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Category: Success Stories

Student on path to success thanks high-quality early learning

Not only did Success By 6 help the family financially, Jimmy received high-quality early learning, which is essential for success later in life.

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United Way gives ‘hope’ a second chance for local family

Hope and her family are just one example of the thousands of lives changed by Full Service Schools every year.

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How an uninsured woman beat breast cancer at no charge

Molly is cancer free and alive today thanks to United-Way-funded We Care and its dedicated network of physicians.

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Local couple saves thousands thanks to United Way RealSense

Since RealSense began 13 years ago, the Bostons have used the initiative’s free tax-preparation services, learning so much along the way.

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Success Story Update: Laila Farrington

Within a year of receiving support from Full Service Schools, Laila began to understand that while she could not control the situation with her parents, she could still be successful.

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Success Story: Peyton Jones

When Peyton started the school-year as a new VPK student at the Riverplace Chappell Childcare Center, she was hesitant, not quite sure of herself. Now, Peyton has blossomed into a confident student, ready to take on new learning opportunities.

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Success Story: Claudia deCurnou

DeCurnou is grateful for the volunteers at the RealSense tax sites but, sees her family’s experience with RealSense more as a beginning to a good financial future.

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Success Story: Gail Peterson

Secure in her new home, Peterson is looking to volunteer more and help others use the lessons she learned from RealSense.

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Improvements in Education and Income: Angela Boyd’s Story

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Success Story: Jazzlyn Nathan

Although she faced difficulties in middle school, Achievers For Life helped Jazzlyn become a successful high schooler with big dreams for her future.

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