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An Anchor in Uncertain Times

Shelly Peyton, a 63-year-old woman who lives in Mount Vernon, is employed as a Patient Service Representative in a local hospital. Despite being employed, unforeseen medical bills caused her to …

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A Place to Call Home

“Public parking garages often served as the ultimate place to sleep, to shelter from poor weather, were perfect for hiding from overly critical community members, and allowed for a somewhat …

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A Large Family Makes It Work

A referral to The Bridge Fund sets things right. Meet the Diaz family: mom Paola, dad Emiliano and their four children. The kids—two daughters, Patricia 15 and Pamela 8, and …

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Support after Very Bad Luck

Fraud followed by financial assistance.  Philip Graham enjoys living in Croton-on-Hudson. Although he rarely takes the train these days, when he does, he finds the view of the river a …

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Family Crisis Resolved

When a family member who lives far away needs help, travel expenses and
loss of wages can quickly drain savings and lead to rental arrears.

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Miguel’s Breakthrough

And since Sofia’s income couldn’t sustain the household they were denied emergency rental assistance by the Department of Social Services.