Job Training and Matched Savings

Claire, who was recently divorced when she first came to United Ministries, is the mother of two children.  She and her children had just moved into a rental house, and Claire needed a new career. She had always been interested in the medical field and decided to pursue certified nursing assistant (CNA) training as a…
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Helping Keep Seniors Warm

Mrs. Clark, a 92 year-old senior, is one of the few people who still heats her home with coal.  She was very appreciative that United Ministries’ Emergency Assistance was able to assist her with 10 bags of coal through our HEAT program to help keep warm.
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Formerly Homeless Man Finds a Home

John was a man of about 5’1 in his early 50’s. When I first saw him he looked ready for the elements. He was decked out in layers, a trench coat, and an Indiana Jones hat with a head lamp on it. But as I started to talk with him, I could tell he had…
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Pursuing Financial Stability Through Education

Asked recently what I do for a living, I offered up that I teach the GED. “Oh, so you work with the drop-outs. The bad kids”, my questioner clarified. “NO!” I said emphatically. “That’s not who I work with at all.” I work with Monica, a teenager forced to quit school to help with the…
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