For almost a year, Kathryn had been undergoing discouraging and painful treatments for leukemia. She had been hospitalized five times. Her energy and her spirits were low. In her dreams, she escaped by flying off to Hawaii, where she would snorkel or relax as the gentle trade winds warmed...Read More ››
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// Success Stories
Arturo Zepeda, a child of Mexican immigrants, was “dying on the vine” when “I Have A Dream” Foundation (IHAD) adopted his class, said John Horan, Executive Director of IHAD’s Chicago office. Evidence showed that Arturo was far beyond his class in potential. So IHAD worked to secure him a...Read More ››
Somewhere in the United States, someone is waiting on a national list, hoping against hope that a new heart will come in time. Others need lung transplants, or kidneys, or a liver to survive. Patti Hickerson from Houston, TX, had just given birth to her first child, Christopher, when...Read More ››
With seeds donated by America the Beautiful Fund (ABF) , volunteers in communities across the country are clearing vacant lots, cleaning up abandoned gardens and using any plot of land they can find to grow food for low-income families, soup kitchens and pantries. In Hyannis, MA, 3,000 low income...Read More ››