Natalie is a struggling mother of 3 young children, 5-year-old daughter Jada, 4-year-old son Jaden, and 2-year-old son Joshua. She works as a home care aid assisting the elderly, but unfortunately doesn't make enough to provide for her family. Natalie heard about Reason to Give from her father, and came to us for help with household items, baby supplies, and clothing. She is also excited to start the Live and Learn program this fall.
Natalie grew up in the Humboldt Park community. She enjoys what the neighborhood has to offer and is happy that her children are growing up in an area where they can learn about their Dominican heritage. Natalie wants the best for her three children, and she hopes to raise them to be strong leaders in their community.
Natalie has always worked to support her family. However, she fell into some very hard times last year after being in a car accident. The injuries she sustained from the accident kept her from working for several months, putting her in a bad place financially. She now works in the north suburbs as a home care aide, but the long commute, short hours, and low wages make it difficult to support her family. Natalie is constantly sending out her resume in search of a better career.
Natalie needs diapers, clothing, small appliances, and things for the home. She and her children are very grateful for any help they receive.
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