Stories

November 25, 2020
Jason’s Story: Big Dreams of Giving Back to the Community

Meet Jason, a student who’s pursuing an A.A. in Fine Arts from the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI). How are your college classes? We start in-person classes in January, so I’m looking forward to that. All my classes are online right now, which isn’t too bad. It helps that my generation is pretty good…

November 20, 2020
Heather’s Story: Helping Her Community Deal With COVID-19

Meet Heather, a hospice nurse who lives with her husband and two girls in Colchester, Vermont. Tell me about your job. I’m a registered nurse (RN) at Bayada Hospice, where we support five counties in the state of Vermont. Right now, I have 12-18 clients of my own. While I’m thankful for a steady job…

October 28, 2020
Lisa’s Story: Working as a Waitress During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Meet Lisa, a waitress and DoorDasher who lives with her husband in Louisiana. What’s it like working in-person right now? I’m working two jobs at the moment. My main job is serving and waitressing at a local restaurant. I’d consider myself a frontline worker because I’m interacting with folks in person a couple of days…

October 23, 2020
April’s Story: Wanting Better For Her Son

Meet April, a single mother who lives with her two-year-old son in Nevada. How have the last couple of months been? My son and I have been through a lot, but we’re still patient. I’m trying to do the best I can to provide for him. Things are tough ...

November 04, 2020
Katoya’s Story: COVID-19 Made her Family Have to Live Separately

Meet Katoya, the supervisor for a post office who lives with her husband and four kids in Hosston, LA. Tell me what goes on in a day in your life. Work, home, and kids. That’s basically it. We’ll go on an adventure as a family every now and then. H...