Saver Stories

May 16, 2020
Anastacia’s Story: Helping Others in a Time of Need

Meet Anastacia, an intensive in-home counselor who lives in Roanoke, West Virginia. What’s it like where you live? I’ve lived in Roanoke for eight years now. I live with my boyfriend and two roommates in a house. We’re actually getting ready to move with our roommates to a new home in the same community! My…

May 12, 2020
Margaret and Tom’s Story: Giving All They Can During the Coronavirus Lockdown

Meet Margaret and Tom, East Coast natives who live in Connecticut. What do you both do for work? Margaret: I’ve been a United Way food pantry manager for the past 14 years. Normally, I order food for pickup, help people shop, and take inventory. It’s only open certain times a day to limit the foot…

May 04, 2020
Kirsten’s Story: Adjusting to Life in Lockdown

Meet Kirsten, who lives with her sons and fiancé in Myrtle Beach, SC. Who’s in your family? I have two boys and a fiancé who’s basically a husband at this point. My youngest, Grayson, is five years old, and my oldest, Peyton, is seven years old. It’s hard managing two boys, but it’s manageable. What’s…

April 30, 2020
Amy’s Story: An Essential Employee During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Meet Amy, a banker with two teenage daughters who lives in North Tazewell, Virginia. What’s your profession? I work at New People’s Bank and I do customer service. I do loans and I dabble in just about everything in the bank. We have a stay-at-home...

May 08, 2020
Michelle’s Story: Happiness Is Contagious

Meet Michelle, a former health insurance agent who lives with her two granddaughters in Wisconsin. What’s it like where you live? I grew up in Wisconsin and I’ve been here for 52 years. I have a 33-year-old son who doesn’t live with me, but I’m tak...