How You Helped a Homeless Father of Four
Jim was desperate. He’d recently lost his job of 10
years when the company went out of business. His car wouldn’t run. His bank was
pressuring him for a mortgage payment he couldn’t make. And he had four
children to feed.
At the end of his rope and with nowhere to turn,
Jim called The Salvation Army and asked for help.
Believe All the Things She Helped With’
A caseworker immediately got on the job, providing
food and meeting other needs for Jim and his family. She helped him work with
his bank to defer mortgage payments for six months and refinance at a lower
rate. And she helped him keep health care coverage for his family, easing one
of his greatest worries. “I can’t believe all the things she helped with,” says
Today, Jim is working full-time again, well on his
way to regaining his financial footing. But just as importantly, thanks to your
faithful gifts to The Salvation Army, a once desperate man now feels hope again
for the future.
“I never thought I would need help from The
Salvation Army,” says Jim, “but they were there for us when the bottom fell
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