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Stephanie's Story

As a single mother of four, Stephanie put her family first when she chose to participate in services provided by United Way’s Dual Generation Initiative.A community-wide solution that coordinates the…

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Welcome 2021 Loaned Executives

Each year employers throughout San Antonio “loan” management employees to facilitate successful 2021 United Way workplace campaigns. They serve as liaisons to corporate, small business, and public…

Paloma, her husband and two sons.

Paloma's Story

Paloma is a medical-surgical technician, has a loving husband and three adorable children. However, the life she has now is not the life she grew up with. As a child, Paloma was bounced from…

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Kimberly's Story

It was a desperate and sad time in Kimberly’s life. Her son’s father died of a drug overdose. To deal with the tragic loss, Kimberly turned to drugs and alcohol to fight the pain. But the answers…

Nigel playing bass guitar.

Nigel's Story

Growing up, Nigel had a loving and supportive family. He grew up on an Air Force base with both parents solidly involved in his life and on his side. They didn’t miss a Little League game; they…

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Craig's Story

An Airborne special forces combat Veteran with over 1,000 jumps to his credit, Craig went from flying high to living near the bottom.He lost his employment when the truck driving business he worked…

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