A collection of personal impact stories of Primavera participants, donors, volunteers, community partners, funders, Board of Directors, team members, and Primavera Works customers.
Back in 1995, he was a troubled young adult who discovered a passion for the cabinetry trade, thanks to two years of dedication through our original workforce development program, Primavera Builders. 24 years later, he stopped by Primavera Works to inquire about hiring current program participants for his own cabinetry business, Escalante Kitchen & Bath, LLC, with a desire to give back by inspiring others to be their best in life. "Start strong. Stay strong. Most importantly, finish strong,” he said.
In just one year, as a single mother of five children, she learned how to manage her finances, save money, and improve her credit rating. She believes it was her Mother’s Day gift from Primavera when she received vital financial assistance, allowing her to purchase her first home for her family. All of her children enjoyed learning about financial empowerment and completed the Her Family financial education classes, too.
More than 3,000 people used the mail service between 2020 and 2022.
Por primera vez desde que se convirtió en madre, planea organizar una cena de Acción de Gracias en su nuevo apartamento para su familia.
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Entre agosto de 2020 y julio de 2022, el programa entregó $64,000,000 en asistencia de emergencia de desalojo y asistencia de servicios públicos a 11,200 hogares afectados por el COVID-19. Más de 30,000 residentes permanecieron alojados debido a la ayuda de emergencia a través del programa.
La lluvia es una bendición en el desierto. Pero para las personas sin hogar, las lluvias durante el verano pueden ser peligrosas. Hablamos con visitantes en el Centro de Hospitalidad para Mujeres Casa Paloma y hombres del Refugio para Hombres Primavera sobre los desafíos únicos de no tener un hogar durante los monzones de verano.
Experiencing homelessness during Monsoon Season in Southern Arizona.
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Eight years ago, I found myself alone, homeless, and living in the Santa Cruz River...
I gave birth to my daughter when I was 18 years old. I was married at 19 and divorced at 21. As a young single mother, I had to drop out of college and work full-time to support my daughter. Like so many single mothers, I put my dreams on hold to think of someone else...
When I was 13 years old, I was considered "homeless." I kept running away from my mother's battle with alcoholism, from one friend's house to another, and back again...
I’m from northern New Jersey. My parents moved here [to Arizona] in 1970. I came out for visits and decided to move out here when the time came in 1985. Moving here started a 14-year abusive relationship. I tried to get away; he followed me to Oakland and abused me there. I had a job in Oakland but it folded...