Derek's Story

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Derek isn't the typical college student. At 25-years-old, he admits that he’s getting a late start compared to many of his peers, but he will correct anyone who assumes it’s due to post-high school foundering.

Derek's Story

After earning her bachelor's degree in 1996, Monique embarked on a rewarding career working with people who have various types of disabilities. Her work, along with being a mother of two young children, kept her busy helping others. After finally leaving an abusive marriage, Monique found herself raising her children on her own. Although she was still determined to be independent, Monique was faced with unexpected health challenges for both herself and one of her children.

Monique's Story

Frank’s part-time work allows him to help people and keep busy, but it is also a necessity for his family. His wife struggles with several worsening medical conditions, and the extra income is essential to help with daily expenses. Frank states, “Social security may seem like a lot at first, but it's not, really, after you add the cost of medical co-pays and the other necessities of life.”
 

Frank's Story

As a single mother of three girls, Robin is no stranger to an on-the-go lifestyle – and she really likes keeping busy. That is one of the reasons that Robin volunteers at a KLF pantry each week stocking shelves and helping others shop for their groceries.
 

Robin's Story