Health & Wellness

Connie’s story: breaking free from 25 years of abuse

For 25 years, Connie’s abusive husband made her life a nightmare. Fortunately, she found help and hope through counseling — and now helps other women who survive domestic violence.

Purity’s story: the gift of hearing

Purity’s hearing impairment could have hindered her from being prepared for kindergarten, but with help from the Callier Center for Communications Disorders, her future is bright and coming in loud and clear.

Emily’s story: making her school healthy

After her elementary school was selected to be a Healthy Zone School In-Training, 11-year-old Emily and her friends led a student movement to make being healthy fun which helped the school earn the promotion to Healthy Zone School after the first year in the program.

Chelsie’s story: domestic violence survivor gives women hope at volunteer event

After a year of intense counseling and support services by Dallas nonprofits like Mosaic Family Services, Chelsie took the first step on her journey from abused woman to self-made entrepreneur.

Logan’s story: homeless at 19

After aging out of the foster care system, Logan was living alone and in his car. Now thanks to CASA, he has a home, a family, and a future.

Katherine’s story: hometown hero pays it forward

Every day this summer, Katherine will visit low-income housing areas, where she hands out nutritious meals and snacks and plays games with more than 100 kids.

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