Undoubtedly, parents want what is best for their children. They want to see all of their kids' dreams come true and watch them grow and succeed in the future.
Rita has had some unlucky breaks to say the least. The first came when she was kicked out of her house and disowned by her family for becoming pregnant. Then she struggled as a single mom, hardly able to find a job to support herself and her children.
Konnor has a smile that lights up any room and an equally infectious personality. Every person who comes to this local food pantry in Miami loves him. He’s always there to offer a kind word, a reassuring story, or a compassionate smile.
“I chose the wrong path,” he admits. “If I would have made better choices, I would still have had everything my family built when I was a kid.”
Annie and Shane have the kind of relationship you see in people who can honestly say, “I married my best friend.” Their personalities contrast in a way that compliments them both.
Giving is in Gabrielle’s nature. The first thing she’s eager to share are words. She’s outgoing and friendly, speaking with her hands as much as her voice.
Maya has big plans for her future. Goal number one: college. Specifically, she’s looking for a Bible college where she can expand her volunteering track record into full-fledged missionary work while putting her love of worship music to good use.
Just like the flower she’s named after, Daisy Mae is known to bring smiles to anyone who meets her. At 9 years old, she is the youngest child in her family, living in the Canapnapan district in the Philippines.
“Getting help like that definitely gives us hope because it definitely means there's still good people in this world,” William told us. “We would’ve lost our house and ended up in a homeless shelter. You helped us at our lowest time. Thank you!”