You Helped a Single Mother and her Kids Get Back on Their Feet

You helped Lucinda and her kids when they had nowhere else to turn.

Lucinda was out of work for weeks when Winter Storm Uri damaged her place of work. She was
behind on rent and bills, and worried about providing for her children. Thanks to you, Catholic Charities was there to help.

Lucinda is no stranger to hardship. As a single mother, she worked long hours at a washateria to support her two small children. The pay wasn’t much, but it was enough to get by and take care of her family.

She was already living paycheck to paycheck when Winter Storm Uri hit. The harsh winter weather busted the pipes at the washateria and forced the business to close for weeks – and put Lucinda out of work. She was worried about paying her bills and how she would take care of her kids without an income.

Because of your quick and generous support, Catholic Charities was able to help Lucinda. Your gifts enabled us to provide her emergency financial assistance so she could catch up on her rent and her utilities, and make sure she had plenty of nutritious food for her family.

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Now that the washateria has reopened, Lucinda is back at work and is once again able to provide for her children. She was grateful that Catholic Charities was able to help her family when they had nowhere else to turn.

Thank you for helping single mothers like Lucinda when they needed it most!

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