Chris Puts His Children—and Their Futures—First

Chris Puts His Children—and Their Futures—First

Twenty-nine-year-old Chris Conley wants his children to have a better life than he's had. Chris dropped out of high school on the first day of his senior year. He married young then divorced. Today, he's a single parent to Briley and Brickley. 

Kimberly Seeks Higher Education to Provide for her Children

Kimberly Seeks Higher Education to Provide for her Children

After raising two children already and working two full-time jobs just to make ends meet, Kimberly Murphy decided it was time to make a better life for herself and for her 12-year-old daughter.

United Way Partners Provide a Lifeline for Meredith

United Way Partners Provide a Lifeline for Meredith

This wasn't supposed to be how life would go. Meredith Demaree expected to marry her sailor beau, have the typical family unit, and live happily ever.But life happened, as it does for so many, and she found herself back in her hometown, a single mom, looking for a job that would support her and her two young children.