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Nikita Moves from Streets to Home

Nikita is using her new-found passion for photography to look at life through a different lens. The single mother of two is focusing on the future, although snapshots from her past are never far away. Read Article

Double Duty: Celebrating a Veteran & AmeriCorps Member

On Veterans Day, we celebrate veterans who made sacrifices to uphold the US constitution. Today, we honor Hardy Awadjie, a veteran who served nine years with the military and is now serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA with United Way. His story exemplifies national service, citizenship and the heart of AmeriCorps. Read Article

From Homelessness to Housing and Hope: Ariel’s Story

When Ariel first experienced homelessness last winter, she lost more than a roof over her head. She lost something valuable and irreplaceable. She feared she would never get it back. “Hope. I needed hope badly because I was getting really depressed because it’s very scary being homeless.” Read Article