Thanks to the Union Baptist Church for the donation of a new vanity and sink that was installed in one of our below-market-rate rental apartments. The tenant family - a mom and two young daughters - is thrilled!
Year after year, communities of color disproportionately experience homelessness and housing insecurity. The National Alliance to End Homelessness reports, "The most striking disparity can be found among African Americans, who represent 13 percent of the general population but account for 40 percent of people experiencing homelessness and more than 50 percent of homeless families with children." It's time to change the story.
This mom and son have weathered the worst of COVID-19. Fortunately, Mom has continued working throughout the pandemic. But distance learning added a new challenge. With a little help from Always Home, they have maintained stable housing.