success story 3

A single father was referred to Harvest America by a local partner. The client was a victim of domestic abuse and had been homeless for two years. As a result, the client had to leave his children with others while he stayed in his car. Harvest America was able to assist him secure housing and other services such as food, utility assistance and fuel for his car. Since English was not his first language, Harvest America also assisted with applications for SNAP food benefits and LIEAP utility assistance. The client also requested assistance with applying for a second part time job, and the agency responded with assistance completing applications on line and preparing for interviews. The client is now self-sufficient and building a future for his family. He stated, “Ahora tengo casa y los recursos para alimentar a mis hijos. Gracias por toda su ayuda.”