Teen living on his own needs clothes & help paying for two college courses

The 17-year-old teen grew up in a small town in northwestern Lehigh County. His dad has been an alcoholic for many years. He rarely has a job, and when he drinks, he becomes violent, slamming his fists into his wife, his kids, and even the ...
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A young girl with diabetes needs special support

The 11-year-old girl, who lives with her mother and three younger siblings, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes about five years ago. She has been hospitalized, a near fatality, but recovered, and remains in her mother’s care. Longing to be like other children and to ...
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Girl needs sports glasses to join the team

After the stepfather was severely injured in an auto accident, the mother’s income in a personal care home proved insufficient to support the family, which moved in with relatives. The family now has its own apartment, but finances are tight; income is less than $15,000 ...
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Ailing grandparents need beds & clothing for drug-addicted granddaughter’s babies

The grandmother, 74, has arthritis, and the grandfather, 76, has diabetes. They live in a small row home in Bethlehem. Both worked – the husband at the Steel and the wife in a factory – for 40 years. They now subsist on very small income ...
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Six-year-old needs school uniforms that fit

The single mother and her two sons, ages 7 weeks and 6 years, live with the maternal grandmother. The mother has not worked since the birth of her second child, but she is now looking for a job. The 6-year-old is wearing last year’s school ...
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Two boys need uniforms for school

Two boys, ages 12 and 14, have lived with their frail grandmother for years while their parents were incarcerated. Although the parents were recently released, they have minimal contact. The caregiver is 67, suffers from a degenerative eye disease, and does not drive. She cannot ...
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Two girls need sneakers that fit

The father of two girls, ages 12 and 15, abandoned his family, leaving them in a financial bind. His whereabouts are unknown. Because they were five months behind with mortgage payments, and foreclosure was imminent, the mother and children moved in with the maternal grandparents ...
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Meet Kaila

This video features Kaila Figueroa, a formerly homeless teen who received scholarship money for art classes, and who now is a college student with a path to success ...
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