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After more than 30 years of service to the East Valley, we have collected a number of success stories from among our former client families. Their hard work inspires us! Perhaps it will inspire you, too.

Sarah and Kids’s Story

Preparations for the first day of school have been a little different this year, with stressful considerations about in-classroom versus remote learning and staying safe while promoting healthy development. For one mom in our programs, Sarah, the return to school and the community’s outpouring of support for her family has been a welcome transition. Read more…

Jeremy and Erika’s Story

In April, 2018, Erika and Jeremy found themselves homeless while expecting their first child. They had both struggled with past substance abuse issues, and with the arrival of their son, were motivated to turn their lives around and begin building a brighter future together. Read more…

Loree’s Story

Like many families experiencing domestic violence, Loree came to Save the Family after being evicted from her home as a result of domestic violence at the hands of her spouse. Loree’s three children packed up as much as they could fit into Loree’s car and left South Carolina, planning to stay with friends in Arizona until they got back on their feet and found their own place. Read more…

Nancy and Aamoria’s Story

Nancy and her 9 year old daughter Aamoria came to Save the Family after sleeping in an emergency shelter for four months. When she entered our program, Nancy was pregnant with her second child. Nine year old Aamoria participated in our Youth Enrichment & Achievement (YEA!) Program and attended school while her mom found employment and attended parenting and budgeting classes. A few months later, Nancy and Aamoria welcomed their new family addition. It was a little brother for Aamoria. Over the months that passed, while her mom continued to work, save, and learn new skills, Aamoria was excelling in school and bonding with her baby brother. Read more…