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October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Josefina and her family, participants at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

Josefina, a Metro CareRing participant who had been receiving occasional food assistance for several years, met with a Resource Specialist to discuss some financial problems that...

October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Josefina and her family, participants at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

Josefina, a Metro CareRing participant who had been receiving occasional food assistance for several years, met with a Resource Specialist to discuss some financial problems that...

October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Dan and Teresa, participants at Metro CareRing:

Dan and Teresa had both lost their jobs in the previous two weeks and were visiting Metro CareRing for the first time. Dan commented, "Last year, we donated food. I never thought we'd be on the other end.” As...

October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Dan and Teresa, participants at Metro CareRing:

Dan and Teresa had both lost their jobs in the previous two weeks and were visiting Metro CareRing for the first time. Dan commented, "Last year, we donated food. I never thought we'd be on the other end.” As...

October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Claudine, a participant at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

Claudine recently went through a divorce.  Her husband had been the primary breadwinner in the household, and after the divorce Claudine was “dead broke,” as she described it. She was living...

October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Claudine, a participant at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

Claudine recently went through a divorce.  Her husband had been the primary breadwinner in the household, and after the divorce Claudine was “dead broke,” as she described it. She was living...

October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Claudine, a participant at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

Claudine recently went through a divorce.  Her husband had been the primary breadwinner in the household, and after the divorce Claudine was “dead broke,” as she described it. She was living...

October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Claudine, a participant at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

Claudine recently went through a divorce.  Her husband had been the primary breadwinner in the household, and after the divorce Claudine was “dead broke,” as she described it. She was living...

October 10, 2014

The following story is a first-person account from Joe, a participant at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

I have been coming to Metro CareRing off and on for several years, and I can honestly tell you that the organization has changed my life. I used to be out on the streets, homeless...

October 10, 2014

The following story is a first-person account from Joe, a participant at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

I have been coming to Metro CareRing off and on for several years, and I can honestly tell you that the organization has changed my life. I used to be out on the streets, homeless...

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