Tag - children

Lisa is a young mother who was homeless for a year before coming to New Hope Community Center.

A young mother of three is Homeless No More

Like so many people, Lisa never imagined she’d need to knock on the door of a homeless shelter and ask for help. “Sometimes things don’t go the way you planned,” said Lisa, who’s from Lansing and had been homeless for about a year before coming to Holy Cross Services’ New Hope Community Center. “At first I thought it was embarrassing,” she said. “It was hard. I didn’t want to be here. I thought the world was on my back. I was broken. It was horrible.” But Lisa didn’t just have herself to look after, she had two children – a primary school son and a preschool daughter – and was pregnant with a third. (more…)

Holy Cross Supports Michigan Youth

In support of Child Abuse Prevention Month, we at Holy Cross are sharing stories and honoring our valued employees who work tirelessly to support Michigan youth in our great communities. Cathy Wells could still feel the stinging from eye surgery as she drove across Saginaw, Mich. to help one of her clients secure his first apartment. (more…)