Family First

Family First

As shared by Joshua H: I got laid off and so I haven’t worked in 3 months. Disability doesn’t cover what I need in order to support my family. Our mortgage is 2 months behind, which is causing me even more stress. My wife and I have 4 kids and one is a new born. […]

Man’s Bestfriend

Man’s Bestfriend

As shared by Skyler H:  My 5 month old puppy, Koda, needs surgery to remove a tumor that is growing quickly. I’ve been out of the Army since December 2017. I’m pursuing a career in Cyber Security. I’m currently enrolled in school and hope to have a career secured by graduation this summer. My wife works full time […]

Helpless

Helpless

As shared by Earl H: My wife and I were forced out of our apartment in Oak lawn, Illinois by our ex-Landlord. He told us May 1st he would not renew our lease when it expires at the end of Sept. 2017 because he did not want Section 8 in his building any longer. He […]

Every direction but up

Every direction but up

As shared by Nathan B:  Hello, My name is Nathan. I am one of the vets that recently inquired with another veteran about volunteering with your organization. Two months ago I was laid off from a wonderful job that is having financial difficulties and made budget cuts which in turn caused me to be one […]

Mothers nightmare

Mothers nightmare

As shared by Elyse M:  I was honorably discharged under HYT after 15 years. My 3 year old daughter has brain cancer and my husband left us. I am still seeking employment. More details can be better explained on the phone. Note from Crusaders:  Elyse is in need of a job. She had to retire […]

Demons of addiction

Demons of addiction

As shared by Michael M: I am having a lot of mental health issues and have recently lost my job. Due to being admitted to the hospital recently, getting out yesterday has put me in a position of having difficulty with food and bus transportation to and from appointments for mental healthcare, which I will […]