Emily and her sister have had to grow up fast. In their neighbourhood, many kids do. Thanks to United Way and donors like you, Emily has a place to go after school.
After struggling with drugs and spending time in jail, Jayson found a United Way-supported program that helped give him the skills and opportunities to build a new life.
“You feel your world shrinking,” she reflects,” and when you don’t get to talk to your best friend anymore, it gets incredibly lonely.”