A Better Life for Father & Family

Addicted to money, clothing, women and cars, Ricardo was in and out of jail for dealing drugs when he realized he needed to turn his life around. “I surrendered my life to Jesus,” explains Ricardo. “At TLC, I learned how to be more responsible with my daughter. For the first time in my life, I decided to accept help.” Ricardo was assigned to work with Diane, one of Tabor’s former Rapid Re-housing Case Managers [currently now, the Mental Health Housing/PATH Programs Case Manager], to help Ricardo find permanent housing for himself and his daughter. Diane opened Ricardo’s case September 30 and on November 3, Ricardo and his daughter moved into a 2 bedroom apartment that fit within Ricardo’s ve

It Could Happen To Anyone

In The Globe and Mail, Toronto, published May 8, 2015, Janet McFarland reported on an interview with Credit Canada CEO Laurie Campbell. To quote her article, “Ms. Campbell says it is a myth that highly indebted people are poor and uneducated. Many of her firm’s clients are educated and articulate professionals who are simply bad at managing their money. But the clients who stick in her memory are the ones with sad stories about losing their jobs at an older age and not being able to land new ones, or who have suffered personal tragedies like the death of a child that left them shattered and unable to continue working. “It taught her everyone is potentially vulnerable – including herself.” Ta

Love for humankind

Philanthropy, literally, means love for humankind. In everyday terms, it means making gifts … gifts for ministries, churches, hospitals, human services and much more. They are gifts that transfer our love into action. In our country’s recent past, we have seen generous outpourings of philanthropy generated by the love for humankind. So, why do you give to the organizations you do? Love for the charity and its mission? Love for the ultimate use of the gift by the charity? Or, maybe you desire to reduce income or estate taxes? Studies have ranked the prior three reasons to give the highest. No matter your motivation for giving to an organization, your planned gifts show your love for humankind

Not Alone

Amanda is a 27-year old single mother who was incarcerated for six months because of a series of poor decisions. After two months in prison, her son Aiden was born. During the next four months a Christian couple took care of him, sending pictures and letters, and they remain in touch. While imprisoned, Amanda learned about Beth Shalom. The chaplain suggested it would be a good place for her to get back on her feet. Lenara, Beth Shalom’s program coordinator, met with Amanda to discuss the criteria necessary to be accepted in this Christian based program. Amanda was excited about the possibility of living at Beth Shalom. Lenara picked her up on the day of her release, and she has been at Bet

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