treatment
Tricia is a mother who is due to give birth to twin girls in the new year.
The Drop-In Learning Center in New London is seeking gifts for children over age 13.
Rishina, a single mother, and her 2-year-old son were displaced by a fire in July that destroyed their housing, furniture and personal possessions.
Hannah and her two boys have been the victims of domestic violence and are struggling to make ends meet.
Single mother working part-time in the evening to support her two daughters, ages 3 and 7.
Moms, dads, single parents, grandparents, retirees and disabled — these folks struggle each month to pay their bills and have enough money left over to buy food.
Currently in chemotherapy treatment, Faith is unable to work and worries about paying the rent in the months ahead.
Brian has worked full time at the same company for 15 years, long hours outdoors, and still the family struggles to cover its expenses. The parents have a special-needs son in a good program and have other reasons for staying in East Lyme.
Tim and Connie are a married couple with intellectual and developmental disabilities who receive services through The Arc's In-Home Supports program.
A mom who is raising five young children by herself and is struggling with bills, basic needs, and holiday gifts for her family.