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.

Client Spotlight: Candice

Posted Tuesday September 02, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

Happy September, everyone! August was a very busy month for us. Here’s...

Happy September, everyone! August was a very busy month for us. Here’s a note from a client we helped right before taking a few days off for the Labor Day...

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Client Spotlight: Candice

Client Spotlight: Rhonda

Posted Tuesday August 05, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

We really love our partner organizations for referring such wonderful clients to...

We really love our partner organizations for referring such wonderful clients to us for assistance. Today’s client spotlight is on Rhonda, a client who was referred to us by our...

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Client Spotlight: Rhonda

Client Spotlight: Terry

Posted Monday August 04, 2014 by Small Sums

Here is Terry, a Small Sums client,  slinging pizzas at a downtown...

Here is Terry, a Small Sums client,  slinging pizzas at a downtown Minneapolis student cafeteria. Small Sums helped him take the job, providing no-skid work shoes and a bus pass...

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Client Spotlight: Lee

Posted Tuesday July 08, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

Today’s Client Spotlight comes from a nice walk-in client we helped today....

Today’s Client Spotlight comes from a nice walk-in client we helped today. Our client, Lee, is pictured here with Greg (front), Small Sums’ Administrative Manager. Lee was referred to Small...

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Client Spotlight: Lee

Client Spotlight: Davarr

Posted Thursday June 12, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

Today’s Client Spotlight is shining on Davarr, a recent client who has...

Today’s Client Spotlight is shining on Davarr, a recent client who has returned to work as a security guard. In this photo, Davarr is writing a thank-you letter to Small...

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Client Spotlight: Davarr

Client Spotlight: Ricky

Posted Tuesday June 10, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

Meet today’s Client Spotlight member, Ricky! Ricky, a big-and-tall client, came to...

Meet today’s Client Spotlight member, Ricky! Ricky, a big-and-tall client, came to us through a local nonprofit job-placement program in need of size 15 work boots and some clothes. Oftentimes,...

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Client Spotlight: Ricky

Client Spotlight: James

Posted Thursday June 05, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

Today’s Client Spotlight is on James. “I am grateful to Small Sums...

Today’s Client Spotlight is on James. “I am grateful to Small Sums because they helped me get back employed in the construction field when I was unable to supply myself...

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Client Spotlight: James

Client Spotlight: Sarah

Posted Tuesday May 27, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

Today’s Client Spotlight is shining on Sarah. We recently met Sarah through...

Today’s Client Spotlight is shining on Sarah. We recently met Sarah through our wonderful friends at The Dignity Center in downtown Minneapolis. Sarah has just started a new job in food service,...

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Client Spotlight: Sarah

Client Spotlight: Danny

Posted Monday May 26, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

Happy Memorial Day, everyone! We’re shining today’s Client Spotlight on Danny, a...

Happy Memorial Day, everyone! We’re shining today’s Client Spotlight on Danny, a United States Army veteran who was referred to us by his case manager at the Department of Veteran’s...

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Client Spotlight: Danny

Client Spotlight: Andrew

Posted Sunday May 25, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

Today we’re highlighting one of our recent clients Andrew. Andrew came to...

Today we’re highlighting one of our recent clients Andrew. Andrew came to us from Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota‘s construction program a few months back. He recently came to visit us at the...

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Client Spotlight: Andrew