Stories

"This assistance will change my family’s life, as well as mine because it lets me start my job with the things I need and some confidence to do well, so I’m so thankful. Thank you very much." - Parnell J.

On the Job: Kenneth

Posted Wednesday January 18, 2017 by Dave Rannow

Kenneth was our first client of 2017! Struggling with homelessness, Kenneth was...

Kenneth was our first client of 2017! Struggling with homelessness, Kenneth was starting a job with a local pizza place, but needed help. We worked with Kenneth and made sure...

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On the Job: Kenneth

Client Spotlight: Raeshannon

Posted Thursday December 22, 2016 by Dave Rannow

Raeshannon is staying at one of the local shelters and got a...

Raeshannon is staying at one of the local shelters and got a new job in retail. She needed assistance with appropriate work clothing, work shoes, and a bus pass to...

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Client Spotlight: Raeshannon

On the Job: Gerald

Posted Thursday December 08, 2016 by Dave Rannow

Staying with family friends and working with South Metro Human Services (now...

Staying with family friends and working with South Metro Human Services (now Radias Health), Gerald sent in an application to Small Sums for work shoes and a bus pass for...

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On the Job: Gerald

On the Job: Eddie

Posted Friday December 02, 2016 by Dave Rannow

When Eddie first came to our office he was a busy guy....

When Eddie first came to our office he was a busy guy. He needed our help with work items and was arranging to secure a bed at the Union Gospel...

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On the Job: Eddie

On the Job: Christopher

Posted Tuesday November 15, 2016 by Dave Rannow

When Christopher applied to Small Sums he was going to be starting...

When Christopher applied to Small Sums he was going to be starting a job as a crane operator for a metal recycling company, but the job fell through. But he...

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On the Job: Christopher

On the Job: Sandra

Posted Thursday October 13, 2016 by Dave Rannow

You may remember Sandra. We first met with her back in August...

You may remember Sandra. We first met with her back in August (check out our Client Spotlight post from August 26th) At the time Sandra was staying at a local...

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On the Job: Sandra

On the Job: Reneise

Posted Wednesday October 05, 2016 by Dave Rannow

Reneise had the opportunity to get back to work as a massage...

Reneise had the opportunity to get back to work as a massage therapist at one of the suburban massage therapy chains.  She’s been staying with family since becoming homeless.  For...

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On the Job: Reneise

On the Job: J.R.

Posted Wednesday September 21, 2016 by Dave Rannow

J.R. came into our office after using United Way 211’s hotline to...

J.R. came into our office after using United Way 211’s hotline to find help with transportation. He’d been in a homeless situation for a few months and was going to...

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On the Job: J.R.

Client Spotlight: Jesus

Posted Wednesday September 07, 2016 by Dave Rannow

Jesus came into our office after hearing about us from another local...

Jesus came into our office after hearing about us from another local organization serving the Aurora/St. Anthony neighborhoods ASANDC. He is currently homeless and staying on the streets and occasionally with...

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Client Spotlight: Jesus

On the Job: Rafeon

Posted Wednesday August 31, 2016 by Dave Rannow

Our client, Rafeon, took a break from his job laying tile to...

Our client, Rafeon, took a break from his job laying tile to send us a selfie from work! When we first met with him, he was staying at one of...

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On the Job: Rafeon