The EITC enabled the Chapmans to properly take care of their family.
Receiving the EITC has allowed Kara to guarantee their car will remain on the road because she was able to purchase new tires and pay for much needed repairs that had been previously ignored.
The EITC helps a mother of two children afford college to improve her job potential.
The EITC helps a grandfather and his wife care for their two orphaned grandchildren while running the family farm.
The EITC helps a mother pay for child care, so that she may work full time to support her two young children.
The EITC protects a family with three children from becoming homeless after their father loses his well-paying job and becomes unable to afford their mother's medical expenses.
On May 22, 2011 the town of Joplin, Missouri hit the national radar (literally!) when it experienced the devastating effects of a massive tornado that killed over 150 people and damaged or destroyed about 8,000 structures. The tornado demolished six of Joplin’s public schools, leaving 54% of Joplin's schoolchildren with no school to attend the following morning.
Today I am 48 years old, and I found out that I was infected with this incurable virus at the age of 43. I have been blessed to have access to services here in Portland, Oregon. CascadeAIDS Project has been helping me ever since I was diagnosed.
My name is Katie, and I would like to introduce you to someone who is a great inspiration to me. His name is Will, and he is my son. Will was born almost eight years ago. At birth, Will was just like any other baby. But as Will began to grow, we knew something was wrong.