Stories from Participants

Thursday
Jan302014

Robert's Story - NEW

Robert shares how having an apartment and support from his case manager Andy helped him break the cycle of homelessness, reach his goals, and give back.

Tuesday
Nov012011

Aaron's Story

From the cold streets of Chicago to his home of many years in St. Paul, Aaron shares his gratitude for the first apartment he's ever had.

Friday
Nov022012

Chris' Story

A former Marine, Chris shares how he's working on sobriety and battling the effects of PTSD.

Tuesday
Dec112012

Doug's Story

Caring for his mom and others caused Doug to become homeless, but now things are only getting better.

Tuesday
Dec112012

Ken's Story

Ken reflects on all the progress he and his two children have made over the last few years.

Tuesday
Dec112012

Lynda's Story

Lynda

Lynda talks about the little things that make her home special for her and her two children.

Tuesday
Dec112012

Marlis' Story

After graduating from the program, Marlis and her two sons plan to move into a new apartment with Section 8.

Wednesday
Dec122012

Mary and Nyeyoup's Story

Mary and Nyeyoup's family

After losing their home to fire, Mary and David’s family of eight are now safely housed and focusing on school and work. Hear from Mary and her daughter Nyeyoup.

Wednesday
Dec122012

Mary's Story

Mary and family

A survivor of domestic abuse, Mary and her two daughters are rebuilding their lives with courage and creativity.

Tuesday
Dec112012

Nancy's Story

Together again in one city, Nancy shares how her three daughters and four granddaughters are supporting one another.

Wednesday
Dec122012

Russell's Story

A traveling salesman before he became homeless, Russell shares how he went from camping outside to an apartment of two years.

“It is possible to end homelessness, and I’ll tell you why. It has ended for me. And if it can end for me, it can end for everyone—I don’t see why not.”