Stories of Hope

Stories of Hope

Esther's Story
Stories of Hope

Talk to the Experts

Esther's Story

"For years, he used the most beautiful parts of me against me. It wasn’t until I was at La Salle that I was finally able to reclaim my compassion, my drive, my spark, and my purpose."

Sarah's Story
Stories of Hope

Talk to the Experts

Sarah's Story

After years of hiding as a result of shame and stigma surrounding her HIV diagnosis, Sarah finally found a supportive place to call home at Catholic Social Services’ Kairos House. She shared her story on 630 CHED's Talk to the Experts alongside CEO, Dr. Troy  Davies, and host...
Amanda's Story
Stories of Hope

Talk to the Experts

Amanda's Story

She was only 16 when a motor vehicle accident left her with a traumatic brain injury. 

"It's hard to accept that I needed to start from scratch... the thing that helped me navigate and create my new life was Catholic Social Services."

Valerie's Story
Stories of Hope

Talk to the Experts

Valerie's Story

After months of living out of her vehicle unsure where to turn, Valerie found Catholic Social Services' Welcome Home program and found two "kindred sisters" in her volunteers.

Carol's Story
Stories of Hope

Carol's Story

Carol had spent years trapped in a cycle of abuse with her partner. What began behind closed doors was now taking place in front of their two-year-old son. Carol could see the affect the violence was having on him. Once playful and happy, he was now showing signs of aggression and...
Colby's Story
Stories of Hope

Even in times of desperation, hope exists.

Colby's Story

For Colby and his wife, seeing their daughter’s face as they sang her Happy Birthday for the first time was their hope for a brighter future.

Peter's Story
Stories of Hope

The Gift of Communication

Peter's Story

 Sometimes the trajectory of an entire life can be changed with one simple purchase.

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